The Ten Rules to House train Your Dog in Ten Days. To listen to the accompanying podcast click here Depending on your dog, your family and your lifestyle, housetraining a dog can be anywhere from easy, to almost impossible. Many dog owners get lucky and in spite of mistakes they unknowingly make, they find themselves [...]
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If you answer yes to any of these questions then it it time to call a Professional Dog Trainer or Certified Dog Behavior Counselor. Does your dog have “accidents” in the house? Does your dog lunge at other dogs or people on walks? Does your dog have problems getting along with the other animals in [...]
Jessie was found on the streets of Panama City in late December 2010. He was rescued by Amy Shepherd who took him into her home. Jessie was around five months of age and had been living on the streets. While Amy searched for a new home for Jessie she asked if we could foster him [...]
The more difficult housetraining cases to crack are those of dogs that, by mistake, have become ‘reverse’ housetrained by their owners. ‘Reverse’ housetraining results when dogs have been allowed to go to the bathroom inside the home and then been inadvertently reinforced for doing so. Another difficult housetraining example to correct includes puppies from pet stores, puppy mills and backyard breeders where the puppies have been raised in contained, unsanitary conditions. Since they have no alternative these puppies eat and sleep in the same area they use as their bathroom.
Tuesday March 2nd 8-10pm Yesterday evening Bethany (The DogSmith Panhandle and Southern Alabama) came over and we gave LRA a thorough health check. Beth is also a certified vet tech so LRA was in good hands. Her ear canals are clean, eyes are good, lungs are clear and her heart rate is good given that [...]
Crate training a dog is one of the most effective and humane ways of protecting your pooch and providing them with a safe and secure place where they can be alone. In addition, if dogs are not crate trained, the odds are they will not be 100% reliably housetrained. If crate trained when young, a [...]