When you’ve considered the implications of bringing home a second dog – and decided that you still think it’s a good idea – what is the best way to introduce your new dog to your home? How do you best ensure that your current dog will welcome the newbie with open…er,...
In my review of Grandma Bowser’s biscuits a month or so ago, I mentioned that I had a secret weapon when it comes to doggie treats. I call it my “secret weapon” because at this point most people don’t recognize what I’m giving their dog when I first use it (that’s...
I’ve been pushing and playing tug with my 1 year old Lab (Aengus) each morning for the past month or so and the results have been tremendous. Before I started using NDT techniques, Aengus would give all of his energy to other dogs but not much to me or my wife.
Now, he leaps at me when we are pushing and tugging. I’ve also taught him to speak in the last couple of weeks and this really gets his energy up during our exercises. His recall over the past month has progressed to the point where I can immediately call him away from playing with other dogs. We also regularly play hide and seek with him and he comes charging after the hidden person.
My relationship with Aengus is so much more satisfying now and I look forward to making the bond even stronger. Thanks!
— Don, New York