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Loose Leash Walking

Does your dog pull on their leash? It’s a common issue and no dog owner wants to be taken for a walk! In this expert series you give you the 10-step process you need to master loose-leash walking.
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House Training 101 with Nicole Ellis

It’s a lot of work and sometimes feels like an uphill battle. But, it’s also a great opportunity to start growing a loving bond with your dog. House training is all about consistency, patience, and positive reinforcement.
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Training Tip #5 - How to Teach "Sit" & "Down"

1/30/2018 - Written by Certified Professional Trainer and Guest Blogger, Nicole Ellis CPDT-KA Week 5 Training Tip - How to Teach "Sit" & "Down" Sit and down are some of the first things I teach every dog. The sit is one of my fundamental behaviors as it’s a building block used in teaching so many other behaviors and tricks later on and is a perfect behavior when out in public. My dogs also know ‘sit’ gets them all the treats, so instead of begging and jumping up for dinner, sit is the preferred behavior in our house. If my dogs...
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Training Tip #4 - Teaching "Stay"

1.23.18 - Written by Certified Professional Trainer and Guest Blogger, Nicole Ellis Week 4 Training Tip - Teaching a "Stay" and the importance of it Stay. It’s one of the first things I teach my dogs and from the day we start training, it becomes one of my most used behaviors. A stay is part of so many experiences, from movie sets to hiking to walking around town, we use it almost daily. It's as useful for taking cute photos as it is for crossing the street and for not chasing that squirrel. I’ll go over how I...
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Training Tip #3 - Indoor Dog Games

1/16/2018 - Written by Certified Trainer and Guest Blogger, Nicole Ellis Winter weather can make us all a bit stir crazy. But when it’s too chilly or wet or dark to adventure outdoors and your dog needs to burn off some energy, there are many indoor options for you and your best friend. Inside play can be as stimulating, invigorating and confidence-building as outdoor games, and at the end of a session, you'll have a tired but happy dog, ready for a nap and not missing the dog park at all. Here are some of our top picks for mental...
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Air Dried Scoop and Serve
Free-Range Farming
Ziwi Peak pet food with no grains
No Grains Sugars or Glycerins Added
Raised Without Added Hormones or Growth Promotants