Tag Archives: problem behavior in dogs

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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Something to Chew On

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC Dogs chew.  It’s not just a puppy thing either.  Dogs actually chew throughout their lifetime.  It helps pass the time, keep their teeth clean and diffuse stress.  More than that, it appears to be fun and … Continue reading

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Sit Happens – No Problem

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC Good dog trainers know we don’t teach dogs to do anything they don’t already know how to do.  That may sound like nonsense, but it’s true.  Your dog already knows how to walk beside you, and … 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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Taking the Pull out of Walks

It’s one of the most natural things in the world for us human beings, walking side by side.  Unfortunately it’s not at all natural for our dogs.  Rarely do they walk that way on their own.  When they do, it’s … Continue reading

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Barking

HOUSTON – Most people, whether or not they are pet owners, have experienced the barking dog, but how can a dog be trained to not bark incessantly? Michael Baugh, director of training and behavior at Rover Oaks Pet Resort, explains … Continue reading

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