Puppy training 101: Leave

Puppy training 101: Leave

The cue ‘Leave’ is another one of the important fundamental skills we teach our puppies. It is basically teaching your puppy that if you come away from whatever you are doing, you will be rewarded. The Leave cue is for situations like dropping medicine on...
Puppy training 101: Give

Puppy training 101: Give

The Give cue is another essential cue that puppies need to learn early on. We need to teach puppies to give up items that they would rather keep, for example; socks, shoes, and tea towels! This may sound like an impossible task but if done right it’s quite easy....
Puppy training 101: Stand

Puppy training 101: Stand

If your puppy knows how to stand on command, he will not be as stressed in certain situations as he would be if you had to hold him in position, or were asking him to do something he is not familiar with. Much like with us, situations are a lot less stressful when you...
Puppy training 101: Toilet training

Puppy training 101: Toilet training

Toilet training your puppy will take time and patience but if you are consistent, reward pups for going outside and ignore him if he makes a mistake, you can establish a good routine. Crate training If you are crate training your puppy the crate can be a fantastic...
Puppy training 101: Sit

Puppy training 101: Sit

Sit is the first command we want to teach our new puppies. Sit is the basis for a lot of great things, it can be used in many situation when you need your puppy to focus its attention and behave in a calm way. For example, saying hi to new people, crossing roads,...