Managing and training a young puppy can be exhausting, even for highly experienced dog trainers. Here are tips for taking some of the pressure off.
Ive been a professional dog trainer for 10 years. Ive tackled all kinds of behavior issues ranging from mild annoyances, like jumping up, to serious aggression or anxiety problems. Ive doled out training and management advice to dog-owning families expecting babies (of the human kind), guided adopters in their selection of a puppy or adult dog, and counseled clients on what to do after their shiny new puppy finally arrives. Ive taught group classes of various themes, including puppy kindergarten so many puppy classes, Id heard and seen it all.