Do you ever wonder why your dog walks round and round before settling down in his doggy bed or favorite sleeping spot? There are several theories about why this occurs. One of the most common theories asserts that this behavior dates back to prehistoric times when dogs had to make their own beds.Read More
Creature Comfort Pet Services Dog Trainer Blog
In addition to veterinarians asking dog owners what type of food and treats their dogs consume to help evaluate the dog’s health, almost all certified dog trainers ask this, as well. But, why would a dog trainer care what your dog eats? It’s because nutrition affects a dog’s behavior. Poor nutrition can contribute to a number of behavioral issues in dogs.
For instance, food that provides excess sugar and unhealthy chemicals, can cause dogs who are already aggressive, anxious, hyper, or fearful, to be even more so.Read More
So, you have a new dog who has never received training, or you have a dog who is not exhibiting the behaviors you would like to see. You’ve tried everything you can do yourself, but nothing has resulted in the desired behavior. The next step is to consider hiring a professional dog trainer. But, what kind of dog trainer should you hire, and what type of training should you use? There are many factors to consider to make sure you have the right dog trainer.Read More
Have you ever wondered why some dogs listen to their owners while others ignore them? Most of the time it’s not because of the dogs - it’s because of the owners who have taken the time to research breeds and temperaments in order to find one that fits them and their lifestyles the best. In addition, the owners have been 100% consistent in their training and enforcing of rules, and they have provided their dogs with an adequate amount of physical and mental stimulation. Here are some additional tips on how to create the relationship you would like to have with your dog.Read More