Preparing Your Pup for Puppy Daycare and Training

Preparing Your Pup for Puppy Daycare and Training
26 Oct

Training should start around twelve weeks with very simple sessions that are also very brief (ten to fifteen minutes). We require puppies to be up to date on vaccines before boarding and that they have a negative fecal test. Daycare training is for: mental stimulation, exercise, engagement, correcting destructive behaviors (such as barking at cars or chewing shoes) and teaching…

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It’s PUPPY SEASON!!

It’s PUPPY SEASON!!
11 Jan

And we are thrilled! As a dog trainer, this is paws down the best time of year. Lots of people got puppies for Christmas, and now they need training! The questions we get asked most about puppies involve potty training, specifically. So, we’ve made a little timeline to help potty train that puppy in no time! Here are some basic…

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11 May

Integrating a New Adult Dog into the Family

The decision to add a second (or third, etc) adult dog into the family should be weighed carefully. Hopefully, the prospective owners are in a position to pick the perfect dog for their growing pack. If you are on the hunt for the perfect doggy addition, you should consider the size and energy level of your current dog and look for something compatible (not…

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22 Apr

Stop Nuisance Barking

Barking, barking, barking! Stop the barking! Nuisance barking can be SO frustrating. It bothers you, it bothers your neighbors, it bothers everybody.  Nuisance barking is different than barking due to stress, like being left alone. In this post, I’m specifically addressing dogs who bark at other dogs and people when they come near their home.  Some dog breeds are more likely…

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