Dog Blog Articles

Aug
31
All of the answers to these questions are mentioned and explained in the Down Chapter of the No Dog Left Behind dog training DVD or the online version included with purchase of the Puppy or Basic Obedience courses.    1 - We start off teaching with a food lure... + read more
Aug
23
All of the answers to these questions are mentioned and explained in the Sit chapter of the No Dog Left Behind dog training DVD or the online version included with purchase of the Puppy or Basic Obedience courses.    1 - A verbal command should be given ______.... + read more
Aug
15
All of the answers to these questions are mentioned and explained in the Name Game chapter of the No Dog Left Behind dog training DVD or the online version included with purchase of the Puppy or Basic Obedience courses.    Please test yourself first, then check your... + read more
Aug
06
All of the answers to these questions are mentioned and explained in the Intro Chapter of the No Dog Left Behind dog training DVD or the online version included with purchase of the Puppy or Basic Obedience courses.    Please test yourself first, then check your answers at the... + read more
Nov
12
Week 1: Cobwebs, Stand, Finish   Take Roll - CGC or Cafe Greeting & The Long Down Review Basics  Heel, Sit, Down, Come, Sit-Stay, Loose Leash Walking Hand Signals & Fading the Lure  Auto-Sit Down-Stay Distance-Down (First distance is up, stop... + read more
Oct
05
“Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Dogs must be socialized to be well behaved!”   Vets, friends, bloggers and even strangers on the street are all beating the “socialize your dog” drum these days but many people still don’t fully appreciate its importance.... + read more
Aug
07
Week 1  - Orientation Seminar Links for More Info ThrivingCanine.com, YouTube, Facebook, Separation Anxiety Book   Online Video Course - if you paid for the course, the link should be in your email inbox. If not, let me know and I'll resend it to you. Graduation... + read more
Aug
06
Week 1 - Orientation Seminar Links for More Info ThrivingCanine.com, YouTube, Facebook, Separation Anxiety Book   Online Video Course - if you paid for the course, the link should be in your email inbox. If not, let me know and I'll resend it to you. Graduation... + read more
Jul
01
There are arguments both for and against comforting a fearful dog. Some science has shown the calming effects of stroking dogs with fear of thunder, yet professional dog trainers tend to say that petting a fearful dog will only “reinforce the fear.” What’s the deal with that... + read more
Mar
14
Back in 2012 I wrote an article, Letting Dogs Meet: The Three Second Rule, which continues to be one of the most popular on my website. So, before continuing, please allow me to say “thank you” to everyone for all the likes, shares, comments and emails. I truly appreciate it and am so... + read more

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