Wayne Booth the Dog Training Blogger


For some people dog parks are an excellent way to exercise their dog and allow it to play with other dogs. For other people dog parks are a nightmare because things happen to people and to the dogs usually because of owners that can’t follow the rules or that will not show common courtesy. [Read more…]


When you go to the breeder to pick up your puppy they always seem to have a list of information for you regarding shots and feeding. However they leave off one of the most important things that every new dog owner should know and that’s information about socialization. [Read more…]


This article is going to address some of the do’s and don’ts when it comes to introducing 2 dogs on leash. Introducing 2 strange dogs always has some possibility of there being an aggression issue. This article will hopefully give you some pointers that can possibly reduce that possibility. [Read more…]


Yes, if you have spoken to more than one dog trainer or even read more than one dog training book then you are probably completely confused.  Why is there so much conflicting information?  This article will hopefully answer that question. [Read more…]


I always tell my clients that dog training is something you should enjoy doing with your dog not something that you dread. I have always found that training with my dog was so exciting when the light bulb goes off and the dog grasps the new exercise. I know it is just as exciting for the dog as it is for the trainer. [Read more…]


Believe it or not there are a bunch of dangerous things for your dog right in your own backyard. Everything from poisonous plants, choking dangers and even a fence that isn’t adequate. In this article we will discuss some of those dangers so you can watch out for them. [Read more…]


The Canine Good Citizen Test, or CGC, is an exam given by the American Kennel Club. Passing this test will allow you to have a dog that is well behaved not only at home but also when out in different surroundings. It also shows that you the owner have been determined enough to train your dog and give it the attention needed to have a well behaved dog. [Read more…]


Even though selecting the right breed of dog for you and your family seems like it should be easy in all actuality it is not. There are so many breeds to choose from with so many different characteristics. However if you’ll follow some of the tips below and take time to do some research I know you can find the right dog. [Read more…]


Dogs that escape and run through opens doors are at a very high risk of dying. Yes, it’s true and I have known people that lost their dog because of this one bad habit. Don’t let it happen to your dog instead train your dog to do a sit stay at the door and not cross the doors threshold until you invite it out. [Read more…]


If you have already trained your dog on basic obedience and want to find some training that is more advanced then here are a few suggestions of advanced training that you and your dog may enjoy. Advanced training isn’t just for people who want to show their dogs it can be for people who want to have fun with their dogs as well. [Read more…]

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