We are happy to announce that we now have a training facility in Gastonia, NC. Our group classes will be held at this location as well as private lessons, day training and opportunities to rent out the facility for organized play groups, etc. (We will still offer in home lessons as well). We installed […]
FREE Canine Good Citizen testing will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 4pm – 7pm. The test will be held at our training facility – 4465 Posterity Court, Suite 100, Gastonia, NC 28056. Please call or email to reserve your spot or for more information – 803-210-9380 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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I recently came across the poem below and wanted to share. I too have had people tell me “it’s just a dog”. That phrase used to upset me, but from now on I’m just going to smile.
From time to time people tell me, “Lighten up. It’s just a dog.” or “That’s a lot of […]
A dog with separation anxiety will show distress and behavior problems when left alone. The most common behaviors include:
Digging and scratching at doors or windows
Howling, barking and whining
Urination and defecation
How do you know if your dog has separation anxiety? If most or all of these statements are true, your dog may have separation […]
So, You Want A German Shepherd?
German Shepherds are a wonderful breed. They are smart, great athletes and loyal companions. They make a great pet for an owner and families who are aware of their needs and strengths. However, for those who may not be as familiar with the breed they can be too smart […]
Perfect Pet Dog Training, LLC is now offering dog walking and pet sitting services!
Do you feel guilty leaving your pet home alone while you’re working 10-12 hour days at the office?
Just got a puppy and have to go back to work, can’t keep running home at lunch?
Travel often and not sure who to rely […]
As a professional trainer I am reminded every day of how important it is for people to start training their dog the day they bring the dog home. If we don’t train our dogs they do not know right from wrong, and often hear the word “no” over and over again but are never […]
Counter surfing can be an annoying and frustrating habit for your dog to develop. It can also be dangerous for your dog if they get into something that can be poisonous, or knock a sharp or hot object off of your counter or stove. However, we have to keep in mind that dogs are […]
Training pet dog behavior is for two general purposes—“do” and “don’t”: First is training basic manners, or “do”—to perform desired behaviors on cue such as “sit,” “down,” “come,” “stay,” and walk politely on leash. The other purpose of pet dog training is “don’t do”—don’t jump, pull on leash, run away, take candy from the […]
The “watch me” command is a basic command that can be used to get your dog’s attention in different situations. I often use the “watch me” command for dogs that bark, lunge and become overly excited on the leash when they see other dogs. If your dog is looking at you, they are not […]