Dog Training Tip #2: Stash treats and toys Does your dog only obey when you have treats in view? Adara does this sometimes! Here’s something that has helped her and can help your dog also! Fill a few snack baggies with different values of treats: your dog’s kibbles, some doggy biscuits, and a chewy, smelly … More Dog Training Tip #2
Hey guys! I am starting a series of dog training tips. I’m no professional, but I do like to share what I’ve been learning! Dog Training Tip #1: Hide n’ Seek! Playing hide n’ seek with your dog helps build a strong recall, plus it can be played indoors on a rainy day! Hide n’ … More Dog Training Tip #1
Here is a video and some pictures of Adara doing stuff! Her play dead trick is in the works! She does it so dramatically, doesn’t she? 😉
Adara turned 1 year old on the 18th of this month!!! She is growing up so fast! I have been so blessed to train and care for this little cutie!! To celebrate I got Adara a goofy birthday hat (as seen in pictures below) and a new chew bone. Plus she got sung to throughout … More Happy Birthday, Adara!
Hey guys! Pat Miller, the trainer at PeaceablePaws.com and writer of The Power of Positive Dog Training, has given me some dog training tips for y’all. I hope they help you in your training and relationship with your dog! Keep it fun! We want our dogs to be happy, willing participants in the training and learning journey, and … More Dog Training Tips from Pat Miller
Sorry that I’ve been gone off the blogging planet, everybody. I’ve been sooo busy between life and training Adara! I do have fun stuff to share… Adara has a YouTube channel!!!!! I occasionally post videos of our training sessions or just something cute she did! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClCbI1gmtQJHzpbk7knFn5Q/ Here are a few favorites of Adara doing much-loved … More Adara’s YouTube Channel
Here is a great game you can play with your dog on Easter or just for fun throughout the year. 🙂 It provides mental stimulation for your pup and is enjoyable for both the owner and the dog. You Will Need: Plastic Easter eggs* with a small hole in one end High value, smelly treats *Important Note: Make sure the … More Make a Doggy Easter Egg Hunt
Guess what??!!! Adara, my service dog in training, learned how to shut cabinets and drawers! She LOVES to do it, and I am so proud of her!! Here’s a video!
Today I decided to do a simple shaping exercise with Adara. So I got out a cardboard box and some treats and waited. Eventually she checked out the box and I said “yes!” and gave her treat. I yes&treated for all signs of interest and then instead of just yes&treating for sniffing I waited for her … More Adara-in-the-box
Happy New Year, everybody! Recently, I wrote a New Year’s short story about puppies. 🙂 What do you think? Let me know in the comments! Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Moe By Pearl Christmas had passed and the new year was coming fast. My brothers and I had spent most of this day taking down the decorations and singing silly songs. … More Short Story: Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Moe