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Finding Substitute Behaviors for Your Dog's Bad Habits: How to Deal With Excitement and Distractions - Part 2

Today we conclude a two-part blog post on getting away from using the word "no," and learning how to redirect and modify your dog's unwanted or disruptive behaviors.
In our last blog post, we talked about the importance of not overusing the word "no," and instead being more constructive in reshaping and modifying your dog's problematic beh… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/finding-substitute-behaviors-your-dogs-bad-habits-how-deal-excitement-and-distractions-part-2/

Finding Substitute Behaviors for Your Dog's Bad Habits: How to Deal With Excitement and Distractions - Part 1

People love using the word "no." But if you want to have success in training your dog, you need to expand your vocabulary, and think about how your dog thinks and feels.
People love the word “no.” It’s one of the first words that we pick up in infancy, which says a lot about how human beings react to unwanted behavior. When we see someone doin… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/finding-substitute-behaviors-your-dogs-bad-habits-how-deal-excitement-and-distractions-part-1/

Signs of Fear in Your Dog You May Be Missing

It's easy to overlook things that might be scaring your dog. Here is a list of a few things that you might be missing.
If you were to ask people on the street how dogs “talk,” most of them would likely tell you that dogs use barking and other auditory signals to talk. While this is true to a small… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/signs-fear-your-dog-you-may-be-missing/

Things That Might Be Scaring Your Dog Without You Realizing It

You know your dog is afraid of lightning and fireworks. But what else might he be worried by that you're overlooking?
There are a lot of “normal” dog phobias that everybody knows about, such as thunder, fireworks, vacuum cleaners, the vet, strangers, etc. The causes of these fears are usually rel… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/things-might-be-scaring-your-dog-without-you-realizing-it/

Get Puppy S.M.A.R.T.: Activity

Activity - Every puppy owner wants to know what activities they can do with puppy to burn off some of that puppy energy. The key is to play in a way that doesn’t encourage behaviors that, although normal for dog play, are unsafe for play with humans, like…
Practice Proper Play Every puppy owner wants to know what activities they can do with puppy to burn off some of that puppy energy. The key is to play in a way that doesn’t enco… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/get-puppy-smart-activity/

Doggy Daycare: 4 things to think about when choosing a daycare for your dog

Making an educated decision about the doggy daycare you choose for your dog – or if daycare is even a good option for your dog – doesn’t have to be a mystery. Here are some tips on choosing the best daycare for you and your pooch!
For a lot of us, selecting a daycare for our dog is more nerve-wracking than selecting a preschool for our kids. Certainly more mysterious. At least we can relate to the preschool… https://www.localbark.com/bark-all-about-it/doggy-daycare-4-things-think-about-when-choosing-daycare-your-dog/

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