It’s pretty obvious where the saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” came from. In reality, this saying is probably more accurate for people than it is for dogs. Yes, you can teach an old dog new tricks, but good luck with teaching grandpa.
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).
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you’re looking for the best methods to make your dog stop eating poop, you’ve come to the right place… I’ve read other articles which try to explain why dogs eat poop. Who cares why they do it? Dogs are dogs, and dogs eat poop. That’s all there is to it. But there are some […]
If you’re a cat owner, you know they can be stubborn. You know the cat knows his name because occasionally he will respond when you call him. But usually he will ignore you, and it seems like it’s on purpose. It makes you think he is doing it to let you know he’s in charge. […]
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 […]
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! […]