IS IT OK IF I FOLLOW YOU AROUND? A common issue with newly adopted dogs is that their insecurity and unsureness about their new role cause them to create a “job” of following their new parent(s) around the house. It is OK for a puppy or new dog to check in with you and follow you a bit at first but, once it becomes obsessive, you need to train them to stop.
SOMETIMES DOGS NEED SPACE Make sure your dog knows there are places they can go to be alone to rest and center themselves, because sometimes dog needs space, just like their human counterparts. Just like people, dogs pick up stressors around them in their own lives,
DOGS NEED HEALTHY FOOD TOO DOGS ALSO NEED TO EAT HEALTHIER WHEN STRESSED. And, as with their human counterparts, many dogs have put on a couple pounds with the shelter in place! Just like with humans, when dogs are stressed, their immune systems are also weaker
CALMING REACTIVE DOGS YET ANOTHER SIP CHALLENGE Working on your dog’s patience and ability to control their reaction. It’s important to work on calming reactive dogs. It makes both you and them more safe and less stressed. One of the biggest complaints we get here
Help Your Dog Relieve Stress | Latest SIP DOG CHALLENGE from the Pooch Coach | Our dogs are feeling the stress around us.
Learn the importance of crate training. Can your dog easily go into and relax in a crate? Some people feel bad for using a crate with their dog.
HOW TO PET YOUR DOG Critical things to do every day to ensure they are healthy and have no aches or pains or foxtails, etc. How to Pet Your Dog. Another SIP Dog Challenge! You should get into the habit of examining your dog every
Another SIP Dog Training Challenge GAME TIME! How to play the “shell game” with your dog. Includes 10 minute video demonstration of the Shell Game.
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