Category Archives: All Things Dog Blog

The Case of the Whining Greyhound

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC (from all things dog blog): I have a situation I’d like to submit for the Ask a Trainer posts. My dog, Desmond, whines nearly all night long. He’s sleeps in our bedroom, in his own large … Continue reading

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High Rise Potty Training

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC Dear Michael; I just got a little furry baby from the rescue in my area. She is a mix of who knows what, cute and cuddly with curly fur. I live in a high rise apartment … Continue reading

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My Dog Climbs the Fence

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC Dear Trainer: Our dog, Zora, keeps climbing the fence! We live in a rented house so we don’t really have the option of changing or upgrading the fencing. We’ve lived here for over a year and … Continue reading

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Adding Another Dog to your Family

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC Dear Michael: Hello! I’m wanting to get another dog. I already have a German Shepherd who is 3 and he’s my world! But I would love another. The problem is he is very protective of me … Continue reading

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Helping a Fearful Dog

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC (from All Things Dog blog) Dear Michael: My wife and I have a very sweet, intelligent, food-loving, 2 year old female Rough Collie.  She is great on a leash, eager to please, and generally very good in … Continue reading

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Potty Signals

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC  (from All Things Dog Blog) Dear Trainer: Skittles’ quirk is her very quiet way of telling us she needs to go outside. I hear her because she generally sticks to me like glue. When I leave … Continue reading

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Crate Complications

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC To: Ask the dog trainer column My little heinz 57 rescue dog is almost perfect. She is quite well crate trained but has 2 odd quirks. When I got her a new crate that has a … Continue reading

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Helping a Dog Meet Baby

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC Dear Michael: My daughter has a 4 month old baby. Since his birth, my tiny dog has been nothing short of a nightmare around him. He wants to get close and lick him and play with him. … Continue reading

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Safe Departures for Separation Anxiety

(from All Things Dog Blog – Ask the Dog Trainer) Dear Trainer: We adopted our 10 year old Bichon 3 years ago, when his elderly owner became disabled. He settled in with us just fine immediately and became very attached … Continue reading

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On Leadership and Training

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC I was looking at my dog, Stella, this morning and wondering to myself, does she really want me to be her leader? It was obvious by the look on her face that she was definitely interested … Continue reading

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