Category Archives: training

Tic Tac Twirl

You guys know I like games and things to make the dogs think. Here’s a new one that I tried out on Bialy and Hope the other day. I used small pieces of cheese under each door for them to … Continue reading

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A good excuse

Since my Friday airport run to drop Tuesday off would be fairly quick and I didn’t need to stop and shop anywhere, I figured this would be the perfect continuing training day for Bialy. So she and Tuesday both got … Continue reading

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Powering up the clicker

What in the world does that mean? This is the first step of clicker training, and what we try to introduce each puppy to before they head home. ┬áIt can be started at four to five weeks of age, depending … Continue reading

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Note to self

*self, don’t leave training treats on the bed when you’re done. Reba will find them.  That bowl had (the key word is “had”) treats in it when I finished. And that’s about 1/3 of the cheese that was in that … Continue reading

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Containment area expanded

Most of you that just got puppies or are in the process, have heard me talk (talk, talk) about a containment area for your new puppy. You can’t watch them 24/7. Some of you work away from home or go … Continue reading

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No strangers

We use propane at our house, so every two to three months a big ‘ol propane truck lumbers up our mountain driveway to top off our tank. This afternoon, I heard the familiar rumble. Oh, a man in a uniform. … Continue reading

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Game time!

And I’m not talking about the Super Bowl! I’m taking “Puppy Bowl” hehe I love interactive and problem solving toys for puppies. It keeps them busy and is great for their little growing brains. I’ve used this one before with … Continue reading

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