Training Archive

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Training 101 – WAIT and COME Commands

To successfully train your dog, you must be prepared to practice every day. Short and often is the best policy. Several five to ten minute sessions a day will give your dog plenty of time to build reliability, even around distractions. It is …

Training 101 – Look at Me Command

There is something important for every dog owner to remember. When your dog hears his name it should always be in a positive manner. For example, if you scold your dog saying, “Cosmo, bad dog!” that negative connotation will stick with him …
Dog Counter Surfing

Training 101 ~ Counter Surfing

It is important to realize that dogs were originally opportunistic scavengers so thieving is a natural behavior for them.  However, in today’s world it is not an acceptable behavior for our pets.  Aside from being an annoying and possibly destructive habit, it …