Tag - jumping

20
Apr

How To Think About Dog Aggression

In this short post, I’d like to talk specifically to people who treat their dogs as if they’re kids. Now, I love both my dogs and my kids. Sometimes even I feel that I love my dogs as much as my kids. But even if you do, there has to be a distinction drawn between …

12
Apr

How To Calm Your Dog

In this post, I’d like to devote a little time to the idea of calmness in our dogs. I know some people might want hyper, crazy dogs for hunting or other activities. But in general, most owners want a dog who is calm and controlled. One thing I’m fond of telling people is that calmness …

16
Feb

Cuteness Overload: How To Deal With Manipulation

Today I’m going to talk about your dog playing you for a fool. It happens all the time, and there are a lot of dogs that are smart enough for it. Experts say that 90% of communication is nonverbal, and I totally believe that to be true. I think we as people learn nonverbal cues …

13
Jan

How to Train a Dog to Not Jump

When dogs jump it’s annoying. It ruins clothes. It’s bad manners. But training a dog to not jump is easy. If you want to teach your dog to not jump all it takes is having the right method and implementing it. Most of the time we can get a dog to stop jumping in a …

21
Nov

Don’t Turn Away: Addressing Some Big Issues

In this post, I’m going to be talking specifically about jumping and biting. I’ve spoken about this a few days ago in another post, but I want to address it head-on here. I just got off the phone with a gentleman who told me: “I’ve got this young dog, and every time the previous owner …

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