You may be wondering, do dogs get bored? The answer is YES! Without proper play, stimulation and exercise, dogs can easily become bored, especially the higher energy working breeds like border collies. Dogs that are bored often show signs or find destructive ways to entertain themselves. When our golden lab Cookie was bored inside in winter, she would chew on the … [Read more...] about Is Your Dog Bored? Check Out Signs and Solutions.
Dog Training Basics When you get a puppy or adopt a rescue like I did, one of the first things you will probably ask is how to teach your dog to sit. "Sit" the one of the most fundamental of all dog tricks as it forms the base for many more. Plus a reliable sit on command is a very useful obedience behaviour to establish … [Read more...] about How to teach your dog to sit
I recently attended Global Pet Expo was thrilled to see my talented friend, author, trainer, and fellow film maker and passionate rescue advocate Larry Kay of Positively Woof. He was there promoting his newest book he co-wrote with trainer, rescue advocate and performer Chris Perondi: "The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever". I filmed a quick interview … [Read more...] about Larry Kay “Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever” Review
We have been lucky to work with some of the most talented trick dogs and trainers in the world while filming our TV series and working on the Talent Hounds Blog, YouTube Channel and live events. Here is a video of some of the amazing dogs performing in a Canadian Pet Expo Talent Hounds Show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYjGh9jFjMY Kilo the Pug was two years old and only … [Read more...] about 20 Easy Tricks To Teach Your Dog
When you get a puppy or adopt a rescue, you will probably want to teach them basic obedience ASAP. Basic Obedience Training When I started fostering 2 year-old impulsive Kilo the Pug, one of the first things I searched for was "how to teach your dog to come ". Benefits of a Strong Recall Safety, Confidence and Trust - that your dog will always come when called. This … [Read more...] about How to Teach Your Dog To Come