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Using 'Play' to Teach Recall | Pupford

April 27th, 2021

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Recall (aka come when called) is vital for your dog's safety. Unfortunately, it can be one of the most difficult behaviors for dogs to really understand and grasp. When working on recall with your dog (or other behaviors for that matter!) you want to find what reinforcements motivate your dog the m... Continue reading

20 Foods Your Dog Can and Can’t Eat | Pupford

April 19th, 2021

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In a previous post [], we covered what fruits and vegetables your dog can and can’t eat. But we’ve gotten a lot of questions about other common foods and whether it’s safe to share with your dog or not. So today we’re discussing 20 common food... Continue reading

Patience For Your Dog | Pupford

April 6th, 2021

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Having patience for your dog's behavior might be one of the most difficult things in the world... but in this episode, I'm going to explain why that patience is key to your happiness when raising a dog! Too often with our dogs, we expect things to happen overnight. But, newsflash... they aren't rob... Continue reading

Shampoo for Dogs: Can You Use Human Shampoo on Dogs + Ingredients to Include and EXCLUDE in Your Dog's Shampoo | Pupford

April 8th, 2021

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Whether your dog is bathed exclusively at home or you just freshen them up between groomer visits (pups who love to roll around outside, we’re looking at you!), bath time should be another way to give your dog the best. After all, their skin and coat is such an important part of their overall healt... Continue reading

How to Teach Your Dog to Go to Place or Mat | Pupford

March 31st, 2021

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Teaching your dog the place cue can be helpful in many situations... like when the doorbell rings, when you are eating / preparing a meal, or just when you need your dog to calm down a bit and leave you alone. We've all been there. Certified Trainer Erika Gonzalez shares how to teach your dog the p... Continue reading

Impulse Control for Dogs | Pupford

March 30th, 2021

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Impulse control affects all parts of your dog's behavior. It's something you should be practicing and working on every single day! In this episode, we will cover 3 aspects of impulse control training. LISTEN TO PODCAST Want to hear more podcasts like this? Please click here. [ Continue reading

How to Introduce Your Dog and Cat with Jocelyn Walls CPDT & CTC | Pupford

March 26th, 2021

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You may have heard from us before (as well as so many positive reinforcement [] dog trainers!) about how important it is to set your dog up for success, in all things! Whether that means teaching your dog how to meet strangers [h... Continue reading

How to STOP Your Dog From Running Out the Door | Pupford

March 25th, 2021

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You go to open the door, and your dog is right there, waiting to bolt out. You try to barely open the door and inch your way out without your dog making a run for it. Teaching your dog to stop running out the door is extremely important for their safety and your well-being! In this video with Nico... Continue reading

How to Care for Your Dog’s Teeth + Dental Cost Breakdowns | Pupford

September 17th, 2021

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When it comes to our dogs, there’s nothing we wouldn’t do to keep them healthy. We give them high quality food and treats, exercise and train them -- we’re happy to go the extra mile. But sometimes we fall short in one particular area: dental hygiene. But caring for our dog’s teeth and mouth is sup... Continue reading

Intro to Dog Sports: An Interview with Trevor Smith CPDT-KA | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Dog sports encompass everything from agility to dock diving and SO much more in between. Think dog sports are too advanced for your dog? Think again! In this episode, we sit down with Trevor Smith to give an introduction to all things dog sports. We'll discuss how to get started with your dog, what... Continue reading