The number one reason people call me is because of problems with dog house training. The problems fall into two categories. The first is potty training a puppy and the second category involves a dog that suddenly begins relieving himself in the house for no apparent reason or never becomes potty trained. Dogs have reasons for the things they do.
Getting started If your dog is aggressive or dominant, start slowly. A sudden display of alpha behavior to a dog who considers himself the alpha will be seen as a challenge and the dog may choose an aggressive course of action. For instance, if you take the dog’s food away, something which an owner needs to be able to do,
For species that live in packs it’s important to be able to communicate with its own kind. Both in order to cooperate when they hunt, to bring up their offspring, and perhaps most importantly: to live in peace with each other. Conflicts are dangerous – they cause physical injuries and a weakened pack, which is something that no pack can
Teaching your puppy crate training is the first and best step in his life. Crate training makes all the other steps in his training go so much smoother, much like a solid foundation makes for a superior wall. Establishing you as the Alpha member of his “pack” is one excellent reason for starting your puppy in a crate when he