There Is A Dog Breed For Every Lifestyle!

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on April 23, 2014

Even though selecting the right breed of dog for you and your family seems like it should be easy in all actuality it is not. There are so many breeds to choose from with so many different characteristics. However if you’ll follow some of the tips below and take time to do some research I know you can find the right dog. [click to continue...]

Train Your Dog Not To Run Through Open Doors

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on April 21, 2014

Dogs that escape and run through opens doors are at a very high risk of dying. Yes, it’s true and I have known people that lost their dog because of this one bad habit. Don’t let it happen to your dog instead train your dog to do a sit stay at the door and not cross the doors threshold until you invite it out. [click to continue...]

Advanced Obedience Training

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on April 16, 2014

If you have already trained your dog on basic obedience and want to find some training that is more advanced then here are a few suggestions of advanced training that you and your dog may enjoy. Advanced training isn’t just for people who want to show their dogs it can be for people who want to have fun with their dogs as well. [click to continue...]

Walking 2 Dogs At The Same Time

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on April 11, 2014

Quite often I have clients with more than one dog who would like to walk them both at the same time. However I have found that walking two dogs at the same time can be an accident waiting to happen. In fact it can be very dangerous for not only you but for your dog as well and let me tell you why. [click to continue...]

How To Correct Common Dog Behavior Problems

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on April 9, 2014

On a daily basis I am asked by dog owners who call in for information on how to solve a behavior problem, how do I keep my dog from doing this or how do I correct my dog for doing that. When you take a few minutes to talk to these dog owners you find that we’re dealing with untrained dogs. I think some of them are quite surprised when I tell them that the way to correct unwanted behavior is to teach the dog basic obedience. [click to continue...]

7 Tips to Make Your Dog Walk More Enjoyable

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on April 7, 2014

Getting out and going for a walk is not only good for your health but it’s also a great way to enjoy spending time with your dog. In this article I want to give you a few tips on how to make that walk safer and more enjoyable. [click to continue...]

Exercising Your Dog Can Maximize Your Training

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on April 4, 2014

Dogs need proper exercise. Making sure you burn off excess energy can greatly impact the way your pet responds to your training efforts. Here are a variety of ways for dogs to get the exercise they need. Utilize these ideas to get your dog in shape and be able to train a calm, relaxed animal. [click to continue...]

Is Your Dog Showing Aggression In The Home

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on April 1, 2014

Aggression in the home has become an epidemic.  What I mean by aggression in the home is where your dog has possibly bitten the kids, the adults and even the other dog in the house.  Sometime it hasn’t gone that far yet however the dog does growl at you when you try to get it off the couch or the bed. [click to continue...]

Tips on Hiring a Great Professional Dog Trainer

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on March 28, 2014

Hiring a professional dog trainer can be a tricky process because all dogs are not the same and use different training methods. This article will help show you how to select a trainer that can help you get the most out of your pet. [click to continue...]

6 Warning Signs That Your Puppy Is Dominant

by Wayne Booth, the Dog Training Blogger on March 24, 2014

Having a dominant puppy can lead to all types of problems as your puppy grows into an adult dog. Being able to identify these dominant signals is important so that you will be able to correct the problems before they become habits. Training your puppy should start at 4 to 6 months of age and the earlier the better to keep from developing these bad traits. [click to continue...]