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Dog Training Tips: Recall Games – Hide and Seek | Dog Behavior & Training

By |December 13th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Safety, Dog Training|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Whitney Spence, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/K6-ppghicLo Next in our series on Recall Games is “Hide & Seek”! This game builds on the everyday recall we have been working on with our dogs, and introduces the “emergency recall”. This is the recall skill that could REALLY save your [...]

Dog Training Tips: Recall Games – Ditch the Dog & Recall into Finish Position | Dog Behavior & Training

By |December 4th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Safety, Dog Training|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Whitney Spence, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/gZT8dcf7wEk We are picking back up on our series of recall games with Ditch the Dog & Recall into Finish Position. Did you know that working on your dog’s recall could save their life? That’s right, playing games with your dog now [...]

Dog Training Tips: Recall Games – Toss the treat & Back and Forth | Dog Behavior & Training

By |October 3rd, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Whitney Spence, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/aADHALaujx4   Did you know that working on your dog’s recall could save their life? Recall is coming when called consistently, and we have a new series of Recall Games we are going to be rolling out over the next few weeks [...]

Dog Training Tips: Pattern Games – Super Bowls! | Dog Behavior & Training

By |September 18th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/CX49vn8VME4 With the summer heat still going, indoor games are essential to keep your dog staying active and stimulated. We have 2 more installments left in our Pattern Games series. Today’s game is called “Super Bowls!” Watch and learn, then try it yourself. For extra credit, [...]

Dog Training Tips: Pattern Games – The Chair Game! | Dog Behavior & Training | DogBoy’s DogVlog

By |August 30th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP Concept by Courtney Emken Happy Friday! We are going to continue our Pattern Games series. Today’s game is called “The Chair Game!” Watch and learn, then try it yourself. For extra credit, let us know in the comments how your dog responded to the game. With this heat, indoor games like [...]

Dog Training Tips: Pattern Games – 1 2 3 TREAT! | Dog Behavior & Training

By |August 14th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Training|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP Concept by Courtney Emken https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIYuXHn4jzg Pattern games are an excellent tool for teaching new behaviors, addressing reactivity, and bonding with your dog. We are going to teach you how to play some of these games and how they can help you and your dog understand each other better. First up [...]

Training Your Puppy (or Adult Dog) for Loose Leash Walking | Dog Behavior & Training

By |July 9th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/dSnXVKXSrto   Loose leash walking is not a natural behavior for dogs. It is a behavior we have to train and positively reinforce and practice with them in low-distraction environments before we can expect them to give it to us out in the real world. Transcript: [...]

Dog Training & Wellness Programs | Dog Behavior & Training | DogBoy’s DogVlog

By |June 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/VDVUGq_AZBU   We offer several services through our Training & Wellness center, this is an overview of some of those programs and how they work. Check it out! Transcript: - Hi, this is Clara, and I'm Jen, and we're gonna tell you [...]

Dog Training Tips: The best method for simple on leash greetings between two dogs | Dog Training

By |June 6th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Whitney Spence, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/KM4j5cw90Fs TRAINING DEMO! This is a simple method for an on leash greeting and introduction between two dogs that are NOT particularly leash reactive. If you are working with reactive dogs or dogs that are less socialized, then you would need to [...]

Dog Trainers Telling Silly Dog Jokes | Dog Behavior & Training

By |May 24th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Training|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/yNMAsz_txM8 We got jokes! Next stop our own Netflix comedy special! 😂🤣😂🤣 Real talk tho—our trainers tell you some silly and fun dog jokes that you can use at work, with friends, or at your next party (or dog park!). Transcript: - [...]