Category: Dog Training

Give Your Dog Responsibility and Let Him Do It Himself

“Mother, please, I’d rather do it myself!” This phrase came from an early 1960s television commercial and proved so popular it became a national punch line. Two songs were recorded with the title, it appeared in comics, and was featured

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Don’t Just Say No! – What Do You Really Want?

When your dog runs up to greet you, barking, wagging his tail, jumping, bouncing off of you and asking for attention, don’t just say No! He’s simultaneously doing 5 things. If you tell him No, which of those activities don’t

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Finding Time to Train Your Dog

time to train excuse - ran out of time

Favorite excuse #1: I didn’t have time to train! Work. Family. House. Yard. Kids. Parents. Laundry. Errands. Sleep. With so many demands on your personal time every week, who has time to train the dog? The answer: everyone!

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Bad Weather Blues: 5 Ways for a Dog to Burn Energy Indoors

Burning Dog's Energy with an interactive toy

Although we like to think of Texas as a place where the sun always shines, we have our fair share of bad weather. And when our dogs can’t get out to play several days in a row, they get the

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