Dogs and Kids: Part 3

Looks like I forgot to post this a while back… So things have been quite crazy around the Creaven household. After much difficulty and thought, we have decided that it’s time to travel for a bit. I know what your thinking, traveling with an infant almost toddler, what are they thinking? Truthfully, I don’t really Read more about Dogs and Kids: Part 3[…]

Day 30: It’s the Last Day! AHHHH!

Today’s the last day of 30 days to a better dog! Can you believe it? Neither can I. My parting advice to you on your road to a better dog is: HAVE FUN! Training should be fun. It should be fun for you and it should be fun for your dog. If either of those Read more about Day 30: It’s the Last Day! AHHHH![…]

Day 27: Recall Rules

Does your dog have difficulty coming when called? The following rules are for you! Big rewards build great Recalls Choose a SUPER yummy treat you only use when you’re training your recall. (suggestions: cheese, rotisserie chicken, steak) Give your dog multiple treats upon arrival to you. Each treat should be delivered individually. If you deliver Read more about Day 27: Recall Rules[…]

Day 24: Problem Behavior: Digging Solved

Plenty a dog has destroyed a backyard, gardens and even siding on the house. Sometimes dogs dig because they are bored and others because they enjoy finding things underground. The question is how do you get the dog to stop!? The first question is why is your dog digging. Is he hunting? Is he hot? Read more about Day 24: Problem Behavior: Digging Solved[…]

Day 15: SPORTS!

Wow, it’s day 15!!! Half way thru the month of November and our 30 day challenge to a better dog! Today, it’s time for some fun stuff. Inspired by an agility class I taught last night, it’s time to discuss how to deepen your relationship with your dog through canine sports. Canine sports are incredibly Read more about Day 15: SPORTS![…]