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Training Your Furry Friend

I was excited when my husband and I adopted our mixed breed dog Sammie a few years ago. She was friendly, beautiful, and smart. She was so friendly that she never wanted to stay at home. Whenever she saw our neighbors doing something in their yards, she always ran to see what they were up to. Unfortunately, her eagerness wasn’t always appreciated by our neighbors. If you have a free spirited furry friend like Sammie, consider enrolling him or her in a pet training course. You may be pleasantly surprised by the results. On this blog, you will learn how to locate the best pet training course offerings in your area.



Tips For Effective Puppy Potty Training

When you bring home your new puppy, one of the first things on your priority list is housebreaking your dog so you don't have to worry about carpet stains or bad smells. You want to be able to trust that your puppy will do well indoors, even when you are not at home. Puppy potty training can be straightforward. Here are some tips to help make the process as smooth as possible. Read More 

3 Things You Need To Teach Your Dog If You Want Them To Protect You

If you want your dog to protect you, you are going to need to start teaching your dog when they are a puppy. You are going to need to start with basic obedience commands and tricks before you move onto more advanced commands. It takes a lot of time and patience to teach a dog how to be a protection dog. It is possible though, if you are willing to invest the time in training and connecting with your dog. Read More 

Taking Your First Vacation Since You Adopted Your New Puppy? 2 Tips For A Successful First-Time Dog Boarding Experience

If you are planning the first fun vacation getaway you will be taking since you have adopted your new puppy and the hotel you are staying at has a "no pets" policy, then you are likely deciding just what you will do with your pup while you are gone. Unlike some other pets, you can't just have someone "stop by" to feed and check on your puppy, because he needs attention around the clock. Read More 

Need to Board Your Dog for the Holidays? 4 Steps to Take

If you need to board your dog for part of the holiday season, make sure that you take the four steps outlined below. #1: Schedule Boarding in Advance Many dog-boarding facilities book up fast around the holiday season because so many people travel to visit family and friends this time of year. If you know that you plan on traveling and need your dog to be looked after, call your local dog-boarding facility and book a spot as soon as you know your plans. Read More 

Why Do Dogs Attack Delivery Men?

The old cliche about dogs hating mailmen often extends to delivery men, and in some instances, they may even attack them. This situation is often nasty because it may lead to the dog being put down or even lawsuits to cover your hospital expenses. Understanding why dogs attack delivery men (and how to avoid it) can help you avoid this situation and do your job in peace. They May Be Overprotective Read More