Join DogSense Puppy Classes in Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
Puppy Class is meant to be fun & loads of fun is what will be had at DogSense Puppy Classes & Socials. We all know learning is best achieved through fun and play. Yet many puppy classes offered end up stressful for both humans and dogs. …Continue Reading »
Turn walks into joy for both you and dog!
Walking your dog on leash can be a total drag when your dog is nearly pulling you off your feet, unles you habve the right dog walking tool. Going for walks is one of our dogs favorite things in the world. No one enjoys being dragged down …Continue Reading »
Dog Training Motivation – Properly motivated dogs live better lives!
All dog training takes motivation! No motivation = No training. When you have plans for living a social lifestyle with your dog, you’ll want to motivate your dog through things he likes. You give your dog things he really likes for good behavior and take away …Continue Reading »
Dog Language: How to Speak Dog
Just like us, your new puppy or dog sometimes feels happy, scared, tense or angry. Your puppy cannot express how he’s feeling to you with words. He’s trying his best to communicate to you, but he doesn’t speak your language. I know how much you want to understand and help …Continue Reading »
#1 Dog training treat used by the pros
My colleagues from The Academy for Dog Trainers introduced us to the Tuna Fudge recipe to use for dog training. It took several mentions of this dog treat recipe before we decided to make it and check it out for ourselves. It turned out super easy to make …Continue Reading »
New Puppy or Rescue Dog
Let’s get you started out on the right paw!
Whether your new family member is a new puppy or rescue dog, early experiences together set the stage. In our excitement of bringing home our furry friend we all make mistakes. These are the 5 most common mistakes we encounter and …Continue Reading »
Walking your dog can be an adventure of joy for you both
You return home after a grueling day at work. You walk into the door to an enthusiastic greeting like only those that live with a dog know. His tail is flailing about like a helicopter on steroids from the simple joy of seeing you. …Continue Reading »
The best dog trainer possesses a formal education
Many people we speak with are not aware that a Dog Trainer needs no formal education or credentials. Dog Training is an unregulated industry. This means that anyone can hang out a shingle and charge for services as a dog trainer. Assuming you don’t want just “anyone” …Continue Reading »
Dog Training myths are littered everywhere
The world of dog training is littered with myth, mystique and machismo. The moment you hit the web or the bookshelf in search of some sound advice, you find the pep talks about poor leadership, dogs determined to dominate and the need for owners to man (or woman) up and …Continue Reading »
Understanding the science of how your dog learns matters…a lot!
When you put your much loved dog in the hands of dog trainers at a day train or ‘dog boot camp’ do you actually know what you’re going to get? At the very least, you expect competence, kindness and care. But in an unregulated industry, dog trainers …Continue Reading »