Just Adopted A Food Motivated Dog? 3 Things To Keep In Mind When Training
15 August 2019
If you've recently adopted a dog and have begun thinking about the training that's involved in making sure that they're well behaved once they're settled in, it's important to know exactly what motivates your dog to be trained.
One example is that your dog may be heavily motivated by food and will need treats in order to learn new commands. If this is the case, there are several things that you should keep in mind when you're getting started with training them so that your dog is able to learn new commands without too much of a challenge or causing other issues.
Tips for Using a Service Dog
22 May 2019
A lot of people today are looking into service dogs as a way to help them cope with a number of issues and concerns. With this in mind, you owe it to yourself to learn the ins and outs of service dogs, what they do and how you can get one. To this end, follow these strategies so that you can train a service dog and make the most of the work that they provide.
How To Teach Your Dog Not To Jump
28 June 2018
Jumpy dogs are excited dogs. They like to see you when you get home, and they're excited that they'll have some company, some fun, a walk, or some food. But jumping is a behavior that can cause injury, especially to young children or to frail visitors.
You want your dog to learn to sit calmly when someone comes to the door. This is a skill that can be taught. Here's how you can help your dog learn to sit instead of jump, even when excited.
24 February 2018
While many people are content to rely on a home security system, there are several disadvantages. Depending on the type of system, it may not be quite as secure as you think it is. Would it still work if the phone lines went down or a would-be intruder cut the phone line? Does it rely on a strong internet signal? What about if the power goes out or the electric is cut off to the home?