Dexter will be 7 months in a few days and he has been going through normal adolescent moods, fears and tests. One of the things I started noticing is that he is afraid and unsure of carts, baby carriages and similar wheeled objects. Despite of me introducing him to these things in his earlier age,... Continue Reading →
Dexter had his own plans this morning! Lesson on flexibility in training.
I had big plans for the morning walk with Dexter. We were suppose to do a tracking exercise, some obedience and tug play. Oh, and maybe we work on some healing. So, tracking done, I am ready to do some obedience work and BAM!!! Dexter decides that the only thing he cares about this morning... Continue Reading →
Dexter got to play in the snow for the first time and he is growing to love it! http://instagram.com/p/ycQCQptqXa/?modal=true http://instagram.com/p/yXNQvbtqUv/?modal=true http://instagram.com/p/yXM1OyNqUD/?modal=true http://instagram.com/p/yQAHeiNqX2/?modal=true
A little bit of training
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 →
Dexter is learning how to speak cat … aka not to bite Monya’s tail
http://instagram.com/p/wcBq62NqQQ/?modal=true We have been working on learning not to chase the cat every time. Dexter's favorite thing is to run up and grab the tail, but Monya is not a fan. So we are working on hanging out together without chasing or biting. These are important skills for Dexter to learn for peaceful co-existence with... Continue Reading →
Preparation for new puppy and what you will need before one arrives.
There are a lot of things you can buy for your new puppy. However, there is a number of essentials that you need to have prior to your puppies arrival. I've put together a list of things that I have purchased and had ready before I went to pick up Dexter: 1. Crate is an... Continue Reading →
As we were playing on the floor, Dexter purposefully walked across the room to his wee wee pad and peed on it. Training is paying off and he is developing control ... Yey for Dexter!!!!
Housebreaking setup Dexter
http://instagram.com/p/v3mYucNqcU/?modal=true I setup a playpen as Dexter is too young to hold it for long. At 2 months of age , he can barely hold it for 5 min and needs to go every 2-3 hours. Considering he will need to be left alone for extended periods of time while we are at work, he... Continue Reading →
“How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond” by Cesar Milan … A Dog Owner’s MUST READ
How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond by Cesar Millan My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a must read for any current or future dog owner.I am a huge fan of Cesar Milan and his realistic and effective approach to dogs.I believe, he is one of the very few popular... Continue Reading →