1. High-Energy Dogs: Effective Tips for Training

    High-energy dogs are lovable, playful and fun — everything you’ve ever wanted in a furry friend. When you’re ready for a hike, so are they. When the kids want to play fetch, they’re eager to run. They play endlessly in the back yard, but they are also ready to go on adventures. They’re the perfect fit for your family. High-energy dogs are breeds that exhibit puppy-like characteristic…Read More

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    Why Group Dog Training Classes Work

    Group dog training classes are a popular learning format for pups and owners alike for one simple reason: They work! If you’re looking for an entertaining, social way to grow and bond with your pet, group dog training classes are the best option. Of course, you could simply buy a book, watch an instructional video or ask friends for advice, but you’d be missing out on some important benefi…Read More

  3. Positive Reinforcement Training Techniques

    Positive Reinforcement Training Techniques for Your Puppy

    Positive reinforcement training is an effective way to build trust with your new puppy. Though there are many schools of thought when it comes to dog training techniques, positive reinforcement training emphasizes fun and play while establishing a strong bond between you and your pet. Understand Your Dog The first step in building a successful positive training program is understanding what mot…Read More

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    9 Tips to Help with House Training Your Puppy

    House training is an essential skill to teach your new pup. Puppies are adorable, but they don’t arrive at your home knowing where or when to go to the bathroom. House training is one of the biggest challenges new puppy owners face, but the more committed you are to your plan, the sooner your pup will learn. It’s normal to take four to six months to house train a puppy, but some breeds may tak…Read More

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    How Early Is Too Early to Start Puppy Training?

    You don’t want to think about puppy training; you just want to sit and snuggle your soft little pup and spoil it with treats and toys. But like it or not, from day one when you bring your new family member home, puppy training begins. Puppy Training Starts at Birth A puppy’s learning begins at birth. Up until the time you take it home, typically around the 8-week-old mark, its mother is its …Read More

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    Exercise Vs Training

    We all know a tired dog is a happy dog, but some dogs don't seem to ever tire. You throw the ball for an hour and take regular walks but they still seem wound up. You work from home and walk them several times a day. Nothing seems to make Fluffy tired. While we encourage you to continue to be active with your dog, we have another suggestion to stimulate their mind as well as tucker them out. TRAIN…Read More

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    The Recall Command In Dog Training

    The Importance of the Recall Command Imagine taking your dog out for a stroll around the neighborhood just as you have done every night for the past five years. Then, your leash breaks! You call your dog, but he just keeps running because he doesn’t understand what you are saying. Maybe he is exploring, chasing after a bunny, or headed to another dog to say hi, but that dog is not friendly. For …Read More

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    What Separates Prestige K9 From Our Competitors?

    Passionate & Knowledgeable Dog Trainers  Prestige K9 was started by renowned dog trainer Spencer Bowman. Spencer not only trains pet dogs but also competes in competition obedience/protection sports. Spencer has placed dogs and won at the regional and national level for these sports and travels around the country doing dog training seminars. Spencer also trains protection dogs and has worked …Read More

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    Communication In Dog Training

    Don't Let Poor Communication Hinder Your Dog's Training Communication is the most important tool you have at your disposal for dog training. The number one reason a lot of dogs don’t succeed in training is because they either don’t understand or because the expectations aren’t clear. We can’t sit down and have a conversation with a dog such as how we can with another person, but dogs can u…Read More

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    Five Potty Training Tips

    We love puppies! But they can be a lot of work. One of the greatest challenges will be potty training. As a dog trainer who has owned puppies and trained many others, I can say this can be the most frustrating part of owning a dog. The good news is that, unlike other puppy training like teaching a sit or down command, this is a part of training that you have to practice every day several times a d…Read More