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…

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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…

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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…

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Set Up A Puppy Playpen and Crate in 4 Simple Steps

How To Set Up A Puppy Playpen and Crate

We feel it’s essential that every puppy owner learns how to set up a puppy playpen and crate, and here’s why… A common mistake new puppy owners make is giving their puppies access to the whole home right away. And it leads to a lot of preventable problems like accidents on surfaces that are not…

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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…

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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…

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How to introduce a new puppy to your cat

How To Introduce A Puppy To A Cat: 10 Tips For A Positive Experience

It’s time to bring a new puppy into the family, and everyone seems so excited! But what about your cat? Do you know how to introduce a puppy to a cat, so it’s a positive experience for everyone involved? Cats can sometimes be wonderfully aloof and unperturbed about much. So, of course, you would imagine…

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5 Puppy Feeding Tips to Ensure Your Puppy Is Eating Right

Puppy Feeding: 5 Easy Ways to Ensure Your Puppy Is Eating Right

Am I Feeding My Puppy Enough?   “I don’t want my puppy to starve! This just doesn’t look like enough food!” “My other dog doesn’t eat like this – what’s wrong with my puppy?”   New puppy owners have so many questions and concerns about puppy feeding. Potty training, crate training, introducing the puppy to…

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