Instilling Impulse Control – Hampton Roads Dog Training in Virginia Beach

Instilling Impulse Control – Hampton Roads Dog Training in Virginia Beach  When your dog has more impulse control, they become more reliable in any sort of situation or environment. Impulse control is when your dog might have instincts or impulses, but they control them, typically by deferring to their owner’s leadership and guidance. This can help … Continued

Why Do We Train the Owners Too? – Virginia Beach Dog Training Blog

Why Do We Train the Owners Too? – Virginia Beach Dog Training Blog  While working with a dog trainer in Pittsburgh we discussed how every dog we encounter is different. Not only does each have a different personality or temperament; each also comes from a different home and lives with a different owner. All of these factors, … Continued

A Dog That’s TOO Protective – Virginia Beach Dog Training Blog

A Dog That’s TOO Protective – Virginia Beach Dog Training Blog Dogs are great companions — they’re lovable, fun, they get us more active, and are loyal animals. With that loyalty, some dogs become protective of their families, which is certainly a perk for us. A dog that is protective can ward off any strange people … Continued

Why We Work With Vets – Virginia Beach Dog Training Blog

Why We Work With Vets – Virginia Beach Dog Training Blog As a dog trainer in Virginia Beach, I love getting to know and working with local veterinarians. People are often surprised that I have such a close working relationship with vets because they think of veterinarians as being exclusively involved with their dog’s health, … Continued

We Can Help Older Dogs – Dog Trainer Virginia Beach Blog

We Can Help Older Dogs – Dog Trainer Virginia Beach Blog Older dogs may require training for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes, behavioral issues simply weren’t addressed when they were younger. Other times, new issues are due to age-related physical problems, such as arthritic pain that causes your dog to snap when touched or … Continued

Clive: Hyperactive Dog Case Study – Dog Trainer Virginia Beach

Clive: Hyperactive Dog Case Study – Dog Trainer Virginia Beach Hyperactivity is a common problem for dogs, and it is one that can be treated fairly easily! Some will attribute hyperactivity to being part of age, where a young dog is supposed to be somewhat hyperactive. While they may have more energy than a geriatric dog, … Continued

How to Fix Separation Anxiety – Dog Trainer Virginia Beach Blog

How to Fix Separation Anxiety – Dog Trainer Virginia Beach Blog Separation anxiety is a tough issue to battle. Not only can it cause problems in your home (ie: constant barking or whining, destructive behavior, indoor accidents, etc.), but it’s not fun knowing that your dog is in distress and cannot feel comfortable on their … Continued