Category: Puppy Training

Essential Skills to Teach Your Puppy

Bringing home your puppy is an exciting and memorable experience. This new member of your family is like a baby – full of energy one minute and fast asleep the next. As much fun as it is to snuggle and play with your pup, it is important to start training early to raise a happy… Read more »

Correct Your Puppy’s Destructive Chewing

Especially common in teething puppies, the chewing of furniture, walls and other household items is one of the most common pet problems out there. Dangerous both to your pet and your wallet, it is important to stop inappropriate chewing early on so the problem does not persist as your dog ages. Follow these simple steps… Read more »

Puppy Training: The Crate

While many new dog owners are nervous about the idea of crate training their furry friend, dog experts stress that crate training is an important part of building a routine and house training a puppy. The crate provides your new pet with a safe place – a den – to call their own. Learn the… Read more »

Leash Training: When and How Should I Begin?

Walking on a leash is a skill all dogs should learn. Teaching yours to behave on a leash is much easier when they are young, so begin training early so you and your pet can enjoy outings together! Before introducing your new puppy to a leash, they should be comfortable wearing a collar. Choose a… Read more »

Training Your New Puppy

Getting a new puppy is a big responsibility with a lot of training involved. The first few weeks can be overwhelming, but if you follow these tips, you can create a strong foundation for a well behaved and happy adult dog. Set “House Rules” Before bringing your new family member home, go over house rules… Read more »