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Category Archives: Dog Training Tips

Tips for Lunging and Barking at Other Dogs (Leash Reactivity)

Does your doggie morph into a snarling dragon when he’s on a leash and sees other dogs?  Its a very common behavior. There are things you can do to change the situation. But, you will need time and patience, and … Continue reading

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If Your Little Dog Lunges and Barks at Other Dogs

Why do so many little dogs lunge and bark on leash? There seem to be so many little dogs who lunge and bark on leash at other dogs. Trainers call that behavior leash reactivity. It may be that the dog … Continue reading

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Dogs and Cats Living Together #1: Lower the Excitement

A key to harmony with dogs and cats living together is keeping the level of excitement between the animals low.  I have a big friendly dog and an older, small, not-so- friendly cat.  They get along fine — they don’t … Continue reading

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What is Healthy Dog Play?

Healthy Dog Play Most (not all) dogs need and want to spend time with other dogs, especially when they are young.  A dog that has positive dog-play experiences with a variety of dogs will usually make a better family companion … Continue reading

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How To Stop Dogs Begging at The Table

Dogs begging at the table is pretty common.  And maybe you don’t mind, but your spouse does. You only wish that when you had guests over, he could keep his dog sniffing nose elsewhere. Why does your dog beg at … Continue reading

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How to Deal With Puppy Nipping and Mouthing

How to deal with puppy nipping seems to be every puppy owner’s greatest challenge. Dogs’ mouths are a lot like humans’ hands in terms of what dogs do with them. Dog mouths grasp, investigate, hold, dissect, tear and chew. Dogs use their … Continue reading

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How To Deal With A Hyperactive Dog

A hyperactive dog can make its owners crazy. The origin of dogs: Why are they so active? Dogs descended from wolves and then were bred by humans to be working animals. They were not bred to be couch potatoes. So … Continue reading

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