Category Archives: Puppy Raising and Dog Training Tips

Puppy raising and dog training tips, information and discussion.

Kaboom arrives at 8 weeks of age

Kaboom, my new Belgian Malinois puppy arrived at the Detroit Airport from California aboard a Continental Airline flight. Most of the airlines have travel restrictions during cold and hot temperature climates but Continental does not.  This is because Continental assigns … Continue reading

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Dogs of Thailand; a different kind of socialization

As a professional dog trainer, I am very interested in the proper socialization of dogs so that they grow up to be friendly and confident dogs.  Puppies in America that lack good puppy socialization and training may grow up to … Continue reading

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Oh Those Dreaded Dog Baths

Spring time brings spring showers.  And, with that comes dogs who love to frolic in mud holes.  So how do you rectify a dirty dog? – with a bath of course.  Oh but you say your dog doesn’t like baths.  … Continue reading

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Tips to Make Veterinarian Visits a Sweet Experience

Visits to your veterinarian should be a pleasant experience for your dog, well most of the time.  As a child, going to see the doctor wasn’t on my list of fun things to do despite getting a lollipop at the … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Potty Training a Puppy

Nancy K.G. wrote: Don’t know if this consists of a behavioral issue, but here goes….I have a 10 week old Beagle mix puppy. I take her out to go potty then she comes back into the house and a few … Continue reading

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Dog Breed Personalities

Prior to purchasing or adopting a puppy or a dog, consider the breed’s personality and how it will fit in with your family and lifestyle.  Dogs are bred for a specific purpose.  This does not mean that all members of … Continue reading

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Puppies – What Age to Start Obedience Training

A common question asked is what age to start obedience training a young puppy.  Puppies can start puppy training classes at 8 weeks of age provided they have had the first series of shots and one week has passed.  This … Continue reading

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