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Dog training has been a huge part of my life for over ten years, in that time I’ve loved helping you and your dogs, thank you for allowing me in to your homes and trusting me with your fur kids. … Continue reading

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My Puppy Hates The Crate

I get lots of questions from people all over the world and many recently have been surrounding puppies who hate the crate. Check out my latest video addressing crate training fundamentals on the doglifetraining YouTube channel.

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Lay Down/Drop Part II

Here’s part two of working on “drop” with your dog, have some fun with it. Drop isn’t a critical skill so take your time and allow your dog to enjoy the puzzle. In other news, I’ve been receiving heaps of … Continue reading

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Steps To A Happy Dog

Everyone wants a happy, healthy dog. When we decide to bring a dog in to our lives we have already formed a picture of wonderful walks, fun play times and total loyalty, we seem to expect these things. What we … Continue reading

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Mat Training

Teaching your dog to go to a spot and remain there through distractions can be a really helpful management tool. For dogs who are prone to excitability or fear mat training can give them boundaries for containment and security. Mat … Continue reading

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