Dog Blog: Training Tips, Health Advice & More Page 5 | Pupford

10 Dog Sleeping Positions and What They Mean | Pupford

January 19th, 2022

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Odds are you have at least some pictures on your phone of your dog sleeping. After all, it’s adorable – and you’ve probably had a laugh or two about the weird positions your dog has managed to twist themselves into for a snooze. There’s no denying that dogs are super cute when they sleep. But did ... Continue reading

The Dog Training POV Series with Trevor Smith - Puppy Socialization | Pupford

January 12th, 2022

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If you get your dog as a puppy, one of the most important things that you can do for yourself and your dog is to work on socialization as early as possible. To people, dogs, other animals, and more. But if your dog is not a puppy, these tips can still be helpful to you! In this episode of the Dog ... Continue reading

Dog Driving You Crazy? Try This | Pupford

January 17th, 2022

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Dogs are challenging. No matter the age, breed, or size of your dog there will be situations and behaviors that will drive you absolutely crazy. And guess what, that's totally normal. I have gone through the ups and downs of being a pup parent in many ways. My wife and I have raised two high-energy... Continue reading

Massage For Dogs: Benefits and How to Massage Your Dog at Home | Pupford

January 6th, 2022

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We asked Alexandra Bennett, CCMT, CCAP at Barking Princess Canine Acupressure & Massage to share the benefits of dog massage with our readers, and the following article is from her. Most of us love it when we get to indulge ourselves in the luxury of a spa massage. But we all have busy schedules an... Continue reading

Mental Health in Dogs and 6 Ways to Help Improve it | Pupford

January 10th, 2022

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As a society, we’ve come a long way when it comes to mental health. While unfortunately more people are suffering from mental health issues than ever, we’re doing a great job of talking about the importance of taking care of our mental health. It’s time we extend that to our dogs! After all, they h... Continue reading

The Dog Training POV Series with Trevor Smith - Leash Walking | Pupford

January 5th, 2022

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As pup parents, one of the things we love to do with our dogs is to take them places! The beach, a park, a trail, a store, a walk around the city, you name it. But walks can quickly take a turn if your dog won’t stop pulling on the leash or if they don’t want to walk with you. In this video in the ... Continue reading

How You Might Be RUINING Your Dog's Recall | Pupford

January 4th, 2022

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While recall is a behavior that takes a lot of practice and persistence, there are some things you may be doing that are actually RUINING your dog's recall... 😳 In this video we will talk about common mistakes pup parents can make when it comes to recall and what to do instead. LISTEN TO PODCAST ... Continue reading

Puppy Training 101: 10 Top Training Tips for Your New Dog | Pupford

December 30th, 2021

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Bringing home a new dog is undoubtedly exciting, but it can be a little overwhelming too. There’s a lot of “what now?” and “where do we start?” type of questions when it comes to training. We put together this Puppy Training 101 Guide to help answer those questions and give you as many tips for tra... Continue reading

The Dog Training POV Series with Trevor Smith - Reward Training | Pupford

January 11th, 2022

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When training a dog, rewards are so important. That is how you can get your dog to listen to you when you are asking them to perform different behaviors and cues, and then have them repeat those things over and over. But not all dogs are motivated the exact same way. Some dogs like treats, while oth... Continue reading

3 Puppy Mistakes to Avoid | Pupford

December 29th, 2021

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Welcoming a new puppy (or older dog) into your home is a time of excitement, nervousness, and oftentimes, stress! While you will certainly make mistakes along the way (and that's okay), here are 3 mistakes you should try to avoid! And not only will avoiding these mistakes make YOUR life easier, but... Continue reading