Each dog breed comes in different sizes, with various temperaments, lifespans, health problems, ease of training, exercise needs, and more. Examine your own lifestyle before choosing the right dog for your situation.
Work to teach your dog the best etiquette for your routine walk, and learn what you as a dog owner should do as well.
It was just a quick spot but it was fun to be on ABC 4 the other day. The hosts were great and it’s always fun to talk dogs and proper training and management. Enjoy!
There is a big problem in the service dog world. In the world of service dogs there are autistic service dogs, diabetic alert dogs, seeing eye dogs, dogs for people with PTSD and much, much more. While the tasks these dogs do vary widely there is one thing that every service dog needs. Every one […]
Meet Kae and Willy. Willy is a pointer clocking in somewhere around eight years old. Kae and her husband like to rescue dogs when they’re a bit older as they feel that a lot of these dogs don’t get a good chance at rescue. Willy is an amazing dog. He’s about as sweet as they […]
At our dog training boot camp we deal with a lot of dog aggression. While every dog is different there are various training formulas that we use due to the great amount of success we have been able to duplicate time and time again. Our Aggression Formula, for example, dictates that we: Obtain a high […]
Dog training buzz words There is a big ‘buzz word’ in dog training. When I say ‘buzz word’ I’m referring to a term that is thrown around with a lot of frequency that is oft-times misused, misunderstood, or mis-applied. That word is ‘socialization’. And a misunderstanding of this word is ruining a lot of dogs. […]
I was on one a Facebook dog training forum this morning. It’s a group that’s populated by dog trainers from around the world. It’s set to secret so you need an invitation, special handshake, and a pound of flesh to gain entry. In this group we talk about dog training issues, share tips, vent frustrations, […]
Your Dog’s Mindset When I first got started training dogs in the mid-90′s I was a young guy. At that time I really had a black and white view of dogs and behavior. Generally my thought was ‘this behavior is bad, let’s correct it’ and ‘that behavior is good, let’s reward it’. It’s worth noting […]
A question I get quite frequently deals with how to introduce dogs together. While the question often centers on dog parks, trails around Salt Lake City, or a friend’s home who already has a dog these concepts can be applied in various greeting spots. The above video shows a dog we were integrating into our […]