Another way to look at Over-Stimulation…SURVIVAL MODE!!!
Thanksgiving Tips for a Safe and Health Holiday
Happy Thanksgiving folks!!! Everyone here at K.I.S.S. Dog Training has plenty to be thankful for, but first and foremost we are thankful for you! The folks that helped create and build this company… So, from us to you; thanks, and have a safe and…
Leave it On Leash
OK, this next blog is what follows after working in the car, in the parking lot of a big box pet retailer. You have gotten good at the Leave it/ Watch me command when your pooch is distracted by another dog, and wonder “how awesome…
Leave it… The Next Step (the car)
OK if you have not heard me talk about how to work with reactivity in dogs I always preach 3 things: High Frequency (Every Day Practice) Short Duration (No more than about 15 minutes per practice session) Under Threshold (the dog must not be reacting,…
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…
Leave it vs. Wait (this one could save your dogs life)
So is there really a difference between Leave It and Wait? You better believe there is! I think both commands (cues) should be taught. The difference is that with Wait, the dog will eventually get the object in question, where Leave It means the dog…
My dog pulls on the Leash…So What Do I Do Now???
Several months ago (or maybe longer) I wrote an article on “Why Dogs Pull on the Leash.” And while it was well received, I left those who were already having issues with dogs that pulled on their leash to wait for the next article for…
Want to tackle some issues yourself????
Looking for a little “Self Help” when it comes to the family dog? Not sure you want to hire a trainer yet but still want to do some “D.Y.I.” work with the dog? Well we have lots of books on all sorts of topics and…
Hand Feeding Your Dog – Why You Should!
I always get one particular question from folks when they find out I am a dog trainer. “What can I do to make my dog pay attention to me?” Well that’s a bit like asking what a person can do to get better gas…
Does your dog pull on leash???
Shoulder hurt? Landed on your butt, a few times? Do you have a dog that pulls on the leash like a locomotive? Well here we come to the rescue with a book on how to teach your dog to walk with you vs. walking against…
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Covid-19 Corona Virus…Possible Puppy/Dog Issues As We Return to Normal
There are a lot of new puppy owners or even older dog owners out there and many are finding it really hard to socialize their pups in this world of social distancing and in-home confinement during this Covid-19 scenario… I have talked to several trainers Read more →
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Hot Weather Tips for Dogs…..
Ok so last month was Memorial Day, the historical beginning of summer, and I want to take a minute to talk to you about hot weather precautions for you and your pooch. I started thinking about this post yesterday when I had as friend remind Read more →
Podcast #7 – Problem Behaviors in the World of Covid
Podcast – Problem Behaviors in the World of Covid May 27th, 2021 Mike and emery talk about how Covid is and can be affecting your pups. Listen Here Read more →
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