House Breaking Download The PDF If you’re having some problems house breaking your puppy, you’re not alone. Some dogs train more easily than others. The sooner your puppy begins the “patterns” of house breaking the better, so that bad habits don’t develop and become a permanent problem. Here are some suggestions: CRATE [...]
Encouraging Puppies and Kittens to Be More Social and Easier to Handle Download The PDF Some kittens and puppies are a little shy and naturally a bit more afraid of strangers, especially some children and men. Some young pets have difficulties with new experiences and situations. Behaviorists and veterinarians now understand [...]
Crate Training Your Dog Download The PDF Why Should I Confine My Dog? Dogs are highly social animals that make wonderful pets; however, with the lifestyle and schedule of the majority of families, dogs must learn to spend a portion of the day alone at home while their human family [...]
Providing Leadership for your Puppy Download The PDF Having your puppy in a quiet, controlled position is one of the most effective ways for you to reinforce your leadership. Puppies that have learned to properly hold still with their owners learn better, bite less, and are in general better pets. The “Controlled [...]
The “No Free Lunch” Principle Download The PDF Good Puppy Social Club This program also referred at as “Nothing in Life is Free,” was designed by Dr. Victoria Voith. It’s a useful technique for treating many types of behavioral problems in puppies. It can reduce a variety of attention-getting behaviors [...]
Responsible Pet Owner Rules for Kids Download The PDF Talk to the dog in a normal voice. No screaming or yelling. Approach the dog quietly. Walk, don’t run. Make a fist & let him sniff before you touch him. Pet the dog gently on the back from head to tail. [...]
Help! My Puppy is Biting Download The PDF While it won’t heal those punctures on your hands and ankles any faster, it may be comforting to know that if your puppy is biting you are not alone. Mouthing and biting are normal (but not desirable) behaviors and essentially all puppies will [...]
If you think obedience school is only for puppies, you're definitely wrong! Tiana, one of our vet techs and obedience instructors explains the importance of dog school for all ages!