Remember that training is an ongoing process. You will never be completely finished. It is important to keep working on obedience training throughout the life of your dog.
** COVID-19 update: All Puppy School classes are temporarily postponed until further notice due to current restrictions to essential services. Thank you for your patience and understanding. **What will I learn at Puppy School?PETstock Puppy School’s program is based on using a reward-based training method which teaches pet parents:How to communicate with your puppy or…
We always anticipate the joys of all that's good about owning a puppy.But often it doesn't work out as well as we'd hoped. Puppies are delightful bundles of energy and curiosity.... but they can also be exasperating and frustrating.
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Our dogs are part of the family and, as such, need special consideration when we plan for a move. Just as we anticipate the number of bedrooms for each family member, we must think of our dog’s needs, too. Here are some ways you can make moving to a new home a breeze for everyone. … Continue reading Five Ways You Can Make Moving to a New Home Smoother for Your Dog
There are many things to consider when buying a home. Mortgage rates are impacted by a number of things, including the value of the home. This is especially true, if you're buying it as an investment for your future and will rely upon the market value. One concern is in how having pets will affect … Continue reading Reducing Your Dog’s Impact on the Value of Your Home While Selling
Image Source: Integrity K9 Services: Executive Protection Dogs If you've adopted a puppy or an adult dog, you may be wondering if you should invest in dog training. Is it really necessary? Why does it matter? Whether you are struggling to tame your unruly canine companion or simply want to fine-tune your dog's skills, training … Continue reading Should I Put My Dog In Training?
The first few days in your home are a special, yet anxious, time for you and your new dog. Your new dog will likely be confused about where he is. He won’t immediately connect your home with his home. It’s a completely different environment than what she knows (whether she came from a shelter or … Continue reading Introducing a New Dog to Your Home
Guarding possessions, whether it be food, a special toy, or any other item, is a normal behavior in dogs. When dogs ran wild, they were forced to guard their possessions to survive. Those who did guard their food, and/or their family were more likely to survive and thrive. Unfortunately, this could become an issue for … Continue reading Eliminate Food-Guarding Behavior in 7 Steps