Archive - Dog Training

Puppy Training - How dogs learn.

<p>Canine Developmental Stages<br> It is extremely important to understand how your new puppy learns. Many behavioral issues can be avoided if you keep in mind how your dog’s age determines how it relates to the world around it; especially important to owners are the periods of fear impact and socialization. At Dr. Boyd’s Pet Resort, we specialize in hands-on training for both pets AND their owners!</p>

What is Natural Dog Training?

<p>“I absolutely will never use, and do not advocate, the use of electronic shock collars! A good dog trainer, behaviorist or experienced handler would never need one.” John M. Rubin </p>

Who to believe for training advice…

<p>I was at my local dog park this morning with my loveable Astro, when I overheard a group conversation about canine training. Each well-intentioned pet owner had their own opinion on how to train a dog, what behaviors are acceptable, and which are not. Their methods ranged from treats to no treats, positive reinforcement v.s. tough discipline, laissez faire perspective v.s. strict boundaries.</p>