Of Children and Dogs

NOTE: this is an article from 2018 that I thought would be good to rehash. Note, things are now grossly different from 2018 to 2020, but the sentiment remains the same. If you’ve never watched the movie My Dog Skip, I recommend that you do. If you’ve ever owned a Jack Russell Terrier (or lostContinue reading “Of Children and Dogs”

Easy Way to Teach Your Dog to Focus

Teaching focus, or engagement, is an enormously beneficial skill to include in your dogs education, and can help with certain behavioural issues, leash skills, working around distraction etc. You can use food, toys or play to achieve focus and increase your value in your dogs eyes. I’ve included a couple videos below to help getContinue reading “Easy Way to Teach Your Dog to Focus”

Puppy and Dog Training is for Life Not Just for 6 Weeks

Every moment of every day is a learning experience for your new puppy or dog. They are learning from their environment, through their actions and from you. They are learning what makes things work, how to problem solve, how to push buttons and how to navigate life. In order for us to have a wellContinue reading “Puppy and Dog Training is for Life Not Just for 6 Weeks”

Smart Dogs Basic Skillz Now Available Dog Training Milton

We want all dogs to get training, and we want training to be accessible to everyone. That is why we have made our popular Smart Dogs Basic Skillz class available in an online format starting Saturday June 13th! We’ve revamped our program to serve you better, added more skillz and kept it easy to followContinue reading “Smart Dogs Basic Skillz Now Available Dog Training Milton”

Smart Puppy Essentials Skillz 0.5 – Puppy Training in Milton Ontario

We feel that young puppies learn best in their own comfortable home environment. Through our years of training we have noted that puppy classes offer little in the way of retained training. Yes, it offers the social aspect, but that’s fairly easy to do from home, and our opinion on socialization differs from the mainContinue reading “Smart Puppy Essentials Skillz 0.5 – Puppy Training in Milton Ontario”

Do It Yourself Bootcamp – Dog Training in Milton Ontario

We believe that it is super important to get your dog socialized to as many locations as you can throughout your training. Taking field trips to different locations exposes your dog to the sights and sounds of the world that they may encounter on their daily life, and sets them up for success as theyContinue reading “Do It Yourself Bootcamp – Dog Training in Milton Ontario”

Welcome to Smart Dogs Canine Training Milton’s New Home

We are excited about using this new platform for the home of Smart Dogs Canine Training, Milton, Ontario! Our new website is much cleaner, easier to navigate, and heck, it was about time for an upgrade. With this platform we are better able to update and interact with you on the web. We’ve revamped ourContinue reading “Welcome to Smart Dogs Canine Training Milton’s New Home”