Author Archives: Helen Atton

Chasing

Dogs chase things because they love it. It’s a self reinforcing habit, which means that the more they do it the more they want to do it. Your dog doesn’t need a reward to learn to chase things like he would in order to learn a command like ‘Sit’ or ‘Stay’. Chasing is what is […]

Housetraining a puppy

One of the biggest concerns new dog owners have about their new puppy is how to house train her effectively and quickly. There are several approaches you can take to house training a puppy and I will describe here the method I’ve used successfully for years. Keep in mind that your young dog has very […]