Posts in category "Dog Obedience Training"

It's YOU, not the dog: Your buddy doesn't 'come' every time

It's YOU, not the dog:  Your buddy doesn't 'come' every time
Last night, a nameless member of my household ‘commanded’ Dunkie (our 3 year-old Tibetan Terrier) to ‘come,’ repeating the command again … and again … and again.  He wanted Dunk to either stop barking at something unknown outside or was calling him to take him outside to do his business.  I forget which scenario it... Read more »

Dog Obedience: It doesn't end with the class

Dog Obedience:  It doesn't end with the class
Dog Obedience.  Does it ever sink in … permanently?  where you do not need to worry about you or your dog’s safety without further training?  I’m guessing that the answer is a resounding “no!”  Some background to start.  Wigglebutt Duncan is a Tibetan Terrier  (a breed noted for its willful independence) came into our lives... Read more »

Lose the Dog! (It's just a game)

Lose the Dog!  (It's just a game)
There’s nothing better than hiking with your dog(s) and family, that is, unless you are worried that your dog will get distracted, chase after something, and disappear.  This is especially true if you are able to hike in unleashed areas where there are no fenced-in boundaries to contain your canine explorer.  The featured photo was... Read more »
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