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The Hurricane Dog Training Challenge

Michael Baugh CDBC CPDT-KSA Hurricane season ends November 30th, and not a moment too soon. This season was particularly brutal, with three major hurricanes hitting U.S. shores in less than a month. The most impactful for us in Houston, of … Continue reading

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My Foster Buddy

Michael Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC The funny thing is, life never seems to turn out exactly as planned.  For example, I didn’t really plan on fostering a dog.  Tim and I haven’t had much success with it in the past, and … Continue reading

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The Truth About Humping

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA CDBC Lots of dogs hump.  For people who live with those dogs, it can be embarrassing and upsetting.  We humans aren’t comfortable talking about things related to sex, especially when our beloved dogs are being indiscreet in … Continue reading

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Good Days and Tad Days

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC Seriously, most of my days are good days.  My best days are Tad days. It takes me a little more than an hour to get to the clinic where Tiffany and Tad work. On the way … Continue reading

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Freedom to Learn

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC Give this a try when you’re training your dog.  Leave room for him to make mistakes.  Experimenting with failing can actually help your dog learn.  It also leads to more creative thinking. The classic example is the … Continue reading

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Fearful Dogs

MICHAEL BAUGH, CPDT-KA, CDBC HOUSTON – Fear in dogs is rather common, just as it is in humans. In fact, in both species it’s normal. Fear has an evolutionary function. In the proper context it protects the gene pool. Remember … Continue reading

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Training Choices for Your Dog

MICHAEL BAUGH, CPDT-KA, CDBC HOUSTON – We are so fortunate in Houston to have so many great choices when it comes to training for our dogs . The question is: which choice is right for you and your dog? ( … Continue reading

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Tips to Start Your Dog’s Training

Houston – January is “National Train Your Dog Month.”  Michael Baugh, director of training and behavior at Rover Oaks Pet Resort Joins us now to talk about how you can get started with your dog’s training. ( See Video )

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Is a Puppy a Good Holiday Gift

Michael Baugh, CPDT KA HOUSTON – Dogs are amazing gifts, and anyone who loves a dog will tell you they remain a gift throughout their lives.  So, yes a puppy can be a great holiday gift for some people. That … Continue reading

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Teaching Dogs Holiday Manners

HOUSTON – The holiday season can be full of fun and excitement for people and their pets. From Halloween trick-or-treating visitors and presents under the tree to New Years Eve fireworks, it can also be a time full of behavioral … Continue reading

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