Training Tips

The Four D’s of Dog Training

Good training requires paying attention to four simple rules, otherwise known as the four D’s of dog training: distance, distraction, duration and difficulty. You can use this list (along with…

5 Stages of Owning A Puppy

There are a lot of feelings involved with being a new puppy owner – we think there are five of them. While everyone’s “I-just-got-a-dog” journey is unique, if you’ve ever…

6 Steps to Housetrain Your Puppy

If you ask certified professional dog trainer Yvonne Feeney: You can absolutely house-train any dog. Dogs do well living with us side-by-side in our homes for a long list of…

Learning the Leash

When it comes to walking on a leash, you need to begin with baby steps – literally. “Puppies are not born understanding how to walk on a leash,” says dog…

Crate Training Your Puppy

Most puppies should be crate trained for three reasons: Crate training keeps your puppy and your possessions safe. A puppy in a crate won’t chew on wires or get into…

It’s Time – Train Your Dog!

January is National Train Your Dog month! Winter is a great time to start training or get back to training your dog. Colder temperatures often mean being stuck inside, which…