Teaching Your Pup Sit, Down, and Release

 Sit Sit is  a nice impulse control exercise. It’s a behavior that you can capture or you can jump start it with a lure. To capture: Wait for the dog to sit, then mark and toss the treat to reset To lure: Hold a treat in front of the dog’s nose and slowly move it up...
Teaching Your Pup Door Greetings

Teaching Your Pup Door Greetings

Why does your dog jump? It may be due to the excitement of you coming home from a long day away and they figured out jumping gets them attention. Or maybe they want to meet and greet the visitors and they have learned that also gets them attention. Or maybe you as the...
Teaching Your Pup to Potty

Teaching Your Pup to Potty

Potty Training  Limit food and water intake- specific, scheduled feedings. Immediately follow with a potty break. Keep the dog in an area where you can see what the dog is doing. If you needed set up an exercise pen to keep the dog in while you are doing things, set a...
Teaching Your Pup Muzzle Transport

Teaching Your Pup Muzzle Transport

Getting your dog out of situations can be a challenge, so teaching Muzzle Magnet is used to help transport your dog when you need to get out or away from something or just move quickly. This tool is for temporary management but is still a behavior that needs to be...
Teaching Your Pup to Walk on Leash

Teaching Your Pup to Walk on Leash

Why Dogs Pull on Leash Dogs pull for may reasons but most common reasons are: Dogs normally move forward, backward, sideways and circle around On leash, dogs normal movements are restricted We, the human, walk in straight boring lines Using sidewalks were the path...

Teaching Your Pup “Leave It”

Teaching Your Dog “leave it” There are many levels of leave it to teach your dog. The best way to train “leave it” is to start with puppy Zen. This behavior will help your dog learn self control but most of all it helps you keep your dog safe....