Category Archives: Dog and Puppy Training

Posts on puppy and dog training. Including posts that have something in them ‘having to do with’ training puppies and/or dogs.

Tip of the Week!

Here’s your “Tip of the Week” : Leash walk every day… Take your puppy out for a leash walk every day. Walking with your puppy on a leash is the best way for you to set up a wonderful relationship … Continue reading

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What To Do When It’s COLD Outside?

(An Excerpt from a new article on the website: Train Your New Puppy) What To Do When It’s COLD Outside? It is January 23 and it is COLD outside! I’ve notice a lot of questions on social media asking about … Continue reading

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Great Information!

What WONDERFUL information this is for dog owners! I’m not sure if Dr. Ian Dunbar, (Veterinarian & founder of Sirius Dog Training), actually said this but it is a true statement that can help when dealing with puppies or very … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Food Choices for Dogs

  With Thanksgiving coming up around the corner, here is a reminder for us all to be ‘food’ careful for our puppies and other pets. Feeding turkey, ham, gravy and sweets are not good food options for our beloved pets. … Continue reading

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Is your puppy possessive with toys or food?

Is your puppy possessive with toys or food? Practice this: Trade *up* for some GREAT treat, toy or a chunk of cheese or meat. Eventually she will know that when you take something away she will get something better…she will … Continue reading

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Is Your Pup Driving You CrAZy This Winter?

Just the other day I was taking with someone who had a young puppy that was getting into a LOT of mischief on a daily basis…all day long. What in the world can you do in a case like that? … Continue reading

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Talk On Communicating with Animals…

This last fall I went to a Women’s Spirituality Conference at the Minnesota State University, Mankato. There were four different classes offered that were geared toward animals/pets. I was fortunate to attend two of the four classes that were offered … Continue reading

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Back From Being “Just Too Busy…..”

Hey All! It’s been awhile since I have written a post here so I thought I’d better get my typing fingers in gear and let you know about some of the things I’ve been doing. I attended a talk with … Continue reading

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Snake in the Grass…

  With summer in full swing there are a lot of things for you to do with your dog and puppy. Hiking, camping, vacations, shows, swimming and training are just a few of the fun things you and your canine companion … Continue reading

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“Unforgettable Nessa,” The Story

A couple of years ago, after losing Zeke our canine companion of 14 years, I started looking for ‘the perfect’ dog again. We were looking for a dog that would be a loving companion, help around the place with varmint … Continue reading

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