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THE COME COMMAND Here’s a fun game to play with your dog which also reinforces the “come” command…Come Game: You call your dog while another person “hides” just around the corner or couch. After he comes to you, you tell your friend he’s ready, and she calls
HEALING FROM INJURIES Ghost is a 2 year old Siberian Husky who was just rescued from The Bay Area Siberian Husky Rescue Referral. She was wandering the streets and got hit by a car. (Seems to be a theme this week… See yesterday’s post on how to
TEACHING YOUR DOG BOUNDARIES Ohana the Cockapoo is now 8 months old! The most important lesson we worked on this session was street crossing and boundaries. Ohana’s family lost their first dog and, more recently, their cat, when they got hit by cars. So we
DOGS LIFE EXPECTANCY I’ve been working with some very large dogs lately! It’s a sad fact that larger dogs live shorter lives than smaller ones. Findings indicate that for every 4.4 pounds (2 kg) of body weight, a dog’s lifespan decreased by 1 month. Have
TEACH YOUR DOG “NO SPEAK” Have a peaceful Sunday. Is your dog too yappy? The best way to teach a dog to be quiet is to teach them to speak on command, then teach them “no speak”. See how easily this dog responds to speak
LEVELS OF DOG TRAINING How smart is your dog? All dogs are capable of learning basic commands and even some tricks. Some dogs/breeds excel more at certain tasks, such as fetching, jumping, digging, scent work or herding. Find out what level your dog has reached in his
DOG CAR SICKNESS I get asked about doggie car sickness. A lot. Here’s what I have to say… Usually, puppies grow out of car sickness once they get used to the weird motion. But, they often need to be trained as well, since just the