Saving Your Home’s Contents From Your Pet
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Does your dog seem to think that many things around your home are canine cuisine? Many dogs, especially puppies, tend to munch on things like remote controls, paper towels, food trash, and even unmentionables from the bathroom wastebasket. For many … Read More

Toys Are For Dogs
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Chewing is one of the most common problems we come across as dog trainers. In some households, the damage is vast, involving things such as sofas, carpeting, moulding, and more. But in many households, particularly ones with puppies, there is … Read More

Benefits of a Dog Toy Box
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Dog toys are a very important part of owning a dog or puppy. Since dogs enjoy chewing, the purpose of dog toys is to provide your pet with appropriate items to chew so he doesn’t chew other things around your … Read More

Stopping Dogs or Puppies From Eating Things Outside
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Grass, sticks, dirt and even rocks… these are a few of the things many puppies and some adult dogs will pick up and play with or eat when spending time outside. While simply chasing a stick and bringing it to … Read More

Outdoor Doggy Destruction
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Spring is here! Birds are chirping, squirrels are scampering and flowers are sprouting. It is at this time of year that many people feel it would be a shame for their dog to spend the day indoors while the family … Read More

Bones Don’t Love Dogs
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Without a doubt, dogs love bones. Chewing is very important to dogs, because it helps keep their teeth clean, their gums healthy and gives them something to do. Most pet owners like to give their dogs bones for these reasons, … Read More

Dog & Puppy Chewing Problems
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Chewing is an issue which occurs most often with puppies, but sometimes adult dogs have this problem too. Puppies tend to explore the world with their mouths. A shoe with an interesting odor?… Let’s see what it tastes like! However, … Read More

Timid or Shy Dogs
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Some dogs are boisterous, outgoing and brave. Others are more timid and shy. Just like people, each dog has their own personality. Sometimes these differences can be a matter of genetics (nature), or can be learned through their life experiences … Read More

The Proverbial Rolled Up Newspaper
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Remember the rolled up newspaper? Used by our grandparents and those before them, this was the accepted method of correcting one’s dog for any infraction. Perhaps you yourself have used a rolled up newspaper, either to whack the dog, or … Read More

Home Alone… Training Tips for Dog’s Separation Anxiety
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Separation anxiety is a problem wherein a dog is very anxious when left alone. Symptoms can include: whimpering, salivating, barking, housebreaking accidents, chewing, excessive licking, scratching or digging. Some dogs may even show symptoms when owners go into another room … Read More

Crate Training is Great Training!
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Whether you have a puppy or an adult dog, a crate can be an invaluable tool for training. Inherently den animals, most dogs enjoy the security of their own space, and when used correctly (never for punishment), the crate can … Read More

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