Dog Training Newbie

Best Dog Training Solutions, Tools, and Toys for New Pup Parents

Ask The Trainer: Favorite Training Tools and Toys For Aggressive Chewers

So you want to get supplies for your new dog or puppy – sounds easy enough. But if you have an aggressive chewer, you might find yourself in a tough spot, desperately seeking toys and chews that can stand up to your pup’s powerful jaw. But when you first walk into the pet store, you’ll

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What to Look for in an Online Dog Training Class

Since the COVID-19 pandemic inspired many dog trainers to take their course offerings online,  we have seen an explosion of online dog training classes. With so many options at your fingertips, choosing the right online training program can be overwhelming – there are online courses available to every dog owner, from new puppy owners to

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How to Train Your Dog to Use Their Nose: A Beginner’s Guide to Scent Work

If you are new to dog training, you may think scent training your dog is too advanced. Most people associate scenting exercises with working dogs such as police K9s and explosive detection dogs. But for our dogs, nothing is more natural than using their nose to discover their world.  Dogs possess 100-300 million sensory receptors

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Ask the Trainer: 10 Common Dog Training Questions Answered

Whether you need help with puppy training or just aren’t sure of the next steps to take in your dog’s obedience training, you need guidance. And while some people may advise you to “just Google it,” we urge you to use caution when choosing your resources! The truth is that, oftentimes, turning to the internet

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A Digging We Shall Go: Uncovering the Mystery Behind Why Dogs Dig and How to Stop Them

It might be funny to watch your dog dig a massive hole at the beach or the park, but when it comes to tearing up your favorite flower bed? Not so much.  Digging can be a frustrating issue for pet parents to face. And while the consequences for this behavior will, in most cases, be

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Troubleshooting Common Potty Training Issues: Q&A

If you’ve already gone through our Guide to Puppy Potty Training and followed the program to the letter, but your dog still keeps peeing in the house, you may be experiencing a potty training roadblock. There are many reasons a dog might potty in the house, and today we’re going to cover some of the most

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