Dog & Puppy Training

///Dog & Puppy Training

Basic Dog Training Tips

Is your dog making accidents all over the house? Or does your dog need to learn how to behave around other dogs, or even around other people? If you need help training your dog to be well-behaved, read the tips below, all of which are provided by experts at North Shore Animal League America. But keep in mind, training your dog or puppy will take plenty of time and patience!

By |2021-02-02T18:22:26-04:00July 31st, 2019|

Tips to Pet Proof Your Home

Dogs and cats are curious by nature and the best way to keep your pet safe is to pet proof your home for hazards that could cause them harm. Here are some helpful tips on what to look out for to keep your pet happy and healthy.

By |2024-04-03T12:13:14-04:00March 1st, 2017|

How to Stop Your Dog or Puppy from Chewing

If you are wondering how to stop dogs from chewing, you've come to the right place. If your dog is destructive, the first thing you need to do is ask yourself, "What is the reason for this behavior?"  It is important to understand and acknowledge that every behavior has a reason. Once you understand the Read More

By |2018-01-11T15:03:40-04:00October 18th, 2016|

Is Your Dog Jumping Up?

Is your dog jumping up on your others? Here's how do you train your dog or puppy not to jump on you. The first step is to be consistent. Never reward your dog for this behavior. Once you have made this commitment, you are ready to begin to train your dog. Any behavior that Read More

By |2018-01-11T15:03:41-04:00October 21st, 2014|

Separation Anxiety

Is your dog anxious? The answer is virtually any dog will at some time show some anxiety. However, some dogs have extreme anxiety that is triggered when the guardian leaves, this is called "Separation Anxiety". Whether your dog has severe anxiety or not, it is important to try to make your dog as happy Read More

By |2018-01-11T15:03:41-04:00August 24th, 2014|

How to “Potty Train” Your Puppy or Dog

Confine your dog in a small (den-like) area, with water and a proper chew toy. This should not be in an isolated area in your home. Use a training crate or a gate for confinement and NEVER isolate a dog behind a closed door. Do not give the dog bedding in this area until Read More

By |2018-01-11T15:03:42-04:00August 19th, 2013|