Oh Behave® Dog Training Blog
Dog Training Tips, Dog Friendly Events in South Florida, Information on Dog Behavior
In September 2021, I pre-ordered a very promising book, The Forever Dog, by Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker. The Facebook hype leading up to to the book’s release was intriguing. They posted many easy tips based on science to help your dog “live younger, healthier, and longer”. I received the book in October and it did not disappoint.
Sometimes the universe delivers a bump in the road like an injury. It is so helpful to have a dog with skills when recovering from an injury.
Your dog should have autonomy and choices. But what if you need your dog to do something he doesn’t want to do? That’s where dog trainers can help. Credentialed and qualified dog trainers can convince your dog that saying “yes” can be the best thing ever.
Are you struggling with Zoom meetings because of your dog? Here’s a short video about how to prepare for your Zoom meeting to increase your chances of getting through it uninterrupted.
Thinking about getting a dog? Already have a dog and you’re not sure what to do? DogSmarts 101 offers helpful advice to solve some of your worst doggy nightmares.
Looking for a fun activity on a rainy day? Using Nosework to replace a missed walk may help!
Frustrated with getting a harness or leash on or off your dog? It can be a tricky process if your dog is super excited about walks or uncomfortable with handling around the head. Here are some tips to successfully harness on and harness off.
Frustrated by your dog taking items from your counter? Here are some tips on reducing counter surfing.
Even subtle signs of stress, fear, anxiety, or guarding are big fat red flags indicating that a bite may likely be in the future. Working a behavior modification protocol with a potential biter can be dangerous if safety precautions are not taken. It is super important for my clients to take signs of aggression seriously so they can keep everyone safe around the dog always.
It’s crucial to work with a qualified dog trainer and behavior expert when socializing a fearful dog. Intense experiences with novel items or known triggers could further traumatize a fearful dog.