Tag Archives: Training

Pet door training made fun and simple!

A pet door can provide your pet with a great sense of freedom – and give your family a much-needed break from being your pet’s doorman. All dogs, puppies and cats can learn to use a pet door – and … Continue reading

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Back to School: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

While puppyhood is the most important time to teach new habits, it’s never too late to teach old dogs new tricks. Taking a little bit more time and some extra patience, training an older dog isn’t much different than training … Continue reading

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Taking playtime to the next level:

How agility training helps you and your dog reach your full potential It’s not often that you see a dog that can leap over 10-foot hurdle, fly through rings or expertly weave through narrow poles. In fact, you may have … Continue reading

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Is your pet ready to travel?

Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to start preparing for your all important summer family getaway! No matter where you go or how long you go for, don’t forget to include one very important member of your family: … Continue reading

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What is your dog trying to tell you: Barking basics

When you buy a dog one thing is pretty much certain, he is going to bark. At some point all dogs do it. Whether it is just a little warning yap when a stranger comes to the door or incessant … Continue reading

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Correcting unwanted behaviors

When buying a dog, every owner has a picture perfect image of what life with their new pup is going to be like. You imagine a compassionate, quiet friend that loves long walks in the park, snuggling up on the couch … Continue reading

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Don’t miss out on the best in your dog: Explore life without a leash

By Robin MacFarlane, Professional Dog Trainer Ask about using an electronic collar for training a dog and you are sure to get some interesting answers. Ranging from “It is a great tool and works like an invisible leash” to “I … Continue reading

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Busting 5 Remote Trainer Myths

Stuck with the negative connotations garnered from static collars from over three decades ago, some still consider modern remote trainers a taboo. However, with modern innovations and proven training techniques these trainers are extremely beneficial to you and your dog. … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Collar for You and Your Pet

No two dogs are alike, which means no two dogs learn alike. There are tons of pet training methods in the world, but what type is right for you and your best friend? From big to small, shy to stubborn, … Continue reading

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