The pit bull controversy has been an ongoing debate for over 30 years. When pit bulls do attack it’s typically results in major injury and sometimes death so the main stream media pounces on the opportunity to make headlines.
Condition Your Puppy to Enjoy Grooming Young puppies are just too curious and active to sit still and quiet while you groom them. But the ones that learn how to sit nicely while being groomed will eventually learn to tolerate and even enjoy being brushed, bathed, trimmed, and clipped. A puppy that experiences all forms […]
6 tips to teach an old dog new tricks. Our professional dog trainers have spoken to many clients who feel their dog is “too set in their ways” for any formal dog training. There is a misconception that if obedience, socialization, and structure are not taught during adolescence then you have missed your chance. The […]
What is a puppy mill? The term “puppy mill” was developed to describe dog breeders that choose profit over the welfare and health of their dogs. If you were to Google images of a puppy mill, the sight can be quite grotesque, causing the average pet owner an overwhelming sense of sadness and anger. […]
Puppy Training should start early. Puppies are impressionable and learn quickly. Formal obedience training, puppy training in a class situation, can start anywhere from 9 to 12 weeks of age. Most schools like to see the pup receive a series of 3 distemper combo vaccinations and a rabies shot given before starting in a class […]
Clicker Training can be a Great Tool for Training Your Dog Clicker training can be one of the fastest ways to teach a dog a new trick or command and can be a wonderful addition to any training program. First, your dog must be trained to recognize what the click means. This may take a […]