Category: Dog Training Tips

December 2, 2022
Is it Okay to Send Your Dog Away For Training?

The Most Effective Way to Train Your Dog There are different methods of dog training; board & train, private, group, virtual, or do-it-yourself, some of which you likely have already tried. You may have found the training didn’t stick, noticed behaviour changes and bad habits have returned, or maybe you’re new to dog training and […]

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November 25, 2022
What to Expect During a Board & Train Program

What are Board & Train Programs? Ask any of our clients, and they will all agree; our Board & Train programs are the most effective way to train your dog and change their behaviour. This method of dog training allows our professional trainers complete access to your dog to work on unlearning and re-learning new […]

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November 14, 2022
Do I Need to be "Alpha" with my Dog?

You Don’t Need to be Alpha; You Need to be a Leader Is being an alpha different from being a leader? Instinctively, dogs follow a social hierarchy where there is an “alpha” and their role is to keep the entire pack in line. Naturally, dog owners feel the need to follow suit, becoming the alpha […]

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November 8, 2022
Can a Dog be Trained in 2 Weeks

Is 2 Weeks Enough Time to Train Your Dog? 2 weeks can be enough time to train your dog. However, it depends on your goals. Will your dog be able to do agility competitions from just 2 weeks of training, probably not. Will they be able to learn the basics and build a strong foundation? […]

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October 25, 2022
How Long does it Take to Train a Dog Simple Commands?

Teaching Your Dog Basic Commands Training your dog simple commands is a great starting point in your training and will serve as the foundation for all your interactions moving forward. Being able to take control of your dog in any situation and feel confident that they will obey is the key to a happy and […]

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October 18, 2022
Questions to Ask Your Potential Dog Trainer

What to Ask Before You Hire a Dog Trainer Knowing what you should ask a potential dog trainer can help you find the best training option for your pet. However, you should understand that there are many ways to train your dog. This article is only meant as a starting point for your research. You […]

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October 8, 2022
How to Choose a Good Dog Trainer

What to Look for In a Good Dog Trainer Finding good service providers can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. The same analogy lends itself to finding a good dog trainer. A great first step would be to educate yourself on how to train a dog and the different approaches there are. […]

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September 28, 2022
How Long Should a Dog Training Course Be?

How Much Time Does It Take to Train a Dog? Owning a dog is a lifetime commitment and so is their training. Although a course may be a specific period, you need to understand that good behaviour comes from consistency and repetition. Training never ends. Nonetheless, building a proper foundation and correcting behavioural issues, assisted […]

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September 21, 2022
How to Stop Your Dog from Barking

Is Excessive Barking Causing Issues? Sometimes, to the dismay of humans, dogs use their barks to communicate in reaction to a trigger. This can get very frustrating when your dog is an “over communicator” and is triggered often. There are several reasons your dog may be an excessive barker and identifying why they bark so […]

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