Puppy Training

Find fun and effective tips and techniques for successfully training your puppy in these Puppy Training articles that will help you raise a well-mannered pup.

The Most Ineffective Dog Training Methods and What to Do Instead

4 Most Ineffective Dog Training Methods and What to Do Instead

,

Many puppy owners who join our program are surprised to learn that some of the other popular dog training programs continue to promote obsolete and ineffective dog training methods and techniques. And following that advice is like sending your child to a school that still uses spanking and paddling to manage a child’s behavior. For…

Read More
Positive reinforcement puppy training techniques

Positive Puppy Training for a Happy, Obedient Puppy

,

I think it’s great that you recognize that training is important because, unless we teach our pets what we expect, we could end up with a lifetime of frustrated humans and confused dogs. That’s why I get so excited about sharing the best approach to training your dog or a new puppy – a method…

Read More
Best Dog Treats for Puppy Training

12 Best Puppy Training Treats to Motivate Your Dog

,

With the variety of dog treats on the market, how do you know which are the best puppy training treats to motivate your dog? I'm going to let you in on a little secret. When it comes to puppy treats for training, one size does not fit all! I’ll bet you didn’t realize that there…

Read More
Puppy Training 101 - Top 20 Things to Expect in Puppy's First Year

Puppy Training 101: Top 20 Things to Expect in Puppy's First Year

,

If you’re a first-time puppy owner… or it’s been a while since a new puppy was welcomed into your home… you’re probably wondering what to expect in your puppy’s first year! As you’ll see in Puppy Training 101, there is a lot of change that happens during a puppy’s first year. Puppy’s first year includes…

Read More
What To Teach An 8-Week-Old Puppy

6 Essential Things to Teach An 8-Week-Old-Puppy

,

Knowing what to teach an 8-week-old puppy can make puppy’s transition into your family smoother, especially during the first few weeks. But puppies have so much to learn that you may not know where to start! So I’m going to share six key things you should teach your 8-week-old puppy. If your puppy is a…

Read More
5 puppy crate training tips from an expert

Top 5 Pro Tips for Puppy Crate Training Success

,

What’s all the buzz about puppy crate training? Seems like a lot of work, right? Is it really all it’s cracked up to be?  Maybe you’re wondering why that little creature can’t just sleep in bed with you.  She can!  But… not yet! Many new puppy owners make the mistake of avoiding the use of…

Read More
online puppy training - the best way to train a puppy at home

Online Puppy Training: The Best Way to Train A Puppy at Home

,

After getting a new puppy, you may be wondering when you should start training your puppy and where to begin when you do because we all want a dog with good behavior. A common mistake new puppy owners make is postponing obedience training until they start seeing behaviors they want to fix. But take it…

Read More

10 Tips to Be the Best Puppy Owner

,

Who doesn’t love a cute cuddly puppy?   They sure can bring joy to our lives! It’s great coming home to a wagging tail, a sloppy kiss, and unconditional love, am I right? Your pup loves you no matter what you smell like, what you do or if you decide to stay in your pj’s…

Read More
Leash Training a Puppy to Walk Without Pulling

Epic Tips for Leash Training a Puppy to Walk Without Pulling

,

Is leash training a puppy turning out to be more challenging than you expected? All that pulling on the leash, cutting in front of you while walking, stopping, and refusing to move… can drive you crazy! And it can be frustrating for your puppy, too, because puppies aren't born knowing that they should walk nicely…

Read More