Summer Care And Safety Tips From Dog Training Experts
With summer approaching, you can look forward to spending relaxing days soaking in the sun. However, bear in mind that the summer heat can be brutal for your dog if you don’t take the correct protective measures. The team of dog trainers at Alpha Paws offers you a few safety tips this summer so you can share these days ... Read More >
Two Key Points To Housebreaking Puppies
Housebreaking puppies does not have to be a daunting task that most owners dread. Part of the problem is, we are so excited about the new addition to the family, and just how cute it is, that housebreaking the puppy is the last thing on our minds.
But, it needs to become a priority if you are going to be successful. Housebreaking ... Read More >
Keep Your Dog Cool And Comfortable During The Summer Months
It’s summertime and the weather is perfect for long walks with your dog. But it can also get extremely hot, especially during July and August. For us, it’s easy to deal with the excess heat by simply turning up the air-conditioning and wearing cool summer clothing.
But keeping your dog cool during the summer months requires a little ... Read More >
Variety Of Dog Boarding Options
No dog owner likes to use dog boarding services, but it is difficult to avoid boarding your dog at some point, either due to vacations, business trips or emergencies.
While some dog owners are fortunate enough to have either family, friends or neighbours who are willing to dog sit, the reality for most is that they must find a dog boarding service that ... Read More >
Good Dog Training Options
School, Classes And Camps For Your Dog
A good dog trainer will teach your dog how to learn – and they will save you money and make your dog happier.
Dog training classes are a smart choice for any dog owner, but it is important to research the best school for you and your dog’s individual needs.
If the dog training school you first ... Read More >
How To Choose The Right Size Dog Kennel For Your Pet
When you bring a new dog into your home, it’s a good idea to invest in a dog kennel. You may not like the idea of keeping your pet locked in a kennel for part of the day, but it is an important part of dog training. Your dog will soon grow used to the kennel and ... Read More >
Is Your Dog A Jumper?
Is he greeting every unfortunate guest to the house with two front paws to the chest? Imagine coming home from a long day at work and all you really want to do is relax. Unfortunately your faithful yet unruly pet has other ideas and practically tackles you to the floor the moment you enter the door. Sound familiar? Well, if so you’re like ... Read More >
Neediness In Dogs
Nobody said parenting was easy and the same goes for parenting and training your dog. Of all the bad behaviours, neediness is probably the most annoying to pet owners, particularly when they have guests. Owners often excuse needy behaviour in their dogs, and the lapse in obedience that usually comes with it, because deep down they know they have caused the behaviour.
Not unlike a ... Read More >
Dog Obedience Training Can Lead To Better Relationships
The right dog obedience training will lead to a happier and healthier relationship between you and your pet. Along with nutrition and exercise, it is one of the three most important things you can do for your dog.
However, if your dog's obedience training is not done properly from the start, it can lead to frustration and a strained relationship ... Read More >
Tips To Remember When Dog Training
If pets could speak, dog training would be much easier. While many pets seem to have an uncanny way of understanding their owners and communicating their needs, training them, especially in the early stages, means understanding how your actions can be interpreted, or misinterpreted, by them.
It means learning to see the world how our pets might see it and adjusting our ... Read More >