Abigail Dow thinks there is, and we're excited to bring these books to your attention today -- a growing series on The Art of Raising (Your Breed) Puppy! Abigail's books are shared extensively on Pinterest, social media channels, and are available exclusively on Amazon.com and via her website at AbigailDow.com. Her books are breed-specific, very positive, plus she donates 10% of the profits to local dog charities - which we LOVE! Here's a list of what's available today: The Art of Raising a … [Read more...] about IS There An Art to Raising Puppies?
The Dog Whisperer - it's such a cool concept and although a few years ago there was only one "dog whisperer", now there are many who make that claim. But today we bring you the TRUE Dog Whisperer - a dog that whispers! You have to see it to believe it! Dogs are very intelligent; much more so than we give them credit for. We'll even take it so far as to say that if people truly spent time with their dogs, training them and engaging them in positive behavior, there would be far fewer issues and … [Read more...] about [VIRAL] The Dog Whisperer: We’re Not Talking About a Person, You Have To See The Dog That Whispers!
We're back with another amazing Zac George training today, and this one is all about teaching your dog to stay with you, even off leash! How many of you struggle with this with your dog? We have a Goldendoodle and not only does he love people he also loves other dogs, is extremely social, and thinks everyone must surely want to say "hi" and play. We're using Zac's techniques to teach our dog to come when we call him, even if he isn't on leash. Zac is a super positive guy, and teaches how to … [Read more...] about [TRAINING SUNDAY] Teaching Your Dog To Stay With You Off Leash
How many of us have struggled with getting our dogs to walk on leash without pulling? Honestly, just about every dog owner I know! This is a huge challenge for most dog owners, and especially with new puppies. Today we bring our FAVORITE YouTube dog trainer, Zac George back to our LocalDogDaily community to teach us how to teach our dogs to walk on leash without pulling. Here at LocalDogDaily, we are huge advocates of kind, humane, and positive dog training; and Zac epitomizes this! Not only is … [Read more...] about [Dog Training] Teaching Your Dog to Walk on Leash Without Pulling
Spring seems to be the time for new; new flowers, new growth, new cars, and yes, new puppies. Do you want to know the best way to ensure success with your new puppy? PREPARE. Prepare, educate yourself, read, listen to podcasts... Listen to podcasts? YES! Podcasts are a fantastic way to educate while on the run, while driving, or while doing other menial tasks. NOT that we are advocating for multi-tasking in this age of simplicity and minimalism, okay, well I guess in this case we are. : ) … [Read more...] about [PODCAST] Top Tips For Ensuring Success With Your New Puppy
We are excited to bring this "Come When Called" training to you! This training is full of fantastic tips and training, a LOT of fun, and super high on energy! How many of us dread the puppy and dog training moments? Why don't they ever work the way we think they should - or they way they do when trainers do it? Is it a scam? Are we failures? LOL. It's not a scam, but it does require very positive and upbeat energy PLUS consistency. Well, Zak George is a MASTER at this, and honestly, even if … [Read more...] about Come When Called Dog Training | Really Fun Ways to Train Your Dog To Come When Called
If you have a new puppy, each day can be as challenging as it is rewarding; puppies are a lot of work, and a lot of fun. As advocates for only positive reinforcement training, we especially love Susan Garrett's dog and puppy training, and in this case, her "Crate Games" training for puppies. In this video, Susan very patiently demonstrates how to train your puppy to like the crate, and then she takes it a step further with teaching the puppy to wait rather than rush out of the crate when it is … [Read more...] about How to Use Crate Games to Crate Train Your Puppy
We're back with another Sunday training feature! Matt Sandland, known as the UK "Dog Whisperer, has a wonderful way with dogs, in addition to extensive experience training them. He meets with Local Dog Daily's approval! What does it take to meet our approval from a dog training perspective? Treating dogs with kindness, always Positive reinforcement True experience and expertise Proven results Matt qualifies with flying colors. He is a former Army dog handler, and runs Sit Happens Dog … [Read more...] about Training Sunday | Teaching Your Dog To Lie Down
In honor of National Puppy Day, we're bringing the wisdom of Lise Pratt, a veteran trainer, to share her thoughts on how to train yourself and your dog on how to create good on-leash and off-leash behavior. Listen to her discusses on-leash and off-leash bad behavior towards other dogs — how to handle it, and how to see it coming. Do people know how to read their own dogs body language? Do you know how to read your dog? Does your dog have the communication skills to read other dogs? Learn … [Read more...] about National Puppy Day – Podcast on Good On-leash and Off-leash Behavior
The weekend is a great time to spend time training your dog! Okay, well everyday is a great day to train your dog, but for those who have weekends off, it brings the perfect opportunity to spend time training and bonding with your dog. So, LocalDogDaily is bringing you Training Sunday! We'll be featuring training videos on Sundays on the website and our Facebook page - short and easy to follow - encouraging you to spend time with your dog or pup. Often training isn't effective because ... 1) … [Read more...] about Training Sunday | Teaching Your Dog To Sit