Puppies and Pooches: Training Tips

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Here are downloadable articles and training guides to help you and your pup get off on the right foot … and paw!

Getting Ready for Your Puppy or New Dog:

Lessons for my Puppy
An excellent eBook by blogger Eileen Anderson and trainer Marge Rogers on creating a great relationship with your puppy, as you prepare her for her exciting new world.

Attention and Focus:

Attention Pattern Games

Pattern Game: 123 Drop

Body Language

“I Speak Dog” Website

“Learn to Speak Dog & Prevent Bites”


Fun, it’s what’s for Breakfast


Pat Miller: Potty Time

Kids and Dogs:

“Why Supervising Dogs and Kids Doesn’t Work”, by Robin Bennett

Living with Kids and Dogs . . . Without Losing Your Mind, by Colleen Pelar

Kids and Dogs Resource Sheet

The Family Dog “Stay Safe”

Family Paws Dog and Baby Safety

Family Paws Dog and Toddler Safety

Family Paws 5 Types of Supervision


Helping to like handling

Puppy Biting

Pat Miller: Bite Inhibition

Pat Miller: 5 Things to Do if Your Puppy Bites You

Puppy, Pooch, and People Skills:

Clicker Intro


Gentle Leash


Keys to Supervising Dogs and Kids

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Magnetize to a Mat

Teaching Relax on a Mat

Self Control:

Don’t Jump on Grandma

Self Control Game #1 Ignoring Food

Self Control Game #2 Sit at Doors


Teaching your dog to be alone


Helping to like scary things

Super Socialized

Puppy Socialization: How to socialize a puppy

Puppy Socialization Check List

Training Treats:

Choosing the Right Treats

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