Puppy Talk: Why Does Your Puppy Bark

Puppy Talk: Why Does Your Puppy Bark

Puppies bark because we humans want our puppies to bark. For years our domestication process and selective breeding have allowed our puppies to develop their barking abilities. Wolves don’t bark Barking was further developed in puppies in order to scare intruders or to help the master out (i.e. on farms to assist in gathering the … Read more

How To Keep Your Puppy From Jumping

how to keep your puppy from jumping

Puppies want to see and interact with people face to face.  This leads to many puppies jumping in order to have that face-to-face contact.  When your puppy is small, this may not be a problem, but large dogs can be intimidating when they jump, not to mention it can be painful. The first thing you … Read more

10 Foolproof Puppy Training Strategies

10 Foolproof Puppy Training Strategies

This article will show you 10 foolproof puppy training strategies to get your puppy into the learning frame of mind as soon as possible. Puppies have a lot to learn so start training your puppy soon! These 10 Foolproof Puppy Training Strategies Will Give Your Pup a Great Start in His Training Your puppy is … Read more

Basic Puppy Obedience Training For Beginners

basic puppy obedience training for beginners

All puppy owners should know some basic puppy obedience training methods, as these methods will be very helpful as your puppy training progresses.  You will be happy that your puppy has been well trained using these useful techniques in puppy obedience, developing desirable results and encouraging excellent behavior for your puppy. Difficulty Of The Command Always begin teaching … Read more

Training Your Puppy With Positive Reinforcement

training your puppy with positive reinforcement

Positive reinforcement is simply rewarding your puppy with food, praise, toys or attention right after he performs the intended behavior (e.g. sitting). By training your puppy with positive reinforcement, you are increasing the likelihood of the behavior occurring again. Food is an effective reward because it is quick and easy. It works, is easy to … Read more

How To Handle Puppy Behavior Problems

how to handle puppy behavior problems

Puppy behavior problems are often misunderstood and mishandled by puppy owners. Understanding these behavior problems is the first step to solving and preventing them. 1. Barking Most puppies bark, howl, and whine to some degree. Excessive barking is considered a behavior problem and one should understand the reason behind it. Consider teaching the bark/quiet commands. Be … Read more