• Pets,  Training

    New Puppy Training

    It’s no wonder than dogs are considered companion animals; they depend on us for their lively hood and they provide a unexpected level of company and friendship. If you are the owner of a new puppy, Congrats! You are about to embark on a great journey in life, and we are here to help you start that journey off on the right food. Use these guides to get going on their training. The earlier you start the better, it makes your life easier now and in the long run if you start to establish healthy habits which last a lifetime. NPTE 101 The first thing you will want to do…

  • Pets,  Training

    Puppy Training 104

    Already mastered the 101,102 and 103? Good Boy! Youre’ well on your way to responsible pet parenting.  Let’s double check your skills: crate training house breaking socialization keeping your cool appropriate chewing and playtime Alright, you are on to the next stage of New Puppy Training Essentials – Exercise!  Training Essential #5: Exercise How is exercise different from playtime? Exercise has intent. Dogs need both physical and mental exercise to be full-filled and relaxed.  If it starting to sound like raising a puppy is a lot of work. . . IT IS, but it is also very special and once you get the hang of communicating with your dog, life becomes…

  • Pets,  Training

    Puppy Training 103

    Already mastered the 101 & 102? Great, lets get started… Great job Dog Boss, you are just checking off the list to helping your pup live a happy life!  Let’s double check your skills: crate training house breaking socialization keeping your cool and appropriate chewing Fantastic! Now for the funnest of all activities for making sure your pup is a good boy. . . playtime! Playtime with people and other animals is an essential tool for draining all that puppy energy and having a well mannered pup. Training Essential #5: Appropriate Play Playing with your new pup is essential for the bonding experience, but it also teaches the pup how…

  • Pets,  Training

    Puppy Training 102

    Already mastered the 101 Course? Great, lets get started… Now that you are on your way with crate training, house breaking, socialization, and have mastered the art of keeping your cool, lets dive into how to keep your pup off your naughty list. Puppies have loads and loads of energy and only have a few ways to burn it off. They are chewing, playing, and exercise– in 102 we will focus on Chewing but follow through with 03 and 04 for more ways to appropriately release that energy. Training Essential #5: Appropriate Chewing Chewing is a great release of energy where appropriate. Dogs explore the world with their mouths (as…

  • Pets,  Training

    Puppy Training 101

    There are an infinite number of benefits to training your dog– a stronger bond, a more harmonious living situation, a well behaved companion, just to name a few. The advice in this article will help you train your new puppy using only positive training methods which will set them up for life. Spending time on training your new companion is time well spent that you will benefit both of you in the long run. The first thing to remember is that your dog looks to you for leadership. Just like a child, you are in charge, and if they are not sure what they should be doing, they are likely…