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Why You Need to be Walking Your Dog - Decompression Walks, Socialization, Training, and More | Pupford

June 15th, 2021

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Walkies!!! There’s nothing better than a good walk with our dogs, when they aren’t pulling us like crazy [https://pupford.com/train-dog-walk-better-leash/] that is. We get fresh air, quality time together, and a low-impact way to work out any energy that our dogs may have pent up. But did you ... Continue reading

Black-Owned Dog Businesses to Support | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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With February being Black History Month we wanted to take some time to highlight a few black-owned dog businesses. From accessories to grooming to training and more, these founders and brands have created innovative and inspiring products to create better relationships between dogs and pet parents, ... Continue reading

Train Your Dog With Me - Week 2 | Pupford

June 11th, 2021

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How is life going with your new dog? We hope our resources are able to give you clarity when it comes to training your dog. For new dog owners, also remember that our 30 Day Perfect Pup Course [https://pupford.com/30-day-perfect-pup-with-zak-george/] and New Dog Starter Course [https://pupford.com/n... Continue reading

Finding Your Dog's "Currency" | Pupford

February 16th, 2021

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What gets rewarded, gets repeated. So the next question is, what can you use to reward your dog?! And what if your dog isn't really food motivated, then what? Luckily, each of our dog's have their own "currencies". For some dogs, it is treats, while for others it may be a ball for fetch. The key is... Continue reading

Basics of Dog Body Language - What Your Dog is Trying to Tell You | Pupford

July 7th, 2021

Filed under Pet Parenting

“If only my dog could talk!” I’m sure every pup parent has said that at least once. Whether you’re trying to get to know your new dog’s personality after bringing them home, or just trying to figure out what your dog means when they do that silly thing they do, it would be great if our dogs could... Continue reading

Train Your Dog With Me - Week 1 Part 2 | Pupford

February 10th, 2021

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First, make sure you watch PART 1 [https://pupford.com/train-dog-with-me-wk-1-pt-1/] of this week's Train Your Dog With Me session, before moving along to part 2. In part 1 we talked about initial door greetings, jumping, luring, teaching sit, hand targeting, watch me, and the name game. In this ... Continue reading

Train Your Dog With Me - Week 1 Part 1 | Pupford

February 10th, 2021

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Ahhh, training a puppy. One of the hardest but most rewarding parts of being a dog parent. When beginning to train your dog, it's hard to know where to look. Some of what I thought was "good" when training my puppy years and years ago, ended up being not so great. That is why our goal is to provide... Continue reading

Resource Guarding Basics with Jocelyn Walls CPDT & CTC | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Has your dog started resource guarding? Maybe they growl when you try and take a toy or bone... or maybe they get defensive of their treats around other dogs. No matter what type of resource guarding your dog may be doing, it's important to understand the behavior and help stop it early on! Simply ... Continue reading

Training Your Dog to Walk Better on Leash with Erika Gonzalez | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Imagine a walk where your arm doesn’t constantly feel like it’s going to be ripped out of its socket. Ahh we can dream. Walking our dog doesn’t have to be a chore. It can be enjoyable! With proper training (and PATIENCE on our part) we can help our dog to understand that it is actually more benefic... Continue reading

Teach Your Dog to Greet People Politely: An Interview with Holly Ovington | Pupford

March 23rd, 2021

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Teaching your dog to greet people politely is all about practicing before the situation occurs! It can be really embarrassing when your dog jumps up on people while out on walks or in your home. In this episode, we sat down with Holly Ovington (certified dog trainer) to discuss ways you can teach ... Continue reading