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Understanding More about “Triggers” in Dog Training

Understanding More about “Triggers” in Dog Training

  I use the word “trigger” A LOT lately. And, through extensive communication, I realize that not every knows what it means when it comes to dog training. So, what does “trigger” mean when it comes to dog training? What...

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What You Don’t Understand About Your Dog Coming When Called

What You Don’t Understand About Your Dog Coming When Called

I’ve said it before and I will say it again…. There is NOTHING MORE IMPORTANT THAN HAVING A DOG THAT COMES WHEN CALLED! Life with and for dogs can be dangerous. One dropped lead can lead to disaster and death....

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6 Ways to Manage a Hyperactive Dog

6 Ways to Manage a Hyperactive Dog

So you think you have a hyperactive dog? For the majority of dog owners, I think their dogs are lacking exercise and mental stimulation. After all, if you locked me in a room with four white walls, a sofa and...

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Springtime Dog Training Tips

Springtime Dog Training Tips

Take advantage of the season’s warm, sunny weather by getting outdoors–with your dog! Spring and summer are the perfect time to work on further training with your puppy and bonding and the possibilities are endless. Rover.com, the nation’s largest online...

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How to Get Your Kleptomaniac Dog to Drop Anything

How to Get Your Kleptomaniac Dog to Drop Anything

There is nothing better to a dog than grabbing something he shouldn’t have and then getting chased through the house! If you watch puppies play with each other this is often the exact game they choose! They grab an item,...

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Do You Have a Hyperactive Dog?

Do You Have a Hyperactive Dog?

We live in a fast paced world. Most of the time I love modern technology, but sometimes I want to go back to when things were simpler. I actually blame modern technology and the hormones and odd things that we...

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3 Mentally Stimulating Games You Can Play While Walking Your Dog

3 Mentally Stimulating Games You Can Play While Walking Your Dog

I have been saying this for years…. We humans are BORING. Even though going on a walk is probably one of your dog’s favorite activities, the reason that it can become so frustrating for you is that your dog tunes...

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5 Training Mistakes That Can Turn Your Dog from Pussy Cat to Tasmanian Devil

5 Training Mistakes That Can Turn Your Dog from Pussy Cat to Tasmanian Devil

1) Changing the Rules All the Time In order to work with your dog effectively, you have to pick rules and remain consistent. I understand that most owners think they follow this rule to a “T” but how many of...

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5 Commands That Your Dog Should Know

5 Commands That Your Dog Should Know

When you begin training, whether you use simple commands or aim for adding in fun tricks, you should begin with the basics. After all, these fine skills are the building blocks which your dog will use for the rest of...

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Moving With Pets And Children

A Step-By-Step Guide To Moving With Pets And Children

Disturbing routines can cause pressure and stress. This is especially true when you’re an animal, or a small child who doesn’t comprehend why life is changing. Feeling scared can be a recipe for disaster, whether you’re talking about kids or...

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