To learn more about training your dog to be calm and well-behaved, my dog training book is Teach Your Dog 100 English Words. It’s a unique Vocabulary and Respect Training Program that will teach your dog to listen to you and do whatever you ask.
This 6-week group class expands on lessons learned in Level 1, phases out the use of lures so you can have a well-mannered puppy all the time and introduces fun activities to help keep your puppy’s mind active!
Their instagram feed is adorable and hilarious and allows us to keep tabs on our golden retriever and all of his friends. Even some of my friends have started following Dog School because they love their feed so much!
Graham B. said “Spotwalk has been fantastic to work with. The walkers are extremely friendly, attentive to your pets needs, and easy to communicate with about last-minute scheduling changes or requests. The service also…” read more
This 6-week introductory group class is designed to help you better communicate and train your older puppy or mature dog. Dogs will learn skills such as “leave it,” “wait” and walking on a loose leash. This class also addresses challenges such as jumping, barking and digging.
It’s been about 10 weeks since RD came over and almost magically fixed our very naughty, anxious dog Indie. It was really amazing. Between explaining to us what was wrong, and explaining to Indie th…at he was safe and could calm down, she spent about 2 hours with us. The changes are shocking. All our lives are so much better. We could not be happier. She is so experienced and has such a way with understanding dogs, I could not recommend her more highly! See More
RD was so great to work with! We were having some issues with our 5 yr. old vizsla Dita with eating compulsions as well as setting the right boundaries and expectations for everyday living. RD was super helpful and gave us the tools to amend and modify all the behaviors- including our own!!
I had a great time in your class and learned exactly what I needed. I love your style and the balance of your warmth, knowledge and individualized training. I am looking forward to the next class. – Nancy G., Santa Rosa, CA
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Raising a well-trained dog is not hard but it does require time and patience so make sure you are ready for this undertaking. We offer solid, useful and helpful tips on every aspect of handling dogs from housebreaking puppies and basic obedience to cairng for older dogs and treating various coats. Recently the pet industry has exploded with products and services that range from simple leashes and collars to dog spas and high end fashion accessories that can make any owner dizzy with information and advice. We eliminate the clutter and confusion by providing straight forward, honest and practical tips on how to raise a well behaved, obedient and healthy dog.
This board & train program is our most popular option, and is focused on training your dog for you, and then teaching you how to follow through. We have been offering this for 20 years, and thousands of dogs have succussfully completed this program.
Pippa Mattinson is the best selling author of several books on dogs. She is the founder of the Labrador Site and a regular contributor. She is passionate about helping people enjoy their Labradors and lives in Hampshire with her husband and four dogs.
Dayton Dog Trainer offers many dog training services in the Miami Valley and all surrounding areas. These areas include Springboro, Centerville, Kettering, Bellbrook, Carlisle, Franklin, Miamisburg as well as West Carrollton, Huber Heights, Trotwood, Beavercreek, Englewood, Xenia, Oakwood, Eaton, Preble County, New Lebanon, Brookville, and even WPAFB, Fairborn, Riverside, Moraine, Tipp City, Germantown and all other cities, villages, townships and counties surrounding Montgomery County, Ohio. We are able to train anywhere in the state as well as anywhere in the country. We can provide dog training, handler services, personal protection dogs, scent detection dogs as well as therapy dogs and home protection dogs or property protection dogs. We can provide anything from full dog training courses or we can provide services to just fix certain issues, rather than getting into a full dog training course.
The School is proud that it has had as it’s students many very experienced and renowned trainers. Trainers who already have made an impact in the dog training community but wish to learn more and enhance their own personal abilities. The International School for Dog trainers is The School of choice for established trainers and newcomers alike. Dog Trainers all benefit from the learning experience that is the International School for Dog Trainers.
Our positive dog training methods are pain-free, treat-free, and clicker-free. We DO NOT use shock collars, spray collars or pronged collars. We will teach you a system of communication your dog already knows, based on canine communication and pack behavior. You will learn how to use your body language and voice tones to get your dog to focus and respect you. You can learn to teach your dog behaviors that are and are not acceptable, both on and off leash, at your home, at the park or virtually anywhere.
Some dogs trained this way can appear quite ‘cowed’ and nervous. Nowadays this kind of treatment of dogs is not popular and the challenge method is beginning to fall into disrepute due to the harsh punishments that can be involved.
I give my advice about taking puppy to the vet toward the end of the article, section 13 in the clickable table of contents. Basically, you ‘could’ take your puppy to the vet on the way home, but it’s best not to. (S)he will already be quite stressed and overwhelmed with everything going on without adding a visit to the vet to it. Also, the first examination will be more accurate when your puppy’s had some days to settle in and you’ve gathered some info to answer the vest questions after watching your puppy a few days. So I would wait if you can.
Smart Dog Dallas is an owner-operated doggie nirvana, located right between Downtown Dallas and Historic Oak Cliff. Our customized facility is on a quiet street facing the beautiful Trinity River. We are a “smarter” way to do dog daycare. We offer transportation daily to and from your house. We also believe that good dog manners are essential.
I just started using this place as a Doggie Daycare for my 1 yr old English Bulldog named Biggie. I was EXTREMELY apprehensive about putting him in daycare not because he’s crazy..because I’m crazy..crazy about him!
3 – P-Dogs – Party Girl, Doak, and Powder…. (amongst Many others waiting for their turn to load the plane that will take them to the devastation in Haiti….where the dogs deployed for 10+ days helping to locate the still buried live victims…
We definitely appreciated your approach to things. You’re a really good communicator. You have a way of expressing concepts that makes the dog’s perspective easier to grasp. Quite honestly, you were the first trainer we talked with that we all felt we could follow, and we’re thrilled with the results.
My dog and I have been working with RD for a couple of months now and I am amazed at the knowledge and guidance she has provided me with my dog. I have a reactive dog and have tried other trainers with no luck. I am seeing more progress with my dog in the last couple of months than any of the previous attempts at training. RD helps you become a relaxed and confident leader which is exactly what my dogs needs. I could not recommend her enough!!
So far everything seems to be moving forward. We have not allowed any of them on the couch and we have been able to have them all in the same room so that’s been nice. We are still working on building her confidence and will keep you posted. Thanks again.