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How to Crate Train Your Puppy, Dog – Tips for Success

A Guide to Crate Training Puppies and Dogs

Introduce and familiarize your puppy or dog to a crate the right way your dog will not fear or take a disliking to the crate. The crate will not be associated with anxiety and stress… Introducing, Familiarizing Your Dog with His/Her Crate  Encourage Your Dog to Explore the Crate On His/Her Own When first introducing your puppy or dog to …

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Dog Training Tip – Be Consistent, What Does Consistency Really Mean?

Dog Training Tip - Be Consistent, What Does Consistency Really Mean?

‘Be Consistent’, does this dog training tip sound familiar? Do you think you know what is meant by ‘be consistent’? You might be surprised by the answer… One of the most common directions given to dog owners by dog trainers is ‘be consistent’. But what does ‘be consistent’ and consistency really mean? Is ‘consistent’ defined as: 1) ‘Do the same thing …

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Dog Training Tip: Prevent Dog Fights and Anxiety – Just Breathe

Dog Training Tip - Prevent dog fights and anxiety

Prevent dog fights and anxiety  – learn to use breathing  to effectively communicate and direct your dog… Dogs in the same household that are getting in to fights are doing so for very specific reasons – this is true regardless of whether you can or cannot identify a reason for the fight. The same is true for other reactive behaviors …

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How to Stop Your Dog from Eating Poop – Stools, Coprophagia

how to stop your dog from eating poop

First it is important to identify why your dog is eating poop – also called stool eating or coprophagia. Understanding why your puppy or dog is eating poop will help you identify the most appropriate strategy for correcting the situation. You can do a quick analysis by going here. My approach is a holistic approach. By making sure you address …

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Dog Licks Excessively – Teach Limits

Dog Training Tips - Dog Licks Excessively

I let my dogs lick my face, as long as… A –  I have invited them to do so; B – They are not in an overly excited state; C –  They have not been eating anything disgusting; D – They lick in a respectful manner and know when to stop! It is normal, healthy expression of joy and affection …

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