Training tips

Here are some training tips from Bark Busters, the dog training experts. If you're having real problems with your dog, give us a call.

  • Learn more about Dogs and Food Aggression

    Learn more about Dogs and Food Aggression

    Food aggression is fairly common among dogs, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a serious problem. You may be tempted to think that it’s just one way for your dog to try and assert its dominance, but that’s not always the case.

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  • Prevent Parasites on Your Dog

    Prevent Parasites on Your Dog

    Do you know what’s bugging your pet? Parasites can be more than just an annoyance for your pet--some parasites can cause serious damage to your dog’s health. Here’s what you need to know to prevent parasites on your dog.

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  • Tips for Gardening with Dogs

    Tips for Gardening with Dogs

    Who doesn’t love to get outside in the springtime and play in the dirt? Your dog probably does, so if you want to plant a garden this spring, you’ll need to plan carefully in order to keep your pet safe and out of trouble. Here are some tips for gardening with dogs so you’ll both enjoy the benefits of gardening.

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  • How to Choose the Right Crate for your Dog

    How to Choose the Right Crate for your Dog

    Crates provide more than just a place for your pet to stay when you’re working on dog training or if you’re travelling. The right crate provides security, comfort, and a place that your dog can truly call his own. Here’s how to choose the right crate for your dog so he can enjoy his own space happily.

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  • Challenge Your Dog With These Scent Games for Pups

    Challenge Your Dog With These Scent Games for Pups

    Dog noses are amazing. Your pet can smell things that you can only imagine, and with over 300 million smell receptors in his nose, it’s easy to see why a dog’s sense of smell is so important. If you want to engage in some educational play with your pooch, why not try one of these fun scent games with your dog?

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  • Fun Ways to Show Your Pup Some Love This Month

    Fun Ways to Show Your Pup Some Love This Month

    Looking for some fun, new ways to show your pup some love? Here are some great ways you can show your dog some puppy love.

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  • Tips for Taking Your Dog to Work

    Tips for Taking Your Dog to Work

    Dogs can be a real asset in the workplace. They are great stress-relievers and help make the workplace less dull. More companies are offering to let employees bring their dogs in, whether it’s for a day, a week, or even every day. Here are some tips that will make everything easier for both of you.

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  • How to Keep Your Dog Entertained During the Indoor Months

    How to Keep Your Dog Entertained During the Indoor Months

    Winter usually means bad weather, lots of indoor time, and grumpy pets. If your dog is facing a case of the winter blues because you can’t get outside, use these activities to brighten up his day. Here’s how to keep your dog entertained when you can’t get outdoors.

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  • Don't Let Your Dogs Get the Winter Blues with these Tips

    Don't Let Your Dogs Get the Winter Blues with these Tips

    Humans aren’t the only ones to suffer from the ‘winter blues,’ dogs can become pretty miserable during the winter months, too. Cold weather can make your pooch miserable, so be sure to pay close attention to how they’re being affected by the colder weather and take precautions to keep them safe.

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  • How to Know If Your Pup Needs Winter Gear

    How to Know If Your Pup Needs Winter Gear

    You’ve likely seen a wide variety of winter clothing options available at your local pet store, and although many of these are undeniably adorable, are they really necessary? In some cases, yes, they are a great benefit to your pet. Here’s how you can tell if your pup needs any winter gear.

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