Looking to burn off that extra puppy energy?
Add a game of fetch 🥏 or hide and seek 👀 to your daily routine.
Jumping up is a problem almost every dog owner faces. It’s a fairly easy habit to fix but requires you to be consistent.
Don’t allow your friends and family to let your pup jump up. Every time it happens, turn your back and don’t acknowledge your pooch until they have 4 paws on the floor. Then reward them with the attention they’re seeking!
Chase can be a fun and rewarding game for your puppy.
It’s something we can use to our advantage to teach a recall. It’s also something your puppy will love to do for attention if you aren’t careful.
When your puppy gets a hold of inappropriate items, be sure to never chase them! Calmly walk towards your pup or call them to you, and trade them for something better, such as treats, an acceptable toy, or even kibble.
Make trade a fun game so your puppy loves coming to you, and you never have to chase them down!
Running out of tricks to practice?
Make flashcards of all the tricks your pup knows and pick at random. Nothing keeps your pup on their toes than a quick refresher session.
- Kassie Dickson, CPDT - KA
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