Category: Dog Training

  • Take a crate break help for the dirty dog. Picture of a dog in a create.

    Take A Crate Break: Help For The Dirty Dog

    Is your puppy turning their crate into a bathroom? Crate soiling can frustrate anyone trying to train their pup. This guide will introduce you to the ‘Crate Break’ method, a tried-and-true technique for promoting good hygiene and proper crate behaviour. Keep reading to help your dog pause the mess! The “Crate Break” Method Setting up…

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  • Creating A Safe Spot For Your Dog. Picture of a dog laying on their blue dog bed.

    Creating A Safe Spot for Your Dog

    We all know that heart-wrenching moment when our dog’s eyes fill with worry as we reach for our keys. That pang of guilt hits hard, knowing they’re grappling with separation anxiety the second we step out the door. And let’s face it, leaving behind those big, sad eyes never gets easier. It’s time to share…

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  • Defuse Triggers, Defuse Drama For Your Dog. Picture of a dog barking showing their teeth

    Comings And Goings: Defuse Triggers, Defuse Drama For Your Dog

    We’ve all experienced that poignant moment—those sad puppy dog eyes begging us not to go as we reach for the door. It’s the heartache of managing a dog who suffers from separation anxiety, with every jingle of car keys setting off their despair over being left alone. Watching them whimper and pace is enough to…

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  • Calm equals release of your dog

    Calm = Release Of Your Dog

    Have you ever been in a pickle trying to settle down your fidgety dog? Trust me, you’re in good company. Many people grapple with the boundless energy of their dogs when it comes to less-than-fun activities like nail trims or ear cleanings. But here’s some comforting news: there is a kind-hearted strategy that can turn…

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  • Curing Hand Shyness In Dogs

    Whether your dog recoils at the touch or dodges your attempts for a cheerful head rub, this reaction is not to be overlooked. It goes beyond mere inconvenience—it chips away at the special bond you share with your dog. You can use gentle retraining to restore your dog’s sense of safety and trust around human…

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  • Dog Aggression Basics. Picture of a dog showing its teeth.

    Dog Aggression Basics

    Welcome to the complex world of dog aggression, a subject that can be as perplexing as it is distressing. It’s not easy when your beloved dog displays aggressive behaviour. But don’t worry; you’re not alone on this journey. Understanding dog aggression is like piecing together a challenging puzzle – each piece is critical to seeing…

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  • Introducing The Collar And Leash. Picture of a Husky standing with a collar and leash

    Introducing The Collar And Leash

    If you’ve just welcomed a wiggly bundle of furry joy into your home, you’re gearing up for the next milestone: getting that adorable pup acquainted with its new collar and leash. If your little puppy is anything like every other playful pup out there, they will probably give the new collar and leash the side-eye.…

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  • How To Potty Bell Train Your Puppy. Picture of a dog sitting looking at bell.

    How To Potty Bell Train Your Puppy

    Imagine this: you’re in the zone with work or soaking up some peaceful solitude, and then—yep, there it is—that telltale wet spot on the carpet. Wouldn’t it be great if your puppy could give you a heads-up before those little “toileting” accidents? We know all too well that the path to potty training is littered…

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  • Say hello for the socially unsure puppy. Picture of a dog on lead running with a person

    Say Hello For The Socially Unsure Puppy

    Welcoming a new puppy into your home is like opening the door to endless joy—those tail wags and adorable nose boops are pure magic. But, not every pup is an instant socialite at the sight of new people; some might retreat with anxious energy rather than bound forward with playful tail wags. It’s common for…

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  • You're Grounded What is Grounding for Dogs, with an image of a dog laying down.

    You’re Grounded! What is Grounding for Dogs

    Have you ever seen a restless pup transform into a calm, cooperative companion? That’s the magic of grounding for dogs, a technique that gently steers dogs towards better behaviour by weaving obedience (cooperation) into their everyday routines. What is Grounding for Dogs? Grounding is like teaching your dog to say “please” before getting what they…

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