Dog on Dog Aggression – Dog Trainer Virginia Beach Blog

Dog on Dog Aggression – Dog Trainer Virginia Beach Blog Aggressive dogs all seem to have their own special pet peeve. For some, that pet peeve is other dogs. They may growl, snap, or otherwise act out toward another dog within your own home (known as sibling aggression), or they may show aggression toward dogs … Continued

Hercules: Crate Training Case Study by Virginia Beach Dog Trainer

Hercules: Crate Training Case Study by Virginia Beach Dog Trainer Throughout the years, I have met many dog owners who are averse to using crates for their dogs. Many people view crates as cages for their dogs, and confining them like that is deemed “mean” and in some cases, even “cruel”. It is no surprise … Continued

Rex: Hyperactivity Case Study – Virginia Beach Dog Trainer

Rex: Hyperactivity Case Study – Virginia Beach Dog Trainer – Hampton Roads Dog Training While hyperactivity might seem like a minor behavioral issue, or something that will hopefully just go away, it is important for dog owners to acknowledge that it IS a behavioral issue in the first place. From there, we can then acknowledge … Continued

Bad Habits – We Can Fix Them! Virginia Beach Dog Trainer Blog

Bad Habits – We Can Fix Them! Virginia Beach Dog Trainer Blog While working with my friend, an Asheville Dog Trainer we talked about how some people think hiring a dog trainer is only necessary if the dog has severe behavioral issues like aggression, separation anxiety, leash reactivity, or trouble housebreaking. However, I often get … Continued

Growing Pains: Virginia Beach Dog Trainer Blog

Growing Pains: Virginia Beach Dog Trainer Blog Teenagers are hard to handle. They experience a lot of mental and physical growing pains as they come into their own. The same is true of dogs. When they begin making the transition from adolescence into adulthood, you’ll probably notice some behavioral changes. Your dog will become a … Continued