September 16, 2016

How to Train a Dog to Sit

When it comes to training a new puppy, it’s all about starting with the basics. First and foremost: How to train a dog to sit. There are endless tricks to initiate this process, but the number one fundamental starts with you-to not get frustrated when it doesn’t happen right away. Puppy Trainer Tamar Gellar compares […]

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September 15, 2016

How To Leash Train A Dog

A dog is nicknamed “man’s best friend” for a multitude of reasons. They’re loyal, comforting and require the same six human needs Tony Robbins believes we need to live a happy, fulfilled life: certainty, variety, belonging, significance, growth and contribution. However, instead of contribution, dogs need physical activity. The easiest way to get this daily […]

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September 13, 2016

How To Puppy Potty Training

The day has finally come. Whether the moment was a surprise on Christmas morning or a planned event from the start, you finally have a new puppy that you can call your own. Although the excitement never fades from having a new member of the family, it’s time to face the facts: There are house […]

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May 26, 2016

Sadly, Dog Obedience Training Can Only Go So Far

“My dog was trained but he still acts like a mad man.”, the woman on the phone was telling me. “He sits and stays and all that, but it didn’t make him connect with me.” I knew exactly what she was talking about. Knowing how to obey commands has nothing to do with teaching a […]

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Tamars Tips Playing Tug Of War

Get New Posts via Email [et_bloom_inline optin_id=”optin_12″] Get the mp3/podcast of this episode free on iTunes. SUMMARY Although you have to win the game about 90% of the time, during the early coaching phase it’s essential to let your dog win most of the time. Why? You’re trying to show your dog that you’re a […]

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Tamars Tips: Have a Release Word

Get New Posts via Email [et_bloom_inline optin_id=”optin_12″] Get the mp3/podcast of this episode free on iTunes. SUMMARY When you end a game–or any other activity–it’s good to have a “release” word. Whether it’s tug of war, a walk, or a handful of treats, when I decide that the activity is over, I like to hold […]

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