Dog Training

Do you have a dog that dig holes and you don’t like it? Do you want to know how to stop your dog from digging holes? Read on… An ex-neighbor of mine owned a Pit Bull / Labrador Retriever mix a few years ago. She was the sweetest dog… so playful and friendly. But, man, […]

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123-pet on August 27th

Teaching your dog to come when you call it’s name is probably the most important training you can give your dog or puppy. Here are the 2 best step-by-step techniques for teaching your dog to come on command (also called the dog recall).

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I have a neighbor who has a large Dalmation. If you get within a foot of him, he sticks his tongue out for a quick lick of whatever piece of skin he can reach. This excessive dog licking drives me crazy! Why do dogs lick people and how can you make dogs stop licking? First, […]

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If you own a yorkshire terrier, you probably know they’re not the easiest dogs to house train. How to stop yorkies peeing in the house is probably the most common problem yorkie owners face. If you are working on housebreaking a yorkshire terrier, let’s start here… As much as you don’t want to hear this, […]

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There is a time and place for just about everything. Dog barking, however, is one of those things that pet owners have a hard time justifying. Most people are looking for a dog barking solution. So how do you stop a dog from barking? Let’s start at the root of every dog barking problem. Why […]

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Dog Training – Learn The Basic Commands There are many obvious reasons for owners to want a calm, obedient and faithful dog. For one thing, obedient and trained dogs are happier dogs, less likely to get into scuffles with people or other dogs. Many communities require that the dogs living in their neighborhoods be well […]

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123-pet on May 28th

Has anyone ever asked you at the last minute if you can dogsit while they’re away on vacation? It’s happened to me quite a few times, and somehow I always agree to do it. This time my wife agreed. Then she went out of town to a concert and left me alone with my 2 […]

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123-pet on May 23rd

Bringing a new cat into a home which already has a dog can be a stress-filled event. We’ve all seen and heard cats and dogs fighting, or at least we’ve seen cartoons which make it seem like that’s the norm when introducing cats and dogs to each other. With the right planning and techniques, you […]

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123-pet on May 22nd

I was at a public park a few years ago in northern California. I noticed a woman walking her dog on a leash. The more I watched, the more I realized the dog was walking her. He wasn’t a very large dog, but he definitely had shoulder power. After a few minutes I noticed a […]

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123-pet on May 18th

I am so excited about my 2 Yorkies (Hank and Rex) because I found a great resource for help with dog training. I did it all on my own and didn’t have to send them to Dog Obedience School. I started with basic dog obedience and now we’re moving on to more advanced dog tricks! […]

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