5 Polite Behaviors Your Dog Should Know Before Traveling

5 Polite Behaviors Your Dog Should Know Before Traveling

When outdoor temperatures start dropping, you know the holiday season is quickly approaching. Bringing furry family members along for holiday family visits has increased dramatically, so it’s time to make sure your dog learns important polite behaviors before heading out to Grandma’s house for Thanksgiving. Start teaching your dog polite behaviors months in advance, so your dog can show off her polite manners to family members when they see her. 1. Crate Training All traveling dogs should learn how to quietly settle in their crate in different situations. When traveling by car, dogs should travel in crates for safety. Also, … Continue reading

Teach Your Dog to LOVE Getting in the Car!

Teach Your Dog to LOVE Getting in the Car!

Every dog should learn certain life skills, and enjoying getting into and out of a car is an important one. While it’s not necessary for smaller dogs to learn this skill, because they’re easily portable, it’s vital for medium and large-sized dogs. With that said, sometimes it’s not an easy behavior to teach dogs, especially if they’ve had negative car riding experiences before. Plus, it’s scary jumping into a high SUV, especially if a dog or puppy has fallen while jumping up in the past. The key to getting your dog in the car is to make the act of … Continue reading