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Why “Heel” matters when walking your dog…

I often get asked by clients and people in general, why I suggest the “Heel” command when walking your dog and its value. It goes beyond having a dog, or several dogs, walking next to you look nice. There’s great value in having a dog walk next to...

Barking for attention…

If you have a dog that barks constantly for attention, what you need to do is stop giving the dog attention! Important Points Attention barking is exactly that – your dog is barking at you to get your attention. If you do any of the following when your dog barks...

Train daily…

It’s important to train your dog daily for at least 20 minutes. Consistency and patience are the keys to success. Remember it’s a Kindergarten to Grade 12 process, so don’t rush it! And remember, when it’s extremely hot, don’t overwork...

Sit…

“Sit” is one of the easiest dog commands to teach. ~ Hold a treat close to your dog’s nose. ~ Move your hand up, allowing his head to follow the treat and causing his bottom to lower. ~ Once he’s in sitting position, say “Sit,” give him the treat, and...