training

Pet Training 101; learn how to teach your dog or cat everything from the essential commands to party tricks.

Why I Needed a Training Collar
We got Jax, a lab mix, from a family who had too many dogs to be able to care for him properly. He would become our first pet we have had in a few years, since our last dog passed away. He instantly b...
Nathan Dowlen2 months ago
Training a Shelter Dog
It is important as a volunteer trainer, and a participant of this event, that you become familiar with the basics of where behavior comes from.
Katie Moore2 months ago
Intro to Training Your Service Dog
Here are tips for training your dog.
Adam McDonald2 months ago
Puppy Parent: What They Didn't Tell You About Bringing Home a Puppy
I'm going to share with you some lessons and experiences I've learned from being a first-time puppy parent.
Katie Moore2 months ago
Top 10 Things to Know BEFORE Obtaining a Service Animal
Here's what I wish I knew before I began the process.
Dean Moriarty3 months ago
How To Train Your Dog
Here are some of my thoughts and experiences of training dogs over the years. Obedience: The first thing you have to do is get the dog to pay attention to you. If its attention is all over the place, ...
Brandon Sawler4 months ago
Toy Drive
Working breeds, they're bred to work. Well, just like humans, working dogs tend to go a bit stir crazy if cooped up too long which is totally normal. For this reason we tend to take our dogs for 1-2 w...
Lindsie Polhemus4 months ago
Large Dog Training Tips
When you have a large dog, training can make all the difference between having a wonderful companion and having the pet from hell. Large dogs that are untrained can pose a serious safety threat to oth...
Taylor A.5 months ago
He Can't Hear You
I never know what to expect when I receive a text saying "We have a new family member." Growing up this could mean I could come home to anything. Kittens, puppies, horses, pygmy goats, a grumpy old do...
Lily Bloss5 months ago
Inappropriate Punishments: The Surefire Way to Confuse Your Dog
In dog training, timing of rewards is very important. Timing of punishments or corrections is vital. If you don’t know when your dog chewed up grannies wig or peed on the rug, don’t punish. Just make ...
Lily Bloss5 months ago
Classical Conditioning - The Simple Guide
Classical conditioning. It can be overwhelming to someone who thinks training dogs is all about yelling at them when they're bad and giving them tasty stuff when they're good. Unfortunately that isn't...
Lily Bloss5 months ago
My Dog Won't Come Back
As a dog owner, I like a lot of dog-related pages on Facebook. So many in fact, that images of Collies and other breeds drown out posts from human friends (not that I mind - I don't really need to kno...
Sheera Lee5 months ago
Life Hacks Every Dog Owner Needs to Know
Dogs are like babies... furry, little babies that need tons of care. Here are some helpful tips for you and your best friend.