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Get your dog ready for Halloween!

Posted on 16 October, 2016 at 18:45

Halloween can be a stressful time of year for some dogs. Get your dog ready for Halloween!

 

  1. Teach your kids how to be safe around dogs they don't know by teaching them some dog sense 
  2. Keep all candy and wrappers away from your dog
  3. If your dog is weary of strangers put them in a room away from the front door during trick or treat time
  4. Ensure your dog is tagged 
  5. Keep all pets away from fireworks

 


Dog Training Tips - Handle your Dog Regularly

Posted on 13 October, 2016 at 10:50

DOG TRAINING TIP - Handle your dog or puppy regularly. Regular handling will make your dogs trip to the groomer or veterinarian easier! FLOPPS offers private and group dog training classes for adult and puppy dogs that teach you how to get your dog used to being handled. The younger you handle your dog the better! Prevent your puppy from developing future problem behavior by signing up for our Puppy Class today!

Your goal is to make haldling a positive experience for your dog or puppy. Use food to help ease your dog in to beingng handeled by feeding him one peice at a time slowly while handling him making sure to stop handling your dog before he is done eating his last piece of food. Don't keep what if feeds like to be hanlded a secret firm your dog. Routinely handling your dog so that he knows what to expect.

Handle your dog by:

 

  • Checking the ears
  • Checking the mouth
  • Opening the eyelids
  • Squeezing the feet
  • Handling toenails
  • Touching their nose
  • Holding him in your lap
  • Pulling the collar 
  • Wiping body with a towel
  • Putting on a head halter
  • Putting on a harness

 

 

from Perfect Puppy in 7 Days by Dr. Sophia Yin, drsophiayin.com


How to curb exsessive barking, digging, chewing and hyperactivity

Posted on 16 September, 2016 at 18:30

Do you have an Proving your dog with mental activities is just as important physical exercise. Get your dog a puzzle like this one can help drain your dogs energy. Get your puppy to be a chew toy addict my staring him out early by stuffing and freezing kongs. Teaching your puppy the difference between what is appropriate to chew on what it's will save you from dealing with chewed up furniture and other belonings.

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