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Aug
8

Common Myths About Clicker Training

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Clicker training is an exciting complement to training and a useful tool for instilling good behaviors. It can be used alongside traditional positive reinforcement training methods. It can also be used to help shape or train complicated behaviors by helping guide your dog…

Jul
12

Finding the Right Motivation For Your Dog

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Motivation is key to getting your dog to understand what you want. It is also for your dog to enjoy wanting to do it as well. While the most common method of motivating our pets is through treats, motivation can come in many…

Jun
7

Why is Low-Stress Handling So Important

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Many pets experience stress and fear when visiting the vet or groomer. Luckily, the low-stress handling movement has been taking hold, encouraging professionals to handle pets in a safer, humane way. What is low-stress handling, how does it work, and how is it…

Jun
7

Making Canine Introductions Easy

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    Introducing your dog to a new dog, cat or pet can be a daunting experience. However, canine introductions don’t have to be hard, or even scary. Here are some ways to introduce your dog to various pets. Some key factors to remember…

Apr
11

Rally-O: For Leash Walking, Focus & Fun!

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Looking for a fun new way to train with your dog? Bored of the traditional obedience class where everyone practices sit over and over in a line? If so, Rally-O may be just what you’re looking for. Rally-O is an interesting obedience course…

Mar
19

Three Games to Encourage Good Behavior and Patience

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Good behavior is important everywhere you go with your dog. However, the same old training routine can get boring. Games are a great way to improve behavior and responses to commands while adding some variety. They can be a fun way for you…

Mar
3

Puppy Socialization: Important Tips for a Friendly Puppy

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What do you think of when you hear of training? Teaching sit and stay? Potty training? You may forget that puppy socialization is another important factor in training. Socialization involves getting your puppy used to a variety of experiences such as people, pets,…

Feb
24

Rally-O: What’s All the Hoopla?

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We’re so sure you and your dog will love Rally-O that we’ve made a couple short videos so you can learn more.  Give it try – you’ll both be glad you did!

Feb
6

Pet CPR & First Aid (Dogs & Cats)

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Learn how to support and care for your pet until veterinary treatment is available! March 4, 2017 from 10-1 IT’S YOUR DOG School for Dogs, Hamburg , NJ Details & Registration:  http://itsyourdog.dogbizpro.com/public/registration/events.aspx?event=557  

Jan
18

Three Tips For Calm Behavior At the Vet

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Does your dog hate going to the vet? Many dogs do, and it is a very problematic, yet common problem for pets. The vet causes a lot of stress when your dog learns to associate it with strange handling, poking, and prodding. Dogs…