Leslie Youra

November 22, 2016
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Basic Obedience Training for Your New Dog

When you bring home a new canine, whether it’s a puppy or a grown dog, you will need to start basic obedience training. There is a lot you can do at home, but if you’re not experienced and confident in your skills, then taking a class will be one of […]
November 22, 2016
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How to Train Your Dog to Behave Badly

You could conscientiously go to obedience classes and practice what you learn with your dog. You could go out of your way to prevent bad behaviors until your dog learns good ones. You could consistently reward desired behaviors over poor ones. But why go to all that trouble when you […]
November 22, 2016
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“How Do I Get My Dog to Stop…” — Dealing With Problem Behaviors

When people come to obedience classes with their dogs, or look for dog training advice in general, often it’s because they want to know how to stop problem behaviors. Frequently, people want to know, “How do I get my dog to stop barking?” “How do I get my dog to […]
November 22, 2016
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“How Do I Get My Dog to Stop…” — Dealing With Problem Behaviors Part 2

In dealing with problem behaviors, remember that you can’t teach your dog not to do something. Whether you are dealing with running away, barking, chewing, digging, sneaking food, getting into the trash, or jumping up, you need to prevent the behavior, and then teach your dog alternative behaviors in order […]