There is no magic to training a dog. I strongly believe ... "There are no Bad Dogs; There are only BAD Owners!" Any dog can be trained, no matter the age or the breed. It is up to the owner to take the effort and put in the work necessary for training a dog and... Continue Reading →
I was telling few co-workers that I got a puppy. One of the people I was having a conversation with said that she would like o get a dog for her kid. She would like her ten-year old to walk the dog and to have something to be responsible for. My response "Your kid doesn't want a... Continue Reading →
We have been working on come, sit, down and leash walking. All is done with lots of praise and encouraged with food. We do randomly about 20-40 minutes a day of training in between walks and play. It is paying off and here is a short clip of Dexter doing Sit and holding the position... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1E3-8lyfJU Dexter got a present ... Thank you Chris. Kong Wobbler with some dry food inside makes for a serious obsession toy and allows me some relaxation time.
Dexter is beginning to develop a liking to playing with these ball toys. It is a great way to tire him out before bed time http://youtu.be/OCBY9raH-gI?list=UUNB0IMGjFGJUyrtLYZn0sTQ PS. He also enjoys chasing them 🙂
I am seriously considering going with raw food option for Dexter. Here is him trying it for the first time... To say the least, it was a success http://instagram.com/p/wRJbecNqdg/?modal=true It has been 3 days and we are doing kibble (Taste of the Wild Salmon) in the morning and raw Bravo Turkey Blend in the evening as... Continue Reading →
To drain energy, since we can't play outside yet, we play fetch at home. Here is a fun video of Dexter fetching in slow motion 🙂 http://youtu.be/38JafuH82Ro
Dexter is 9 weeks old and we have started obedience training almost right away. I believe that there is no such thing as too early to start basic obedience training with a dog. As long as a puppy can be excited with food or toy, it can be trained basic obedience skills. Sit, Come, Down,... Continue Reading →