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Jul 2016

How to train your dog not to run out the door Teaching your dog not to run out the door could literally save his life. Dogs don’t know how dangerous it could be for them to run out the front door, and unless you teach them not to there is a good chance they will do it at least once in their life. For some dogs it happens often. In just 4 minutes I have broken down the steps to teaching your dog not to run out the door. I teach this......

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17
Jun 2016

Use food like a pay cheque for training Dogs are bred to work! 90% of pet dogs live an unfulfilled life as they are never given a job. We do everything for them without them ever having to earn anything. No different than people who are handed everything to them, dogs who live an unfulfilled life are usually bratty, entitled and pushy. An easy way to have your dog work is to work for their meals. Your dog will still be getting the same amount of food, and will appreciate their new......

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15
Jun 2016

What to do if a dog runs up off leash We’ve all been there…walking our dog, minding our own business….and all of a sudden there is an off leash dog bee-lining it straight towards us. The owner is somewhere, only to be heard yelling “don’t worry, he’s friendly”! What do you do? A) Allow the rude dog to rush up to your dog, and hope for the best? B) If you have a small enough dog, pick him up? C) Run the other way and hope the dog loses interest? D) Advocate......

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08
Jun 2016

Dog Training Tips – #2 What you feed your dog matters! Before you begin training, make sure your dog is eating a healthy diet. They learn best when they feel their best, and it will only make training easier. No different than sending a kid to school on a diet that consists of only fast foods, dogs require a healthy and balanced diet to thrive. Unfortunately, the big name kibbles (ie. Purina, Iams, Hills etc.) are not quality foods. We suggest that you visit www.dogfoodadvisor.com and check to see how your dog’s......

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08
Jun 2016

Fearful Dog Training How to help your fearful dog Fear is a common problem among pet dogs these days. I get plenty of calls regarding dogs who arefearful or nervous of all kinds of different things, and some are just scared of life in general. When it comes to fear, dogs are fight or flight animals…so when they are scared either one of those instincts will kick in. The majority of dogs go into fight mode, which is where you get what looks like “aggressive” behaviours starting to happen. When a dog......

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03
Jun 2016

Dog Training Tips –  #1 Make training your dog fun! Everything your dog does depends on you. YOU let him out of his crate in the morning. YOU feed him. YOU let him outside to play. , YOU walk him and play with him. YOU control your dog’s daily activities, resources and environment. Essentially you are your dogs whole world. Not only does your dog deserve to have some fun with you, but dogs who get out and have fun with their owners are overall more well rounded and well behaved dogs.......

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24
May 2016

Off Leash Dog Training – Burlington, Ontario Bear is a 9 month old German Shepherd Dog who is with us for a 2 week board and train. By the end of 2 weeks he will be off leash reliable. Today was only the second day and I was able to drop the leash while working on our off leash heel command. We are using low level remote collar training to teach Bear to be off leash. He is working on a level 3 of 100 (the average human does not even feel......

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22
Mar 2016

Is your dog digging in the yard? Does it seem like you can’t even leave your dog out for 2 minutes without finding them busily putting yet another hole in your grass? Good thing is, yes we can help you with your dog digging problems. Bad news is, it’s not a simple fix like you might think. Digging in the yard is very common problem I get asked for help with. Unfortunately, like most problems not only is there no magic wand to wave and fix it, digging is often a symptom of a......

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