How To Make Your Dog Shake A Paw

Do you like dog tricks? Learn how to make your dog shake a paw with a few easy dog training tips. And….the #1 dog training requested trick ever is…..drum roll please!!!! Shake a paw! Yes, in my many years of dog training, the most requested dog trick is always shake a paw. Teaching your dog […]

Dog Training Psychology

What human psychology is combined with dog training psychology? Learn about the correlation of human psychology in work with dog training. Psychology is the scientific study of human and animal behavior and mental process. So, how does this relate to humans interacting with dogs? Over my 8 year dog training career, I have observed very […]

Dog Training Pack Leader Basics

Learn how to quickly train your dog by being a strong dog pack leader. Dogs naturally want to follow a leader and will respond best to daily consistency in dog training. Training your dog is not brain surgery. Have you ever lost weight? Or achieved a set goal over time? Dog training is no different. […]

5 Remedies For Dog Anxiety

Does your dog bark incessantly when you leave your home? Does your dog chew holes in the couch when you’re gone? What about endless energy, heavy panting, or Nascar circles around the house before you leave? If you’ve answered YES to any of the above, chances are your dog has dog anxiety. Just like humans, […]

Benefits of Socializing your Dog

All dogs need to be socialized at an early age to ensure proper exposure to other dogs and human interaction. As a puppy, be sure to QUARANTINE your pup to the yard ONLY. It is ok to take them to a local coffee shop or other low-key social settings, but NO dog parks or public […]

Come-Recall command

Have you ever seen the movie “Funny Farm” with Chevy Chase? He has an Irish Setter named “Yellow Dog” and as soon as he brings him home, the dog runs away! Throughout the film, the dog reappears but will never come to anyone who calls him. Don’t let this happen to you! The come/recall command […]

How Long Does It Take To Train A Dog?

I often compare dog training to physical and professional development. My customers will ask me, “How long does it take to train a dog?” My reply, “Dog training is like weight loss, it WON’T happen overnight! Some training results will come quicker than others, but dog training is a marathon, NOT a sprint.” Now, some […]

What’s The Best Way To Train A Dog To Walk On A Leash?

I tell my customers that the most challenging part of dog training is training a dog to walk on a leash. Why? Dogs inherently pull on a leash to follow scent, test for pack order, and for muscle stimulation. Just like humans go to the gym for a workout a dog will look at the […]

6 best dog hiking tips to prepare you for the best dog hiking adventure

Dogs have zesty attitudes with an unrivaled sense of adventure. They’re wonderful hiking and backpacking companions, but dogs are also a tad bit oblivious to consequences which means you need to be prepared. To ensure that you have the best adventure possible, Wyatt has put together some paw tips for your next hike.   PAW […]