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Teaching your Dog to “Settle”

July 9, 2020 2:14 am

“Settle” should be more relaxed than a “Down-stay” or “Sit-stay”; the dog need not maintain a specific position. You can use it in the waiting room at the veterinarian, or when you are out on a walk and stop to chat with a neighbor.

Teaching your Dog to “Sit”

July 9, 2020 2:12 am

Stays are useful when you need your dog to be still while you do something else. They can also help to teach your dog self-control and independence.

Teaching your Dog to “Stay”

July 9, 2020 2:10 am

Stays are useful when you need your dog to be still while you do something else. They can also help to teach your dog self-control and independence.

Teaching your Dog to “Watch Me”

July 9, 2020 2:08 am

“Watch Me” is a useful behavior when you want to distract your dog’s attention from something (another dog, a squirrel, or other temptations).

Teaching your Dog to Not Jump Up

July 9, 2020 1:37 am

Use when your dog is jumping up on you or on someone else. Rather than teach the dog to “not” do something, we will ask him to do something he knows how to do that is incompatible with jumping up on you or someone else.

The Educated Dog

July 9, 2020 1:29 am

Learn what makes a well-trained dog a better pet for you and your family.

The Trained Cat

July 9, 2020 1:24 am

Is your cat more independent than you would like? Is your cat affectionate but only pays attention to you when he decides?

The Training Tether

July 9, 2020 1:21 am

A training tether is a temporary management tool that can be used to prevent behavior problems or assist in resolving an existing problem.

Your New Cat

July 9, 2020 12:48 am

Learn how best to bring a new cat into your home as a family member.

Your New Dog

July 9, 2020 12:30 am

Begin a positive relationship so that you and your new dog can live happily together for a long time. This handout contains tips for starting off on the “right paw.”