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Puppy Prodigy Jenga! puppy prodigy

*Update as of March 2023 - Jenga has found her forever home! The next puppy we anticipate adding to our puppy prodigy program, will be a Labrador Retriever with service dog potential. Check back...

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Don't Let Your [Rescue] Dog's Past Define Their Future rescue training tips

All too often we witness owners of rescue dogs avoid disciplining their pooch because their past wasn’t the best. However, when we do not provide structure, leadership, and proper training,...

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Babies & Dogs - Juggling Both as a New Mother management training tips

Let’s face it, being a dog mom is the gateway to becoming a human mom. And when we make that transition, it can be a hard lifestyle change to adjust to.

When you bring a new infant into the...

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Making Your Dog's Food an Extension of Play keendog essentials play training tips

Dogs chase prey - birds, rabbits, deer, etc. - it’s in their genetics. And yet, most owners want to squash this drive in their companion dog.

Instead of suppressing their instincts, tap into...

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Four Tips For Paddleboarding & Kayaking With Your Dog kayaking & paddleboarding training tips

It is no secret that we love hitting up the water with our personal dogs and client dogs. Summer is coming to an end next week so why not finish off with some paddleboarding and/or kayaking...

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Don't Let Your Dog Be An Asshole training tips

3 asshole behaviors that you SHOULD NOT allow your dog to do.

AKA: Don’t be that person.

1. Don’t allow your dog off leash if you don’t have any control.

Just don’t be that...

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Are Two Dogs Really Better Than One? multi-dog households

When people bring home a dog, it's not long before they start to think about adding a second into the mix. We break down three pros and three cons of growing from a single dog home to a two dog...

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Are You Enjoying Your Training Journey? training tips

It can seem daunting hiring a trainer for your dog. Either be it right from the start as a puppy or later on in life due to behaviors you want to eliminate and others you want to improve upon. It...

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Class is in Session! group training kdp

When learning new behaviors and skills it is important to start in a low to no distracting environment.

This goes for both humans and dogs. That is why with our training programs we always begin in...

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5 Top Tips for Puppy Raising keendog essentials play puppy raising training tips

So you’re getting a new puppy, the excitement in the household is at an all time high and you may be wondering what the key areas to focus on are. We want to help you get off on the right...

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5 Ways To Optimize Your Day With Your Dog training tips

For the past couple years it feels like I have become a black belt in cramming as many things in a day as possible. However, for the past couple months it has been a refreshing feeling to go at a...

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Be Realistic With Your Expectations puppy raising training tips

The best thing about what I do as a dog trainer is to provide the coaching and guidance for dog owners to live life optimally with their dogs. To deepen the relationship they share, teach them how...

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