It’s not always easy on the road to success with your dog. Sometimes we are dealt dogs who are more difficult, sometimes work schedules get in the way, sometimes family life is busy, but we still need to make time for our dogs … and ourselves, in order to succeed. Here are six simple tipsContinue reading “Six Tips to Help You With Dogs … And With Life”
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Does Your Behaviour Affect Your Dogs Behaviour?
I want to tell you a story. Brace yourself. It’s not very exciting, but it is important. This story popped into my mind when our friends at High Fives for K9’s posted this little ditty on Instagram: “what if who your dog is, was directly dependent on who you are?” Read that again, and letContinue reading “Does Your Behaviour Affect Your Dogs Behaviour?”
Do You Do Stuff That Your Dog Likes?
Hang on, let me clarify. I don’t mean eating rabbit poop with them, or rolling in dead things or items of that nature, that would likely make you a psychopath. I mean, do you do stuff with your dog that is natural, that they actually enjoy? Things that dogs enjoy naturally are sniffing, eating rabbitContinue reading “Do You Do Stuff That Your Dog Likes?”
Does Your Dog Deserve to be Off Leash in Town?
That is the question, so what is the answer? Some of you may not be fond of my opinion, however, I think it necessary to go through the process of my conclusion on this. I will start off by saying it IS NOT your right to have your dog off leash, especially in an urbanContinue reading “Does Your Dog Deserve to be Off Leash in Town?”
So You Want A Working Breed?
Let me define my meaning of working breed, because I’m not talking about just the typical CKC classification of working breeds. I’m talking about dogs that truly work, need a job, or are very high drive. This will include most terriers, the ckc working group, some hounds, some mastiff types, some herding breeds, field bredContinue reading “So You Want A Working Breed?”
Dog and Puppy Training in Milton
First I would like to say a warm welcome back to all of our current and coming Smart Dogs Canine Training students! Thanks for hanging in over the lockdown, and we hope everyone is well. We are back on schedule with classes and privates, and I thought I would just remind everyone what is available.Continue reading “Dog and Puppy Training in Milton”
Does Class Time Equal Play Time?
Those whom have taken our classes know that we are pretty strict on our rules that dogs are not to meet or play during, right before, or right after class time, and there is good reason for this. First off, unfortunately, we are never more exciting to our dogs, than the dogs standing next toContinue reading “Does Class Time Equal Play Time?”
Don’t Let Them
I often find people listing off the issues that they are having with their dogs, but not understanding why they are happening, even though the base of the issues is fairly obvious. Of course, we as trainers are here to help them understand and break down any issues, but sorting these truly does, many times,Continue reading “Don’t Let Them”
It’s never too late or too early to train your dog
There are those out there that will tell you to wait until after a certain age to begin training your puppy, and there are also those out there that still believe that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. How very wrong they are!! The best time to start training your dog is fromContinue reading “It’s never too late or too early to train your dog”
Dogs Want to Have Fun Too
I’ll start by saying dogs want to have fun too. Yes, many of them enjoy their strolls in the park, or hikes in the woods, but why not spice it up a bit for them? Utilize what’s around you to give them a challenge on their walks. Rocks, benches, trees, curbs, playground equipment and moreContinue reading “Dogs Want to Have Fun Too”