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Proactive Dog Training Benefits – What are They?

September 6, 2022

Dogs, like people, often learn by doing. In fact, puppies and older dogs are constantly learning how to react in different situations that’s why proactive dog training is so important. Dogs learn by two different methods, including operant conditioning and classical conditioning.  Operant Conditioning Basics Operant conditioning creates learning by the consequences of specific actions.…

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The Pros And Cons Of DIY Grooming And Training – And Why Professionals May Be The Best Answer

January 2, 2022

There are hundreds of types and breeds of dogs, from purebreds to lovable mutts, and all have their own unique personalities, quirks, and potential problem behaviors. Dog owners also are very different, with some having extensive experience in grooming, training, and caring for dogs while others may be enjoying dog ownership for the first time…

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Managing Dog Separation Anxiety As The Kids Go Back To School

August 31, 2020

Even though this school year may look and feel different from other school years, most kids are going back to school in some form or fashion. This is always a difficult time for family pets, particularly if kids spend a lot of time playing with their four-legged companions over the summer months as they can…

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Myth Busters About Puppy Socialization

March 9, 2020

There are, unfortunately, a lot of myths and misunderstandings about training dogs, with a lot of these myths around puppy socialization as well as actual obedience work with puppies of all ages.  Myth: Puppies are naturally friendly and socialized  It is true that puppies are naturally socialized with their littermates, mother, and the breeder or…

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Creative Ways To Exercise Your Dog In Winter

January 10, 2019

Dogs are a lot like people in many ways. There are some dogs that love being outdoors no matter what the weather and some that would prefer never to go outside if it is cold, wet or wintery. No matter where you live bad winter weather from snow to rain and storms to ice can…

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Types of Dog Training

August 1, 2017

Popular Options For Dog Training Having a well-behaved dog is a great way to be able to take your pet with you to a lot of different events, activities, and places. However, it is also important to train your dog for your safety as well as for the safety of your pet. Dog training is…

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Questions To Ask A Potential Dog Trainer

June 27, 2017

What To Ask A Dog Trainer Taking the time to get to know as much as you can about the professional services offered by a dog trainer is an important step in getting the right match for your dog and yourself. Being a dog trainer is a lot more than just having a way with…

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Preventing Dog Bites: A Guide For Owners

March 14, 2017

In most states and localities, controlling a dog of any breed or type is the responsibility of the owner. While there are some exceptions, legal liability always rests with the aggressive dog’s owner. The most common exceptions are if the dog is guarding or protecting and on or her own property or if the individual…

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