Training Your Dog Not to Run Out the Front Door

It always happens.  There you are with your dog, watching TV and everything is calm and fine.  The doorbell rings and the next thing you know your dog who hadn’t moved for hours is up like a crazy banshee, barking and running back and forth to the door.  You finally get to the door and as soon as you open it, out he goes to jump on the person on your porch and to run out to the plants in your front yard or the neighbor across the street. ...

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Your Dog’s Perimeter Containment Training – Take it Slow

I was over at a Dog Guard Out of Sight Fence client in Greenacres that I had been working with for a while and am glad to say that we had a great session and their two Pit Bulls are no longer escaping the back yard and can wonder in the front yard and only stay near the house.  This had been a rather long program because of some mis-steps early on.  With that said, I would like to share our experiences with everyone so that the Dog Guard Out...

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Some Great Tips When Walking Your Dog

A few simple tips to remember when walking your dog We were at a Dog Guard Out of Sight Dog Fence client in Naples last month helping them with some final pet containment tips for their Golden Retriever.  The dog containment training was going well when the client asked us a canine obedience training question.  Also being Dog Behavioral trainers, we were more than happy to provide her with an answer.  She said “Whenever I walk my dog,...

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Slow and Consistent When Training Your Dog

  I was at a client’s house in Fort Lauderdale the other day.  She was telling me about her brother’s dog and how he was having a difficult time training him.  She said that her brother had been working with his dog for about a week now and nothing was happening.  I explained to her that when training your dog, you must always keep it slow… Rush, rush, rush.  Do, do, do.  Now, Now, Now.  We Americans always like to do things...

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