Dog & Crate…I need advice!?

I am about to own a pitbull mix in about a week depending whether or not if im ready for it. I currently live in a 1 bedroom apartment (people say I am crazy by choosing a pit mix due to my living conditions). This will be my 1st dog but I have trained with k9 units for the past […]

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Why is my dog peeing in her crate?

A month ago we adopted a dog. She is 5months old. The only time she is in her crate is when I’m at work or we are going somewhere. At first she didn’t pee in her crate. But the last couple weeks she has been peeing in her crate. When I put her in there and go to leave she […]

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why put a dog in a crate ?

yes i have heard it before dogs are den animals, but those "den" places don’t have doors, locks or bars. shouldn’t your entire home be a safe enough place for your dog? or at least one room that they feel best at? i have a 13 year old lab and a 2 year old huskey and we never put one […]

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Schutzhund trained dog as a pet?

My brother wants to adopt a 3y GSD male who was Schutzhund trained and working as a guard dog, but do to thyroid problems needed to be retired. I used to work with Schutzhund trained dogs, but I am no expert and honestly with the company I used to work with I learned far more what you shouldn’t do with […]

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Can a professional dog trainer help with?

We have two dogs and recently hired a trainer for a one-on-one session in our home with both dogs. However, I’m wondering if he can help all of their issues. The 11 year old male German/Belgian Shepherd needs; On-leash skills, Off-leash skills, Stop barking on command, Sit, stay, lay down immediately upon command. 10 month old GSD/Malamute female needs; On-leash […]

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Trained Attack dog left at kennel?

Hello, my daughter is a dog groomer and manages the kennel as well. The owner of a 3 year old pit bull was abandoned at the kennel where she works. This dog was trained to attack certain breeds and it’s very unsafe to walk the dog. One dog was attacked and had to be hospitalized. My daughter asked the ower […]

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puppies from puppy mills?

I know puppy mills are HORRiBLE, so why don’t people buy puppies from them, take care of them, and report the person that has the puppy mill? I’d feel bad for the puppy. Thanks guys, I didn’t really think about that. So if you don’t buy the puppies, they’ll most likely stop?

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How do I stop my dog from…!

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you were desperately trying to stop your dog from doing something on the leash but they were too excited to listen? It can be like shouting at a train going at full speed to stop! Often it’s a nightmare; owners shouting and dragging their dog, people watching wondering why you don’t […]

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What is Dog Training?

I know there are different training methodologies and styles. What I am wondering is what exactly IS dog training? When does it start? When does it end? Is it for the dog or the owner? Is it for both? Who needs training more, the dog or the owner? Please understand, I’m not asking about housebreaking or crate training. I’m asking […]

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How to become a dog trainer………..?

Do any of you have stories of how you became a professional dog trainer? Also, could anyone point me to any websites or recommend any specific classes or seminars? I live in Orlando,FL if that matters. I’m only 14 years old so I have plenty of time to sort this out. I just want to know the steps you take […]

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