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Get Involved In Dog Sports

Get Involved In Dog Sports

If you have an active lifestyle or have a dog that needs to get rid of a bunch of energy you may consider getting involved in some type of dog sport. There are a bunch of dog sports to get involved in and in this article, I will discuss just a few of them.

How To Help A Shy, Fearful Dog

How To Help A Shy, Fearful Dog

Do you have a dog that is shy and fearful?  You know the dog I am talking about.  It won't approach new people and is very fearful in new situations and environments. 

Is Your Dog Showing Aggression in the Home?

Is Your Dog Showing Aggression in the Home?

Aggression in the home has become an epidemic.  What I mean by aggression in the home is where your dog has possibly bitten the kids, the adults and even the other dog in the house. 

Is Your Dog On This List?

Is Your Dog On This List?

If your dog breed is on this list they are likely prone to hip and joint issues.  You should begin giving them a supplement as early as 1 year old to fend off early onset if doggy arthritis.

How Safe Are Your Dog Treats?

How Safe Are Your Dog Treats?

When it comes to dog treats I always wonder why we feel dogs even need them.

Unfortunately, a large percentage of dog treats really aren’t that good for your dog and provide no nutritional value.

Keeping You and Your Dog Safe in the Car

Keeping You and Your Dog Safe in the Car

Did you know...
 
An unrestrained 10-pound dog in a crash at 50 mph will exert roughly
500 pounds of force, while an unrestrained 80-pound dog in a crash
at only 30 mph will exert approximately 2400 pounds of force.

My Personal Training Video With Frisbee - Part 4 Easy Tricks to Teach Your Dog

My Personal Training Video With Frisbee - Part 4 Easy Tricks to Teach Your Dog

In this next video, I just pull everything together and go through the different commands.  I add "over" in this video as well.  

But before I share this video I want to tell you a story about how not knowing the leave it command ended up getting Frisbee attacked at a park by two dogs off leash.

My Real Life Training Videos With Frisbee - Part 3 The Leave It Command

My Real Life Training Videos With Frisbee - Part 3 The Leave It Command

You've made it to Part 3 of the training video series with Frisbee, The Leave It Command.

This is probably one of the most important commands to teach your dog on top of the Recall Command,  which I am actually working with Frisbee on right now.

My Real Life Training Video With Frisbee - Part 2 Down-Stay

My Real Life Training Video With Frisbee - Part 2 Down-Stay

This next training session is also very important.  Teaching your dog the down-stay command is helpful in general, but again, even more helpful when you have a dog that is reactive.

My Real Life Training Video With Frisbee - Part 1 Sit-Stay

My Real Life Training Video With Frisbee - Part 1 Sit-Stay

If you've read my previous blog posts you know that we've had some biting issues with our little man, Frisbee, due to fear aggression.

Stop Your Puppy From Chewing

Stop Your Puppy From Chewing

Does your puppy chew a little too much? It is important to train your puppy to stop chewing on everything in the house. With these tips, you can successfully get your dog to stop chewing on everything he sees. I will also share some of the crazy things our shepherd puppy chewed that you'll probably never believe.

Are You Looking to Add a Child-Friendly, Furry Friend to Your Family?

Are You Looking to Add a Child-Friendly, Furry Friend to Your Family?

If you’re in the market to add a new furry, four-legged friend to your family and you have kids you are probably doing a lot of research and asking a lot of people for their opinions about children friendly dogs.