Angus – Training a Puppy

E-Collar Puppy Training A lot of people wonder how early you can begin training your dog. The answer is as early as possible – the minute you bring him home. It doesn’t matter if it is a puppy or an older dog, you are teaching him new information the minute you put him in the…

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Training Mo – Teaching Basic Obedience

Mo, the mini Australian Shepherd, was one of our dog trainees from Atascadero this last week that learned some basic obedience.  Sometimes we have a ton of large dogs – lots of German Shepherds and Labs – and other times we have lots of sweet little dogs.  (We know that Mini Shepherds are necessarily little,…

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Fitz – Our Deaf Dog Trainee

Every once in a while we get a special dog trainee at DognPooch. We happened to get one of them this week. Meet Fitz – a very special dog who is deaf and doing great! This is his progress after just 24 hours of training. We worked with him to develop hand signals and to…

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The First 24 Hours…

You probably wonder how we get such amazing results with our SLO dog training programs…. I mean, how is it possible to get results so quickly? While there are no guarantees, and every dog is different, I can tell you that the first 24 hours make a huge difference in your pup’s progress for the…

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Jill – showing off her skills!

We practice what we preach here at DognPooch! Meet Jill – our Great Dane – showing off her obedience training! She’s actually the reason we started on the journey of dog training and helping other owners train their dogs. We got her as a puppy and knew she’d need training early in her life. After…

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Learn the Loose-Leash Walk with Misha!

Getting your dog to walk on a leash is one of many struggles facing dog owners.  Some dogs hate the leash.  They struggle, bite the leash, pull and fight against it.  Others just want to GO!!!  They want to go faster than you can walk!  Others just ignore you completely and sniff around as they…

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Dog Reactive No More! Meet Jackson!

Behavior modification is something that is a daily task at DognPooch.  Many times this phrase references “bad” dogs, or dogs that make poor decisions.   In this video, you’ll meet Jackson, who, prior to DognPooch, was dog reactive.  He’d bark aggressively through a fence at other dogs.  He’d pull on his leash, lunge, bark and growl…

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Zeus the Aggressive Doberman

Zeus came to DognPooch wearing a muzzle because of some aggressive behavior. In fact, he actually nipped me at our evaluation meeting. Behavior modification is something we offer to attempt to reboot the mind of a dog. By starting from the beginning with some basic obedience training, we showed Zeus what behavior was expected of…

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Toby’s Transformation – Board & Train

Toby came to DognPooch with no issues except being a young pup without rules. Some of the dog training methods we used during his Board & Train Program were prong collar, walking and off-leash e-collar training. Toby came to my home in Orcutt a week ago and returned home a new dog. His owners couldn’t…

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