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  1. Solid recall lacking

    Dog Training Forum
    My 2 1/2 year old usually comes to me very well. But tonight he took off, and was walking down the street, vigorously sniffing the ground, always staying 10 steps ahead of me. He usually always responds to my whistling or "here" command. Tonight there was zero response. I'm frustrated and want...
  2. Advice in training new puppy!!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi everyone. We just got a new puppy, Piper. She is 7 weeks old and is a valley bulldog (for those not familiar with the breed it originated by crossing a boxer with an English bulldog, so they are kind of a hybrid of the two.) While our first dog, Rosie was submissive and eager to please...
  3. Hello Everyone!

    Attention All New Members
    Hi Everyone, I'm pleased to be here, and hoping to find a lot of answers from experienced pet owners and trainers that I was unable to just 'google' on my own. I am currently living in Nova Scotia and I work at our local pet store. I am the proud owner of two dogs, a 2.5 year old valley...
  4. Achoo! Meeko gets me a tissue when I sneeze~

    Dog Pictures Forum
    We've been working on it for a while. We were stuck on him handing the tissue to me instead of dropping it right after he pulled it out of the box. I am happy to say he hands it to me now in shorter distances. Yay Meeko!
  5. Experts Help! New Puppy Plan! (LONG post)

    Dog Training Forum
    Some background on me: I work full time and I want to get another dog - we lost our dog a few months ago :( I am not new to dogs at all - this is the longest time I have gone without a dog. Here is the difference though; I now work full time, and instead of this dog being a family dog it will...
  6. My dog can do a backstall!

    Dog Training Forum
    Thought I would share my video with you guys/gals!
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