Dog training


Training your puppy

Training your puppy
How to raise a happy dog – Part 11: Training your puppy This is the 11th article of the series “How to raise a happy dog”. This series is brought to you by Jacket Rust   Obedience Training By teaching your puppy good manners, you’ll set your puppy up for a life of […]

6 reasons your dog is not obeying you

We all love our dogs dearly I am sure, but it can get very frustrating when they don’t listen to our commands. It sometimes can be very challenging to know we have trained our dogs and invested so much effort for them to be well behaved, but they still end up […]

Dog Socialization: Crucial yet often skipped

Dog Socialization: Crucial yet often skipped
How to raise a happy dog – Part 10: Dog Socialization: Crucial yet often skipped This is the 10th article of the series “How to raise a happy dog”. This series is brought to you by Jacket Rust   Socialization begins in the whelping box. During the first weeks of life, the breeder handles […]


Potty training your puppy

How to raise a happy dog – Part 8: Potty training your puppy This is the 8th article of the series “How to raise a happy dog”. This series is brought to you by Jacket Rust Because puppies don’t typically wear diapers, house-training quickly becomes a high priority on most puppy parents’ list of […]

The first days and nights with your puppy

How to raise a happy dog – Part 6: The first days and nights with your puppy This is the sixth article of the series “How to raise a happy dog”. This series is brought to you by Jacket Rust   When you bring your new puppy into your house, remember that he […]

Talking with or to your Dog

Talking Dog
And no, we do not mean giving commands or giving the usual ‘Good Girl’ or ‘Bad Boy’, we actually mean real talking to or even with your dog. We are speaking of coming home and telling your dog about that colleague at work, who made you come home so exhausted, or […]


Punishment and Dog Training

‘Punishment is part of dog training’ is a statement you will never hear us say. We believe, this is an outdated false principle followed by some dog trainers, who are not necessarily up to date with their researches and methods. Many years ago trainers and training methods enforced punishment but […]

Teach your dog to STAY

Teach your dog to stay
1- Let your dog sit (to teach sit find instructions here). 2- Say ‘stay’ and move slowly backwards. 3- Keep your eyes on the dog and your hand in the stay gesture, as shown. 4- When you start, the smallest achievement should be praised, within seconds go to the dog […]

Dog Aggression

Aggressive Dog
When we come to think of it, all wild animals of all sizes and species are aggressive. They are aggressive when protecting their territory, themselves or their offspring. All beings that live in groups also use aggression to solve some of the social issues they face, including humans. That been […]


Teach your dog to sit

Teaching your dog basic commands is very easy to do. All you need to do is,  believe in your dog, have some patience and yummy treats. Always keep the training sessions happy and positive, never get annoyed and always keep a happy calm voice. Once you do so your dog […]

Why and how you should socialize your Dog

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A socialized dog is a more relaxed, friendlier, smarter and less stressed dog. Socializing means that your dog learns dealing with people and other dogs. Your dog can then understand signals and messages conveyed through those dealings.  Dogs who socialized playfully with other dogs know how to defend themselves and […]

Puppy Teething and Nipping Phase

Just like humans, dogs are born without teeth. Between the fifteenth and fiftieth day baby teeth start to break through. Twenty-eight little pointy baby teeth in total want to taste and nip everything. Those baby teeth later fall out between the fourth and the seventh month to be replaced by your dogs permanent […]


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