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How well-behaved is you dog? Does he come when called? This is one command every single dog should know well. My blog will provide you with information about training dogs of all ages to teach them the commands that need to be learned for safety reasons. Keeping your dog safe and those around your dog is your responsibility, but it doesn't always come easy. Hopefully, the tips and tricks included here will help you achieve the training success that you and your furry little companion need. Good luck and have some fun during the training process.



Three Great Dog Breeds For Personal Protection

People own dogs for many reasons. For some, dogs are only pets, meant to be loved and spoiled. To others, dogs are meant to be both pets and a means of personal protection. Clearly, if you want a dog who can love you and serve as your protector, you're not going to opt for a miniature poodle or an Italian greyhound. Instead, turn to one of these three dog breeds, all of which make great protectors and also kind, loving pets. Read More 

Foster Parent For A Dog Rescue? Learn About Canine PTSD & How To Treat It

Rescued dogs often have a dreadful story to tell, except they are unable to speak. Rescue organizations, veterinarians, dog trainers, foster parents, and adoptive parents often read cues and see signs in rescue dogs that suggest they've been neglected and/or abused during their lifetime and, unfortunately, perhaps their entire life.  Sometimes, these dogs have post-traumatic stress syndrome, which can make it difficult for them to be trusting of humans. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent for a dog rescue organization, it is crucial that you understand what PTSD is in dogs and how you and your dog trainer can help the dogs in your care overcome it. Read More 

How To Get Your Shy Dog Ready For Boarding

If you need dog boarding over the holidays or when you are on vacation, you likely want to make sure that the experience is as non-traumatic as possible for your dog. This will make it easier for you to board your dog in the future and will help ease your dog's overall experience. However, if you have a shy dog that doesn't enjoy being around other dogs, then there is a good change that your dog is not going to enjoy being boarded. Read More 

Think An Emotional Support Animal Is Right For You? Get To Know More About The Process

When you suffer from a mental health issue like depression, anxiety, or another psychiatric issue, you may wonder what you can do to best manage and overcome the issues you face on a daily basis. While there is no one set way to deal with mental health issues, many people do find comfort and help in working with an emotional support animal. If you think that this may be helpful to you in your treatment process, get to know more about the process of getting an emotional support animal. Read More 

Keeping Fido Out Of Your Garden The Natural Way

Of course, you love your four-legged friend, but dogs can wreak havoc on your garden if they're not kept out. Dogs love to dig in the dirt, chew on things, and can generally do a number on the garden you've worked so hard to grow and maintain. Here are a few safe, all-natural ways you can keep Fido out of the garden so you can enjoy it without worry. Chili Pepper Read More