Where Do Behavior Problems Come From? – Pittsburgh Dog Training Blog

Where Do Behavior Problems Come From? – Pittsburgh Dog Training Blog Many dog owners wait until a dog’s behavioral issues progress into something more severe before opting to get their dog professionally trained. Your dog may be showing signs of an existing behavior that can grow into something more problematic in the future. For example, … Continued

The Necessity of Distraction Training – Dog Training Pittsburgh

The Necessity of Distraction Training – Dog Training Pittsburgh Does your dog only listen to you only when inside the house? Will you only get consistent recall and response from your dog, provided that there are no distractions in your dog’s environment at the time? This is a constant issue that many people face with their … Continued

Dogs Thrive In Structure and Consistency – Pittsburgh Dog Trainer Blog

Dogs Thrive In Structure and Consistency – Pittsburgh Dog Trainer Blog As a Pittsburgh dog trainer, naturally I am going to preach about getting your dog trained and giving them some structure to learn in. However, there are a lot of dog owners out there that believe training is not a necessity for their pups. … Continued

No Dog is Too Old for Training – Dog Training Pittsburgh

No Dog is Too Old for Training – Dog Training Pittsburgh Changing an older dog’s environment can throw them for a loop. Does this mean you avoid doing so? Not at all. You should simply work with a certified in-home trainer to help prepare them and guide them through the transition. There is the saying … Continued

Group Dog Training Classes in Pittsburgh!

Group Dog Training Classes in Pittsburgh! If you take a look around my blog and website, you’ll notice that I think very highly of in-home training. In-home training is the most effective means of solving severe behavioral problems, as it allows your dog to have one-on-one, fully-customized training. I talk about how group training is … Continued

The Importance of Crate Training – Pittsburgh Dog Training Blog

The Importance of Crate Training – Pittsburgh Dog Training Blog Some people are lucky enough to have a dog that doesn’t mind being left alone during the day. With a puppy pad or a doggy door, they’re able to relieve themselves without any human assistance, and their humans can go to work or out for … Continued

Fear Aggression: Common Behavior Problem by Pittsburgh Dog Training Blog

Fear Aggression: Common Behavior Problem by Pittsburgh Dog Training Blog While working with a dog trainer in East Bay, California we had the opportunity to discuss a very common behavior issue, fear aggression. Fear aggression is a particularly interesting canine behavior problem because it’s one of the few we humans can empathize with. All living … Continued

“It’s Almost Like Raising a Baby!” – Pittsburgh Puppy Training

“It’s Almost Like Raising a Baby!” – Pittsburgh Puppy Training – Pittsburgh Dog Trainer – Three Rivers Dog Training Last week, I had a new client named Keri say this to me as we were progressing through her puppy’s first lesson. Apart from growing up with the family dog, Keri had never had a dog … Continued