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New Puppy Guidance


Puppy training can be a ton of fun and super important. All puppy owners need to know the importance of training their puppies.  Once you start thinking like a dog trainer you're going to become an even better dog owner. These puppy training blogs and resources are for new puppy owners who want to learn about the dos and don'ts when they first bring a puppy home, and what they should and shouldn't be doing now that they have a new puppy in the house. Learn tips to start training, be the best puppy owner, and how to keep your puppy safe. 

Focus

For new puppy owners to start training their puppy before unwanted behaviors set in

Habits

Develop the right training habits and stay consistent to see the best results

Tools

Using the resources mentioned in these blogs you'll be sure to have the best puppy on the block

Below are the most important articles I've published, to help you find the right techniques and tools to help you start your      puppy training journey!

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Puppy ownership can be fun yet you need to be aware of the importance of training your puppy.  You need to start working on training today!

Many bad behaviors are due to lack of structure, consistency, and exercise.  You can prevent these unwanted behaviors by working on what you want your puppy to do and not let them develop the unwanted behaviors like the jumping, biting, and potty accidents in the house. Think about your puppy as an adult, if you don't want an unruly adult puppy follow the tips outlined in these articles while you train your puppy. 

Blogs

New Dog Owner: Start Off On the Right Paw


  Very often by the time, a new dog owner calls me for help they've already created some really bad habits with their dog(s). Most of these habits could have been easily avoided if they followed some of my simple ‘new dog success' tips.   Most bad habits could have be easily avoided if you

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3 Skills You Should Teach Your Puppy First


So you’ve brought home a brand new puppy, now what?! Well first, throw a little party for yourself! You have just embarked on an incredible adventure with your new fur-friend. What you do next will determine how smoothly your puppy folds into your family’s lifestyle. Whether this is your first puppy ever or you are

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10 Mistakes Puppy Owners Make and How to Prevent Them (Part 2)


Now that you have your new puppy you'll want to make sure you're teaching the right skills first and you set up good training habits and routines. The more consistent you are the faster your puppy will learn! It's easy to make mistakes after you bring your new puppy home, after all, your excitement and

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10 Tips to Be the Best Puppy Owner


Who doesn’t love a cute cuddly puppy?   They sure can bring joy to our lives! It’s great coming home to a wagging tail, a sloppy kiss, and unconditional love, am I right? Your pup loves you no matter what you smell like, what you do or if you decide to stay in your pj’s

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10 Tips to Keep Your Puppy Safe


You absolutely adore your puppy, even if they drive you batty every once in a while when they have an accident or chew on something they shouldn’t. Hey nobody’s perfect. You want only the very best for your canine companion, and this means you’ll want to keep them as safe as possible, am I right?

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Free Puppy Training Crash Course

The most crucial time to train a puppy is right now! The longer you wait to train your puppy, the more bad habits become permanent.

Watch this 3 part series to find out how to quickly train your puppy to avoid or stop the most common unwanted behaviors like accidents, jumping, biting, and so much more. 

Learn the best way to get your puppy to follow commands the first time you ask!

Make sure to watch all 3 videos and take good notes.  You'll be able to start implementing your new knowledge today!

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Meet the Trainer

After spending 20 years helping families with their dogs face to face as a professional dog trainer, Michele realized that so much of what she knows could be shared with families everywhere - in a way that actually works.

People sometimes think their dog is just SUPER difficult because the advice they’ve gotten was incomplete, confusing or just wrong. So she set out to help.

Michele loves training dogs because of the impact that it has on the families she gets to help.  The peace and joy they get from being able to enjoy their dog LISTENING.

Besides teaching classes, helping private clients and running seminars, Michele is also a foodie and fantasizes about being a food critic or secret shopper for restaurants.  Talk to her about food and your instant best friends.

Didn’t you hear her mention brownies at least once in her videos?