KRON4 Local Hero! We have been posting pics of local businesses and purchasing gift certificates to give away to neighbors in need.
KEEPING YOU & YOUR DOG ENTERTAINED Tips for getting through the pandemic. Being stuck in the house with your dog is a perfect time to do some training.
TRY SEEING THINGS FROM YOUR DOG’S PERSPECTIVE. A simple thing you can do to make training easier is to understand where your dog is coming from.
A reminder to keep your dog socialized during the shelter in place! A great way is to meet for playdates outdoors, where you can practice social distancing.
MORE STUFF TO TRAIN & ENTERTAIN YOUR DOG DURING SHELTER IN PLACE >> RELIEVE DOG (& HUMAN) BOREDOM Try this hide and seek exercise.
Here are some more ideas to KEEP YOU & YOUR DOG BUSY DURING THE SHUT IN You can take (preferably somewhat smelly) treats and hide them. You can hide the treats themselves, but even THAT can get boring. So, make it even more of a game and let your dog figure out how to get the treat once they’ve found it.
IS DOG TRAINING ESSENTIAL? We think so! And so is socialization. Enzo is a 3-year-old, one-eyed Lagotto Romagnolo. Ever since he lost his right eye, he has trouble reacting to people and dogs coming up to him from that side. His humans reached out to The Pooch Coach to help ease his anxiety.
TRAIN YOUR DOG TO ALWAYS COME WHEN CALLED Another COVID Shelter-in-Place Dog Challenge! One of the most important commands you can teach your dog is “come”.