Sometimes it’s the pup, and sometimes it’s the human that just doesn’t quite “get it” when it comes to dog training. The key is to keep on trying with your dog until you get the behaviors you would like from him or her…the games will help you be successful.
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It’s frightening, it’s frustrating, it’s definitely not funny! In fact, it feels like a battle to keep your dog from bolting out the door everytime it gets opened. So why does your dog do it and how can you help prevent it?
Do you have a new dog in your home that you’re ready to train? You’ve observed the behaviors of many dogs, and with their behaviors, there are things you really like, but there are things you really don’t want your dog to do. So how do you avoid some of the pitfalls of training mistakes?
Dogs are a lot like humans in the fact that no matter how “good” we/they are, there will be times when we misbehave and do something wrong. Here is where the similarity ends…we can change our own unwanted behaviors, but our dogs won’t know or be able to change theirs without our help. Given the […]
You might be surprised at what a great asset a dog can be in a school classroom: I’ve been working with Brooke, Mrs. Russell and Classroom 203 for nearly a year now. I hope you will enjoy this introduction to Brooke and look forward to hearing more about her progress!
Welcome to the Pawsitive Steps Dog Training blog! I am Gayle Ballinger, a Certified Pet Dog Trainer in Seattle and my puppy is Dancer, a 12 week old Golden Retriever. I hope you enjoy being a part of the fun activities, training exercises and adventures we have!