doggie dude ranch & training center

BOARDING | TRAINING | DAYCARE

doggie dude ranch & training center

BOARDING | TRAINING | DAYCARE

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“D” in Daycare? “A” in Canine!

The plethora of doggie daycare centers around the country in the last few years is nothing short of mind-boggling.  But with the popularity of daycare services for dogs, there comes an unrealistic expectation – that all dogs can and should be social with others

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It’s Not About “SIT!”

While specific commands (like Sit, Down, Heel) are handy and convenient, they have nothing to do with human dog relationships (ie. who’s in charge) and they are unnatural in the dog world.

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#1 Cause of Dog Behavior Issues: TOO MUCH FREEDOM!

When we give our dog too much freedom – the freedom to patrol the entire yard or property while we are gone, the freedom to hike off leash without voice control, the freedom to roam about the house and explore with no restrictions, the freedom to sniff, pull, and investigate at will on our walks…we are sending a potentially dangerous message!

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HOW TO CURE JUMPING UP – Part I: Dog Jumping on You

There are any number of techniques to curtail a jumping dog – from simply turning your back and ignoring the dog, to physically “kneeing” the dog in the chest as it jumps…. I prefer a more natural approach, and the way dogs themselves tell other dogs to keep their paws to themselves: I “bark”.

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POWER SAPPERS: Part I – Fidgeting

Often when women work on becoming a leader, they are undermined by certain personal habits that sap them of the power they are eager to gain. The worst part is, women don’t even realize they are sabotaging their own power.

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