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Teach a Dog to Heel

To teach a dog to heel you first must know exactly what you want the dog to do. When heeling the dog should be even with your heel and focused mainly on you or the road ahead. The main reason for teaching a dog to heel is not just to stop him from pulling on leash. The main reason that I train a dog to heel properly is to be able to get the dog in a calm submissive state …
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Do’s and Dont’s of Dominance

I have posted this in order to answer some common concerns I hear from dog owners, this is by no means a complete list of how to live with your dog. Every piece of advice that you read or hear can be construed in many different ways. Unfortunately many dog owners are confused or misled about how much love they can give a dog, or when is the proper time. I also hear many questions about nipping, jumping, etc, so …
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House Breaking and Nipping

As the proud owner of a new puppy you are probably dealing with two very common “issues” that are typical of young dogs. Cute little puppies can easily test your patience as you are trying to potty train them and teach them not to bite everything in sight, including you! Raising a puppy takes work, but with a little knowledge and some specific rules it can be much easier than anticipated. Potty Training When bringing a new puppy into the …
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Dog Boot Camp

Our Dog Boot Camp aka the Board and Train program is renowned for its ability to change your dog for the better.
Find out why our trainers are regularly called in by dog owners and dog rescue groups all over the country when they are having issues with their dogs. Every training group claims they are the best, but we stand behind our results. Suburban K9’s boarding and training program helps rehabilitate hundreds of dogs each year when other trainers have given up on them.  For your convenience we offer a pick-up and drop-off service.
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How to Socialize Your Puppy

Socializing your puppy is one of the most important things you can do for them. Socializing is simply the process of teaching your puppy what is normal in the human world. The good news is that this is not hard and will be a fun and positive experience for both of you! Unfortunately many people wait too long to socialize their dog and set them up for a difficult life. A dog that is not socialized properly has a drastically …
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Treat Training A Dog

Training dogs with treats is a polarizing topic in the dog training world. Some trainers say that it is awful and others will tell you that if you don’t train with treats then you must be cruel. The truth about treat training a dog is that there is a time and place for it. The two main times that I will use food rewards to train a dog are when I am teaching commands to a very young puppy and …
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Jumping the Fence

If your dog climbs or jumps fences you know how frustrating and scary this can be. A fence is there to contain a dog and now he is loose on the other side. This is an easy way for your dog to get lost, get into a fight, or even get hit by a car. I frequently receive calls about stopping fence jumping and I explain to clients that there are two main parts. First we have to teach the …
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Dog Fetching Quarter

This video shows a dog practicing retrieving. She has been trained how to pick up many objects without chewing or breaking them. This command can be useful (ask any pregnant women who just dropped her car keys) and it is also good for the dog to have a job.

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