Will Work for Cookies

Will Work for Cookies

Will Work for Cookies Most folks know that you need some form of motivation to teach your dog new behaviors and most of the time that motivation comes in the form of cookies or food. Often times folks get stuck in this type of reinforcement and their dog starts...
Value of Rewards

Value of Rewards

Value of rewards. When training our dog, we often overlook what our dog finds valuable. We assume the treats that the pet store attendant suggested are the best thing since slice bread. Only to find out when we go home and offer one to our pup, they turn their nose...
Loose Leash Walking for the Human

Loose Leash Walking for the Human

Training tip for the day is all about you and how you handle the leash. I often find owners in a game of tug-a-war with their dog when it comes to walking them on the leash. They’re tensed, pulling back, have the leash wrapped around their hand 50 million...
Housebreaking Tips and Tricks

Housebreaking Tips and Tricks

If they eat, take them out. If they wake up, take them out. If they just got done playing, take them out. So you bought a new puppy and the first thing he does as soon as he walks into your home is pee on the floor. You feel a tinge of anger creep in, but it’s a new...
Don’t Buy That Christmas Puppy

Don’t Buy That Christmas Puppy

Tis the season of family love and puppy kisses…kids and adults, alike, are looking to add a new fluffy member to their family.  As my newsfeed is filled with new puppies anxiously waiting on their new homes, I have to wonder how many will end back with the breeder or...