by dogdefined | Feb 10, 2023 | Potty training, Puppies, SocializationI have a lot of feelings about puppies. I have worked with hundreds (maybe thousands) of young puppies as a trainer and love every one dearly. Puppies are cute. Puppies can be frustrating. I like to joke that puppies are cute so we forget how frustrating they can be,...
by dogdefined | Dec 11, 2022 | Potty training, Puppies
As with many other behaviors, practice makes perfect. This means that the more your puppy practices going in appropriate places (like outside), and the less they have the opportunity to go to the bathroom inside, the faster your progress will be.
by dogdefined | May 20, 2020 | Behavior modification, Puppies
There are multiple reasons why puppies bite, and knowing the reason why a puppy is biting in a specific situation can help to develop a plan to reduce or eliminate biting in that situation.
by dogdefined | Mar 20, 2020 | Puppies, Uncategorized
Socialization is a very personal process. You are not just shaping your dog to live in the human world, you are shaping him to live in YOUR world.
by dogdefined | Mar 19, 2020 | Puppies, SocializationWe’re going through a frightening time in history with the current pandemic and the ensuing panic. One of the many challenges that today’s world presents from a dog owner’s perspective is socialization. I have a separate blog post all about socialization (what it is...