Category: Dog Training

6 Basic Dog Training Obedience Commands
Dog Training

6 Basic Dog Training Obedience Commands

When getting a new puppy or an untrained rescue dog, we want to do everything right and often do not know where to start. You would like for him to have good manners and how to behave in public to also avoid potentially dangerous situations. I have put together 6 basic dog training commands that […]

how to teach your dog to roll over
Dog Training

How to Teach Your Dog to Roll Over

Just like the Play Dead command, teaching your dog to roll over is not a completely necessary trick like “Stay” but a very funny and playful one. Before we start training your dog the new command, he should be already knowing the command down and sit which will make it a lot easier. If you […]

how to potty train an older dog
Dog Training

How to Potty Train an Older Dog

Not only puppy parents have an issue with potty training. If you bring home a new adult or senior dog you will probably have to house train him too. Adopting an older dog is just as rewarding as it is with a young puppy, so the bonding process will be the same. Meanwhile, you have […]

8 types of service dogs
Dog Training

8 Types of Service Dogs

Dogs are not “just” our beloved family companions, their skills and carefulness make them perfect for assisting people with disabilities and mental health issues. The most popular service dog is probably the guide dog but there are in fact 8 different types of service dogs that we will discuss now. 1. Allergy Alert Dogs (AAD) […]

how to train your dog to stay
Dog Training

How to Train Your Dog to Stay

“Stay” is such a well-known command but so many dogs and owners struggle with this. Especially for a young puppy, it is hard to stay still as they always want to move around and are easily distracted. Teaching your dog a solid stay will help you in many situations. The command stay is being used […]

how to teach your dog to play dead
Dog Training

How to Teach Your Dog to Play Dead

“Play dead” or “Go to sleep” is an advanced trick that you should teach your dog after he has already learned all the basic obedience commands like, “sit”, “stay” or “drop it”. Dogs love to learn new things and if you are running out of commands and tricks then this the one to teach. The […]

how to become a dog groomer
Dog Training

How to Become a Dog Groomer

The job of a dog groomer is to maintain the fur, nails, and skin of the canine by bathing, trimming and styling it. Education To become a dog groomer, no formal education is needed besides having a high school diploma. If you like, you can attend grooming schools or take online courses to learn a […]

training a reactive dog
Dog Training

Training a Reactive Dog

Dogs are being called “reactive” when they lunge, bark, snap or growl at people or other animals. Reactivity in dogs should not be confused with aggression. The difference here is that these dogs are hypersensitive towards their environment and overreact to certain triggers. The behavior may look like aggression but it’s not. Reactive dogs are […]

top five ways to exercise your dog
Dog Training

Top 5 Ways to Exercise Your Dog

Exercising is very important for your dog, mentally and physically. While physical exercise is often covered in daily walks, training or playing games gets a raw deal. In this blog post, I have covered How to Exercise Your Puppy, so you should check that one out first. There are also general rules on how much […]