Watch Me….First and Foremost (2010)
Watch Me should be the first command people teach their dogs! Let’s face it, if you don’t have a dog’s attention, teaching them anything else is pretty much futile. This is exactly what watch me is! I want to teach a dog that, with either…
Go To Bed
This post is about how to teach go to bed. If you have read my work, you know I believe in crate training, that is where go to bed comes in. It is a command that can be used to let your dog know it…
TETHERS – Part 2 THE TRAINING TECHNIQUES
In the last blog, I highlighted the mechanics of the tether and indicated there were three specific training techniques that the tether was outstanding to be used for. So let’s get to it! The first technique I want to cover is how to greet people…
Petting Party Part 3: ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL??? HOW TO CONVINCE FIDO TO LOVE HOUSE GUESTS…THE RIGHT WAY!!
This blog post will discuss the differences between puppies and older dogs when you are hosting a petting party. If you are dealing with a puppy at this stage (between 8-18 weeks of age,) then the more people and interactions, the merrier! Invite everyone…kids, adults,…
Petting Party Part 2: ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL??? HOW TO CONVINCE FIDO TO LOVE HOUSE GUESTS…THE RIGHT WAY!!
Let’s go back in time a bit to one of our September blog posts…Petting Party Part 1. You’ve got your friends lined up, you know the schedule of the games you are watching…so what’s the game plan? You are going to provide the beverages (adult…
Dog Bowl Aggression, and the Wonderful Resource We Waste Everyday…Part 4!!!
If you like any of the T-Shirts or products shown here please visit www.muttzrus.com or follow us on Facebook formore fun and free tips on all things dog! The Third Technique…Make your dog work for their food! So now we’ve made it to the last…
HEARTLAND POSITIVE DOG TRAINING ALLIANCE
If you like any of the T Shirts or Products Shownplease visit www.muttzrus.com!! INTRODUCTION TO A NEW CHAPTER IN KANSAS CITY DOG TRAINING!!!!!HEARTLAND POSITIVE DOG TRAINING ALLIANCE aka HEART! A new group has been born right here in Kansas City where educating others about humane,…
Why do dogs bark & what can be done about it? Part 2
If you like any of the products or T Shirts shown please visit www.muttzrus.com! So, now we have arrived at the other big reason dogs bark…exercise (or lack thereof). Let’s be honest, most of us do not give our dogs enough exercise, let alone mental…
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I Don’t Have Time…
OK, so this is a blog I have been wanting to write for a while now, but I just know that some people will probably not take kindly to it… Some trainers might not even like it and some potential clients might even choose not Read more →
The Value of a Replacement Behavior vs. The Word “NO”
Ok this is going to be one of those strange blogs that hopefully makes you think and realize you just might be going about this whole dog training thing a little wrong… What is our first instinct when our dogs do something wrong? We use Read more →
So What Happens After Socialization?
OK everyone (or at least all my clients know) YOU HAVE TO SOCIALIZE A PUPPY!!! But there is a very significant, important and critical follow up question…. What needs to happen after socialization? Well most agree that the critical social development period for a puppy Read more →
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