Posts made in June, 2013

5 Tips to Keep Your Dog Well Behaved

5 Tips to Keep Your Dog Well Behaved

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in Paws-itive Thoughts

As the business has become very busy, I have noticed that there are a lot of owners that get very frustrated with there dog because they might not listen or have a tendency to misbehave with the other dogs that they live with. A few owners have said that they absolutely despise there dog sometimes. I truly find this very disheartening as I try to work with all the dogs to become better behaving dogs. So what are the five items that you should remember to keep your dog well behaved? 1. Consistency– This is always key with any dog because they learn with repetition. If you feed them same time morning and night and have a pet care provider come into your home and change the times, the dog could have major issues. The same goes with walks. Your dog will be so much calmer with going on a walk the same time everyday. They know what is expected of them. 2. Care – All dogs need care. Even if they did something bad(like chew up a shoe) make sure that after you have reprimanded them that they know you still love them. I would not suggest to give a treat because that means you are rewarding bad behavior....

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Does Your Dog Take You On Walks?

Does Your Dog Take You On Walks?

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in Paws-itive Thoughts

I have personally come across many owners who are constantly telling me that they do not like other dogs and that they pull so hard on all walks. Why is this exactly? I want to teach you how to train dogs to walk on a leash. Having a dog takes a lot of responsibility to constantly make sure the dog is happy and safe. It is the owners responsibility to socialize the dog and keep the dog from pulling on walks. So what tips and tricks have I found that seems to work really well when you take your dog on a walk? It all starts when you put the leash on the dog. Make sure the dog is calm and isn’t very excited to go on a walk. For most owners it can be very instinctual to get your dog excited for a walk. When in reality staying calm is so key with your dog. Waiting for them to sit and have there entire complexion be calm. This isn’t just for there ears to go down, but this is with there entire body. Some dogs take five minutes to calm down, while others take longer. You as an owner have the responsibility to stay calm and DO NOT...

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