Multi-Task Learning --Who Knew!
Today we're working on a few things 1) Quiet time with a chewy next to our neighbor. This can be really hard for our young pups. There is so much life to explore and we do want that. We also want to teach our pups the importance of being calm -- life isn't always go-go-go. For some dogs this actually takes practice. One of the ways we work on it here is by using chewy things. These can be things that are stuffed and refrigerated or chewable toys with a yummy spread on them. T
I'm in My Den Mommy!
Let's talk about Crates. Families use crates for many different reasons from traveling, to post surgery care, to the quick run to the store. Dog's have a natural instinct to go to their "DEN" or their safe place. You would think because both sides seem to have a positive intention towards the crate therefore crate training should be a breeze. This is not always the case. Sometimes this can be very frustrating. BUT..... It doesn't have to be. Crate training takes time. That's