Training Your New Dog Right!

So you have a new puppy and you want to make sure you train them right.  Well this site will give you tips on not only training your puppy but also how to train and/or shape a behavior in your adult dog too. 

Also, from time to time I will review products and training methods and tell you my thoughts on those items.  I will try to be as thorough as possible when I review something, so hopefully it will help you make a decision on whether or not to invest your time or money into it.  I’ll also share any really neat health tips or just general dog information I learn about too.

I have to say that over the past 30+ years that I have been working with dogs, there have been a lot of training methods to appear.  And where as some methods work, there are some that really don’t.  I do feel, however, that there is no one set method of training for every dog.  So if you find a training method isn’t working for your dog, first take a look at yourself to be sure that you aren’t the problem, going as far as asking someone else to evaluate that if necessary, and if you find it isn’t you, then change what you are doing.  I liken this to homeschooling my children, when something didn’t work for them, I found something else that did.  It’s OK to do that.  The main thing you are after is being able to communicate to your dog what you want from them and teaching them how to comply with what you want. 


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Something I Never Want to Find on my Dog


Something that no owner ever wants to have to deal with are strange masses on their dog.  Most dogs in their life time will have little fatty lipomas that appear on their bodies.  Normally these little lumps are nothing to be worried about.  However, as I was grinding the dogs' toenails the other evening, I noticed two masses on my older girl in both lower mammary glands.