Training Tips For An Older Dog: What You Can Do

If you've adopted an older dog from a shelter, it can be difficult to train them, although it isn't impossible. Your newly adopted dog may have some other issues going on, such as trust issues or abandonment issues. If your dog has these issues, training is going to take some time. As such, here are some tips on what you can do to train your dog. Be Patient You are going to need to be patient with your new dog. Read More 

Why To Arrange Stair Training For Your Dog

People often send their dogs to trainers to work on being responsive to commands, but there's more to training than just having your dog sit or come toward you when you ask it to do so. Think about the things that your dog does daily around the home, and if there are certain behaviors or activities that are challenging, ask your training professional to devote some time to working on them. Read More 

Advanced Training Techniques to Introduce to Your Pet

Basic dog training involves commands such as sit, stay, and lay down. Once your dog has mastered the basics, you may want to continue educating your pet through advanced training sessions that test your dog's capability to follow directions when in public or while they are not on their leash. Gradually build upon the commands that your pet already knows and provide positive reinforcement for a job well done. Here are a few techniques that could help. Read More 

Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks?

The saying is probably one of the most widely known there is: you can't teach an old dog new tricks. However, the big question is, is that saying actually true? If you have adopted an old dog from a shelter or have an old dog that you never got the chance to get trained as a puppy, you may be apprehensive about paying for a dog trainer. Yet, old dogs can do well in pet training programs, even though they are often discredited before they are ever enrolled by their owners. Read More 

Train Your New Dog For Safety Reasons And So Your Dog Is A Joy To Live With

When you bring home a new dog, whether it's a puppy or adult dog, you'll want to begin training right away. An unruly dog can make your life unpleasant even if the dog just misbehaves out of excitement or joy to see you. While you can teach a dog all kinds of fun tricks, there are some essential skills your dog needs to learn to stay safe and to make sharing a house more enjoyable. Read More