Does this dog sit or not? The choice has consequences

2016-10-29T16:58:12+00:00By |Categories: Dog Case Studies, Dog Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Does this dog sit or not sit? That was the question. We have a Vizsla staying with us for our 28 day Board & Train program. She was just over halfway through her program, and she had a decision to make. For two weeks, she’d been learning that before we head out for our daily walks, all [...]

“Wait” for permission to greet/investigate

2016-10-29T16:58:12+00:00By |Categories: Miscellaneous Dog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

My dogs are not allowed to greet without permission, regardless of whether it’s dogs or people. But I also want my dogs to wait before chasing something or checking out something interesting. That can be even harder than waiting to greet for some dogs. A situation we encountered recently brought to mind how very important [...]

The moving wait dog training tip

2016-10-11T01:49:30+00:00By |Categories: Dog Training, The Zuzu Chronicles|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve done any training with your dog, you are most likely familiar with the “Wait” cue.  Wait means “do not proceed forward until you have permission.” In my group classes, I teach this in Puppy Preschool Class and Basic Training Class. We continue working on it in the advanced classes. The Stay says to [...]

When to start training a new puppy

2019-04-29T03:37:29+00:00By |Categories: Dog Training, The Zuzu Chronicles|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

How soon can I start training my new puppy? It’s a question I get frequently for clients who have just brought home a new puppy. Many people are under the unfortunate idea that they need to wait. They don’t! We brought Zuzu, our Greyhound puppy, home at just shy of 6 weeks of age. The [...]

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