Oh Behave® Dog Training Blog
Dog Training Tips, Dog Friendly Events in South Florida, Information on Dog Behavior
Finding a “Good” Breeder
Getting a puppy is a huge decision. Don’t make an impulse buy! With some planning and research, you can find a breeder that can give you your dream puppy.
New Puppy: So Many Training OptionsA new puppy in the house can be overwhelming. There are so many options for training. New puppy owners are often confused on what to do and where to go. Here are some things to consider when seeking training. Developmental Deadlines For 3 Key Puppy Skills: There are...
Dog Friendly Mount Dora
River and I drove up to Mount Dora, FL for a 3-day getaway. Mount Dora’s downtown is a charming place to find unique shops and yummy eats. Many of the shops and restaurants are dog friendly as well.
Beginning My “Forever Dog” Journey
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.
Preparing for the Unexpected
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.
It’s OK for Your Dog to Say “No”
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.
Videoconferencing Tips for Dog Owners
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.
Using Nosework as Enrichment on Rainy Days
Looking for a fun activity on a rainy day? Using Nosework to replace a missed walk may help!
Teaching Your Dog to Leash Up With a Harness or Leash: Video
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.