Articles From : Joan the Dog Coach
Do you find your dog’s barking, jumping and counter-surfing annoying? How about ignoring you when you call their name? If you are interested in learning how to turn those trying behaviors into ones you can embrace, then join us for our dog behavior workshop. This humans-only class covers techniques you can use immediately for teaching your dog new behaviors that will replace the ones you find irritating. Bring in your issues and questions, and go home with a plan! Taught by a Certified Professional Dog Trainer.
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Yes, we are all busy, but we really do love our pets. The question is how can we get our dogs to understand that play time cannot be all the time? Help your dog by learning about fun activities, toys and training management strategies that really do work to prevent boredom-related issues such as barking, chewing and digging. Come with questions, leave with a training and management plan! Workshop for dog parents only. Taught by a certified professional dog trainer.
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Help your dog develop real-world manners and 'life skills' while you learn effective techniques for raising a healthy and happy dog. Workshop covers different behaviors each session, from basics to more advanced, and for learners of all levels.
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Discover how providing enrichment opportunities for inquisitive canines can help keep your pawliday festivities fun and rewarding for you, your pets, and your guests!
Halloween can be a little tricky for pets, but with a little advanced preparation, we can make it a real treat for our dogs!
Joan is back with Part Two on how to help your stressed out pup with ten easy tips.
This 6-week Intro to K9 Nose Work® (K9NW) Continuing Education course is for dogs and handlers who have completed NACSW Intro to K9 Nose Work® and Intro to Odor® courses. This course introduces four main elements of the K9NW sport including interiors, exteriors, vehicles, and containers, while shaping the dogs hunting and problem-solving skills. As with previous K9NW classes, focus is on enriching the dog’s life, tapping into their desire to play the game, and establishing good teamwork.
In Part One of this two-part series, we’re going to look at potential sources of canine stress, how to identify when a stimulus triggers a stress response, and review how dogs might communicate fear or anxiety through body language.
We live in a distracting world, and it can be the same for our pet dogs! We expect a lot from them and it can be hard for your dog to focus on training when the world is so very interesting.
No matter your summertime plans for Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or Labor Day, these top tips can help your dog be a perfect guest – or host.
There are many things you can do to make training your inquisitive canine easier, including consistency, expectations, and environment.
Would you like to learn how to encourage your dog to work with you wherever you happen to be? Then, one of the most important concepts you can remember is that of generalization.
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Planning ahead before bringing a new puppy or adult dog into your home can help ease the transition and reduce stress — for everyone, including the dog.