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 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 [...]

Get to know DogBoy’s Ambassador of Dog Behavior: Clara Scott, CPDT-KA | Dog Behavior & Training

By |May 17th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/cKQM2_0hZEM   We wanted you to be able to get to know our trainer and DogBoy’s Ambassador of Behavior, Clara Scott, CPDT-KA. She will be taking on the new position of Ambassador of Behavior to facilitate some positive changes in the workplace, [...]

Dog Training Tips: Use this 4-step training warm up with your dog before any activity | Dog Training

By |May 8th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Safety, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/WkTDUqQ3lUA DOG TRAINING DEMOS!! This is a short four-part warm up that you can do before loose leash walking, stimulating activities, any training session, and anything at all where you’ll need your dog’s focus and attention. It should only take about five minutes once you have [...]

Inspiring Dog Training Stories (aka Dog Trainer Storytime!) | Dog Behavior & Training

By |April 26th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/YQSaj0IO5Hk We have so many stories from all of our wonderful clients and experiences training dogs over the years, we wanted to start sharing some of our most inspiring stories with all of you! Transcript: - Hi, I'm Jen, and I'm the [...]

Indoor Games to Play With Your Dog | Dog Behavior & Training

By |April 11th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Fun, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/z_NJhCWzS2w   Sometimes you just want to play some fun indoor games with your dog, am I right?? Whether the weather is terrible, it’s been a long day, or you just REALLY need a fun hang session with your pup indoors—these games [...]

Target Training For Your Dogs (& Other Animals!)

By |March 4th, 2019|Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/avgkItY8kVs Targeting is asking an animal to go to a certain location, touch a certain part of their body to a target, or it could be a combination of these things. We use targeting is use for all sorts of tasks with dogs [...]

Bugs that are BAD for your Dogs | Dog Health & Wellness

By |February 21st, 2019|dog health, Dog Safety, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Courtney Emken & Bart Emken, CPDT-KA Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/w5rTi3d865Q There are several bugs that are bad news for your dog’s health! Many bugs can cause digestive issues, heart issues, heart worms, premature death, and many other health issues. We go over our top 5 that you should stay aware of, and [...]

How To Make Your Dog Into A Doggy Genius | Dog Health & Wellness

By |February 13th, 2019|Dog Safety, Dog Training, Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/ZdqcmUKJiIQ   There are several easy ways to turn your dog into a doggy genius. By utilizing your dog’s natural intelligence, enhancing their diet and nutrition, and incorporating certain training and enrichment exercises you can make you dog a smarter and more creative thinker [...]

Total Dog Wellness 101: Keeping Your Dog Healthy | Dog Health & Wellness

By |February 4th, 2019|Dog Wellness|

Featuring Jen Larson, KPA-CTP & Clara Scott Concept by Courtney Emken https://youtu.be/tjwKIeI0sN8 There are several factors that influence a dog's total wellness, which includes their health, their exercise level, socialization, mental and sensory stimulation, and more. We explain some important factors to consider to make sure you are maintaining your dog’s overall health and steps [...]