Training Both ends of the leash

Bringing Your Puppy Home And Developing A Confident Dog

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Professional Dog trainer, Puppies

How To Develop A Well-adjusted, Confident Dog How exciting! You have decided to welcome a furry bundle of cuteness into your family. This will be a fulfilling journey, but will require effort, time, patience and dedication. It is a huge commitment and responsibility to develop your puppy into a well-adjusted and confident dog. This commitment will give your puppy the best chance to grow up without behavior problems and live happy in a human world. I could talk about puppies extensively; however, it would take a much more lengthy discussion. But, below are just a few tips, which may help you focus on some critical aspects of your puppy’s developmental needs. Socialization Start socializing your puppy as soon as you bring him home. The earlier the better! However, avoid over stimulating your puppy, but get him out slowly, and...

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The Importance Of The Leash

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Leash Training, Professional Dog trainer, The Leash Correction

The first thing most people excitedly buy for a new dog or puppy is a leash. The dog, however, is usually not so impressed with the purchase. Puppy’s First Leash Walk Proud new owners usually can’t wait to take their new arrival for that first walk. They are sure this walk will bring closeness with their new four-legged pal. Everyone who sees them, they reason, will desire to have such a furry friend like theirs. To their disappointment, within the first few seconds, they realize that the walk wasn’t what they were expecting. This cute new arrival somehow has changed. She has now become an out-of-control lunatic on the end of the leash. The long awaited walk has become an exhausting frightful event. Different Expectations Humans somehow believe that a dog is going to enjoy a leashed walk, that...

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Becoming a Dog Trainer

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in Professional Dog trainer, Training Approach

How To Become A Dog Trainer? I would love to share with you how, after 27 years as a retired Paramedic and ER nurse, I am now following my passion as a dog trainer. Jaycee the Rescue Dog It all started about 20 years ago, when I rescued my beloved Labrador Mix, named Jaycee. It was soon after I brought Jaycee home, I said to myself, “what did I get myself into?!” I was so frustrated and annoyed. I realized the only option I had to save our relationship was to hire a professional trainer to teach Jaycee some type of control. Obedience Training It was through that dog obedience training that Jaycee and I became partners for life. We developed a bond through obedience, which I never achieved with any of my previous dogs. Once she learned obedience,...

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