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The Benefits of Private Dog Training

The Benefits of Private Dog Training

When was the last time you tried to learn a new skill, something that was totally unfamiliar to you? When was the last time you tried to change a behavior or get rid of a bad habit? Was it easy or hard?

If you’re like most of us, you just have to think back on the last New Year’s resolution you made to find your answer!

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Learning new skills and changing behaviors can be a challenge for all of us, dogs included. Just like humans, dogs have different learning styles and personalities to consider.

Fortunately, when it comes to dog training, you’ve got several options. One of the best options is private training. Here are 7 reasons why it might be the best option for your dog.

Learning Canine First Aid is Important…For Both of You

Learning Canine First Aid is Important…For Both of You

We see you. We know you.

That furry creature isn’t just your dog. That’s your baby, your companion, your confidante, your friend, your ride-or-die.

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Your dog is a member of your family!

We know you treat your dogs like it too, by feeding them quality food, taking care of their medical needs, and providing toys and a comfy bed to sleep in.

We’d like to encourage you to take your excellent care one step further, because we’d never want you to experience the heartache of not being prepared should your friend need first aid.

Canine Enrichment, AKA “Un-Boring” Your Dog

Canine Enrichment, AKA “Un-Boring” Your Dog

Recently I flew across the country. It was scheduled to be a 5 ½ hour flight, but we sat on the tarmac while a problem was fixed. A half hour later, we departed. Six hours on a plane is not easy, especially in the middle seat with only my phone and jockeying for armrest dominance for entertainment.

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As I was contemplating my situation, it occurred to me that my unpleasant experience wasn’t all that different from what many dogs experience on a daily basis (forgive me, I’m a dog trainer, so dogs are on my brain a lot). (READ MORE!)

Getting a Puppy, 101

Getting a Puppy, 101

If there’s one thing that can bring delight, fun, focus, family togetherness, and a feeling of purpose, it’s bringing a puppy into the family.

People sought out puppies to adopt during the height of the pandemic as a way to make it through quarantine and shut downs with a little spark in their lives. And many more get puppies as holiday gifts for the kids. And it CAN be wonderful!

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But for many, once reality sets in, many families realize they weren’t truly prepared and turn those pups in to shelters.

One of our missions at Sit n’ Stay is to help families cope with all the good…and the challenging aspects of owning a puppy.