How to Train a Puppy That Bites

How to Train a Puppy That Bites

Puppies spend a great deal of time playing, chewing and investigating objects. All of these normal activities involve puppies using their mouths and their needle-sharp teeth. When puppies play with people, they often bite, chew and mouth on people’s hands, limbs and clothing. What to Do About Puppy Mouthing It’s important to help your puppy learn
Puppy Potty Training – Facts and Myths

Puppy Potty Training – Facts and Myths

Puppy Potty Train is the bane of many new dog mothers and fathers. The fact although, is the fact that potty training calls for time, perseverance, and consistency. Some dog breeds like the Shaba Innu, is by natural means clean and is relatively easy to housebreak. Puppy potty training also depends a great deal on
Obedience Training For Your Rottweiler

Obedience Training For Your Rottweiler

Rottweilers are an incredibly obedient breed. But they do not train themselves! It is our job to help them achieve their full potential. This particular breed is mild tempered, loyal, and charismatic. They only want your friendship and acceptance. This eager to please breed can be a wonderfully behaved companion with the proper obedience training. The
Dog and Puppy Training Services

Dog and Puppy Training Services

Our dog training is presented in partnership with Unleashed. Together, we offer a series of training classes as well as one-on-one programs tailored to you and your family. Our professional trainers have the highest levels of industry certification and over 30-years of real-world experience. This includes working with several rescue and adopted dogs that have
Obedience Training

Obedience Training

What Your Dog Can Learn at National K-9 HEEL –your dog walks closely at your side SIT –your dog sits quietly and patiently until released, even while distracted DOWN –your dog lies down until released, even when distracted STAY –your dog a holds a ‘sit’ or ’down’ position for a long period of time, perhaps
Obedience Training a Dog or Puppy

Obedience Training a Dog or Puppy

Obedience training doesn’t solve all behavior problems, but it is the foundation for solving just about any problem. Training opens up a line of communication between you and your dog. Effective communication is necessary to instruct your dog about what you want her to do. You can teach her anything from ‘stay’ (don’t bolt out
GETTING STARTED IN OBEDIENCE

GETTING STARTED IN OBEDIENCE

WHY TRAIN YOUR DOG? Dogs, by nature, are pack animals with a well-defined social order. As you and your family become your dog’s pack, your new dog will look to you – the leader of the pack – for guidance. Leadership can be established in a firm but friendly manner. Keep in mind that it
Dog Obedience Training

Dog Obedience Training

Two-way dog training Most people get a dog for the company, exercise and enjoyment these hugely loyal and entertaining animals bring. However, in order to fit into and be accepted by society, dogs are expected to behave in a certain way. Indeed, we often expect our dogs to ‘know’ this is how they are meant
Basic Dog Obedience Training

Basic Dog Obedience Training

Sit The sit is one of the easiest skills to teach. A puppy who sits on command is easier to manage until he learns more self-control. For example, when you teach your dog to sit when the doorbell rings, he is less likely to jump up on visitors when the door opens. How to Teach Sit To teach
Nipping nipping in the bud

Nipping nipping in the bud

Inhibit the biting When puppies play, they mouth each other, which is totally normal. However, the mouthing can turn into a bite. When it does, the puppy on the receiving end will yelp, and this sound startles the puppy doing the biting, making them release. Humans can exploit this behavior to teach a puppy to
Mouthing, Nipping and Play Biting in Adult Dogs

Mouthing, Nipping and Play Biting in Adult Dogs

Is It Playful Mouthing or Aggressive Behavior? Most mouthing is normal dog behavior. But some dogs bite out of fear or frustration, and this type of biting can indicate problems with aggression. It’s sometimes difficult to tell the difference between normal play mouthing and mouthing that precedes aggressive behavior. In most cases, a playful dog