Dog Training News: What’s New in our Training Department

By | December 11th, 2014|Board and Train, Dog Training, Training|

Our trainers at DogBoy’s have been working incredibly hard over the last 6 months to revamp our programs. Since the end of June, we have developed a new focus on the importance of private training sessions. We believe that private dog training is one of the best ways that clients can receive individualized coaching to [...]

Can Your Dog Do This? Trick Training 101

By | September 3rd, 2014|Dog Training, DogBoy's Staff, Training|

“My dog doesn’t listen.” “He chews up the rug because he’s mad at me.” “My dog is just so stubborn!” As a trainer, I hear comments like this frequently, and I have a different perspective on such issues. Your dog is not obstinate, vengeful or stubborn…your dog is bored. Behaviors like barking, digging, chewing on [...]

Recall Basics – How Do I Get My Dog to Come When Called?

By | August 11th, 2014|Dog Safety, Dog Training, Training|

Coming when called (aka Recall) is an essential skill that all domestic dogs should possess. It can be extremely useful in day to day situations where redirecting a pooch out of the way of household foot traffic is required. Moreover, an effective recall can be lifesaving in outdoor situations where a distraction may draw a [...]

Group Training at DogBoy’s: Not Your Typical Obedience Class

By | July 2nd, 2014|Dog Training, Training|

Are you interested in some new training classes for you and your dog? Do you want a change from all the obedience work but still want to build nice, polite skills in your dog? Well, we have two classes starting soon that would be a great option for you! The first class we have is [...]

Safe Dog Play: Set Your Dog Up for Success

By | October 29th, 2013|Boarding, Daycare, Dog Park, Training|

Dogs are Social...Dogs are very social beings, not only with us but with other dogs as well. It’s important for our dogs to spend time with other dogs. By interacting with others, dogs get exercise, the ability to socialize, mental stimulation, and play can be just plain old fun.  Dog parks allow us the opportunity to have our dogs off-leash, get exercise and [...]

DogBoy’s Upcoming Classes: Dog Training Austin, TX

By | September 21st, 2013|Dog Training, Training|

School is back in session for students and our dog training classes are also gearing back up! Summer is over and as you begin to re-establish your routine, this makes it the perfect time to sign-up for one of the many classes we offer here at DogBoy’s. From basic obedience classes to the more advanced, [...]

How to Become a Customer at DogBoy’s

By | June 6th, 2013|Articles & Info, Boarding, Daycare, Training|

Some pups just can't wait to get to the Ranch!  Follow these easy steps to becoming a customer at the best boarding, daycare and training facility in the Austin area: Take a tour! Come visit us any Saturday at noon (weather permitting) for a comprehensive tour of our kennels, playgroups, training center and more! Saturdays [...]

DogBoys Go Local Changes Start in April

By | March 28th, 2013|DogBoys, Training|

DogBoy's is a proud member of Go Local Austin, a great loyalty card, where you can get discounts at participating local businesses all over Austin.  In fact, Go Local cards work even at other cities where Go Local does business. DogBoy's participation discounts will be changing come April 1st (no foolin'), so we wanted to [...]