This section gives information about how to train a German Shepherd Dog
33 Simple Ways to Keep Your Dog Busy Indoors(0)
Looking for some easy ways to keep your dog busy? Keeping your dog entertained can be a challenge. And trying to come up with ideas on how to keep your dog busy can be more exhausting than actually getting up and doing it. The Benefits of Keeping Your Dog Busy Bored dogs get into trouble…. Read More ›
Why Won’t My Dog Come When I Call Him?
Have you ever trained your dog to come when called, and then when you call him, he completely ignores you? You are not alone! There are many reasons why your pup is not responding to your command. More training is needed. Your dog might not be ready to be off the leash in wide, open… Read More ›
Out for a Walk: Teaching Your Puppy Not to Pull on the Leash
There are many things that tempt your dog when you’re out for a walk, like new smells and other animals. Your dog will try to get where he wants to go, even if that means pulling you along with him! If he pulls on the leash and you allow him to, you’ve reinforced him for… Read More ›
How to be a successful dog owner?
No matter where you live, owning a dog is a long-term emotional and financial commitment and it’s important to take your neighbors into consideration. Here are some important tips for the owners: Train Your Dog – Puppies need to be properly socialized and trained. Pick Up After Your Puppy – ALWAYS carry a plastic “baggy” to pick… Read More ›
My puppy barks at people who come to my house.
I really don’t want him to do that. How do I stop him from barking at strangers? Barking is natural for dogs. They are doing their job by alerting their family that someone is coming. It’s unreasonable to expect that a puppy will never bark. The key is that he should learn to stop barking… Read More ›
Do’s & Don’ts for a Healthy Dog
It is unhealthy for a dog to be overweight. Overfeeding is NOT a sign of love. Your German Shepherd is the right weight when you can tell there are ribs (without them being obvious) and there is a slight ‘waistline’ behind the ribs, before the rear legs. Stages: – Puppies eat more and are highly… Read More ›
How can I stop my puppy from pulling me when we go for a walk?
Consider why puppies pull when they are walking: they want to investigate their surroundings they want to move forward. Our job is to alter that natural instinct and teach them to walk nicely on the leash. It takes time but patience and practice will work perfectly. The best approach with a young puppy is: Stop… Read More ›
How Can I Stop my Puppy from Biting
It’s important for puppies to learn to control their bites. This is best taught at a young age. Carefully watch your puppy for signs that he is about to grab your hand. Before he can do that, give him a soft toy or a Kong as an alternative. If puppy bites you before you can give him… Read More ›
Your Puppy Will Thank you for Reading (and Following) This
Do’s Be nice to your puppy every time he comes to you (even if coming back from an unexpected romp around the neighborhood or doing something disgusting). Consistently reward correct behaviors with praise. Give a command only once. Show him – again – if he doesn’t get it right. Use your dog’s name to get… Read More ›