To preface this post… These tips are not meant to replace quality time spent with your puppy. Nothing beats that! Also, Ultimate Puppy has no affiliation with the toy brands that are recommended here. It’s not always a problem that needs solving I coach people with puppies. Puppies bite. This is not a behavior that… View Article
“Why will my dog go in the pool at doggie camp, but won’t when we’re at home?” Unravel the mystery of your dog’s behavior. Is there something going on with your dog that has you baffled? Think of it as an opportunity to be a doggie detective. Rather than a problem to solve it’s a… View Article
Connection and choice, or control – what does this mean for you and your dog? When we let go of the idea of control and our goals become centered around the concept of building trust and connection we experience an enhanced relationship with our dog. Let go of old notions of control, compliance, and outdated… View Article
There is plenty of research that shows how actually writing down your to-do list and schedule for the day makes you feel more engaged in the task at hand. And once your puppy training is complete, the physical planner becomes an artifact — a time capsule, if you will — of that time spent happenings.
A long line is a wonderful piece of equipment. Whenever you are in an environment where you feel comfortable and safe to use one, these lines will give you the freedom to have fun and train. Combined with great training and yummy treats they can also help stop a puppy from pulling on the leash…. View Article