Don’t delay your puppy’s training. Love your dog now!

  But in most cases, people wait until they absolutely can't handle their dog anymore before they seek out help.  It's very similar to how people tend to wait until they're really mad at their kids before they react to hwat they are doing.  Let me tell you that...

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Dog trainer’s dogs may not be what you think they are.

I don't talk about my own dogs hardly at all. Mostly because they're not the perfect, robot dogs that many probably think they are. I've had issues with dogs over the years and still have a little dog that I have to stay on top of. But although they're not perfect, my...

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The little things make the biggest change

As I looked at this sweet face tonight, I began considering the amazing similarities between being a parent, foster parent, dog owner, and foster dog owner. I currently hold title to all these positions. I have only been a foster dog parent to two dogs. One was here...

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Dog training is much more than training dogs

  People tell me all the time that they know a young person who is considering dog training as a career. Obviously I think dog training is pretty great. You get to invest in the lives of people, rehabilitate dogs, and make some pretty good money. However, I feel like...

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Excuses, excuses, excuses

  "He's dragging me when I walk because he's not had much exercise today." "She's not holding her sit stay because the noise outside the window frightens her." "He doesn't come when I call him because he loves to run outside and play and doesn't want to come in."...

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The right dog makes all the difference

I very often hear people say, "if I knew then what I know now about this breed of dog I have, I would have never gotten it."  Most people do not consider the traits of their dog's breed until after the dog is home and wrecking havoc in their family, and some never...

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St. Louis Puppy Tips

I know how overwhelming and exhausting a new puppy can be. Biting, jumping, barking, and crying all night are the most popular complaints that I hear. There are no quick fix solutions, but there are many things you can do quickly to make life more enjoyable for you...

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