Your host, Debbie, is a positive trainer with a passion for dogs, their behavior and helping you create a well behaved dog. This is a dog training and behavior podcast that with help you and your new puppy build good healthy habits right from the start. It will also help you understand your dog’s behavior and build a strong, fulfilling, and fun relationship for years to come.
YNP #068: The Power of Practice
10:11"Practice makes perfect." We all know that one. Well, it's just as true for our dogs. When we teach our dogs how to sit we know to start at step one and work them up to a reliable sit in any situation. When we want to change a behavior (like barking, digging, leash walking, or counter surfing) […] The post YNP #068: The Power of Practice appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP #067: How to Stop a Dog From Barking (Part 2)
19:20In part one we talked about demand barking. Here in part two I go into detail about alert barking. Alert barking is when your dog is barking at something. A dog out the window, a noise like a doorbell, your neighbor, etc. This type of barking usually starts in as your puppy gets older. Once […] The post YNP #067: How to Stop a Dog From Barking (Part 2) appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP #066: How to Stop a Dog From Barking (Part 1)
14:40Barking comes in many different forms. This makes how to stop a dog from barking more complicated than we think. We can't just ask "how do I stop my dog from barking?" and get an answer because why they are barking plays a significant role in how we stop them. Are they barking in the […] The post YNP #066: How to Stop a Dog From Barking (Part 1) appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP #065: How to Take Better Photos of Your Dog (Part 2)
24:48Allison is back with some more great tips on how to take better photos of your dog! Who doesn't want that perfect Instagramable, frameable, background photo of our dog. But even with the 200 photos we have on our phones sometimes it eludes us! Back in episode 52 Allison Shamrell of Allison Shamrell Pet Photography told us […] The post YNP #065: How to Take Better Photos of Your Dog (Part 2) appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP #064: The Downside of a Fenced-in Yard (Part 2)
16:30I'm back to burst some bubbles (POP!). Don't get me wrong, I LOVE my fenced-in yard just like most dog owners. But just like with most things that make our lives easier there's a downside. I'm here to help you minimize them! My goal is to make sure that you and your dog can use your […] The post YNP #064: The Downside of a Fenced-in Yard (Part 2) appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP #063: My 7 Guidelines for Socializing Your Dog
18:57Socializing your dog, especially when they are young, is SUPER DUPER important. If you have listened to me at all then this is not news to you. You know that you have to expose your dog to many different people, places, environments, sounds, textures, and dogs. This is what creates a confident, well-adjusted dog that you […] The post YNP #063: My 7 Guidelines for Socializing Your Dog appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP #062: How I Taught My Dog a New Trick
20:08How many times have you gone to Youtube to find a new dog trick and it's a three-minute video with a dog that already knows the trick? Or you teach your dog a new trick in class to go home and they act like they never heard of it before. Truth is, training doesn't happen in […] The post YNP #062: How I Taught My Dog a New Trick appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP #061: A Typical Puppy Schedule
13:04Your puppy's schedule will vary depending on many factors. Including age, exercise needs, and your schedule. When I'm asked about what a typical day looks like I know that I'm actually being asked things like:"How many times should I take my puppy out?""How much exercise should my puppy get?""How much time is too much time in […] The post YNP #061: A Typical Puppy Schedule appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP #060: Kids and Puppies
18:09When we imagine kids and puppies we think that they go together like peanut butter and jelly (or my preference - chocolate). The reality isn't so sweet. Your puppy and your kids LOVE each other. But sometimes it's that same love and excitement that causes scratches, tears, and a disheartening relationship. When we have kids and […] The post YNP #060: Kids and Puppies appeared first on Playtime Paws.
YNP 2020 Sign Off: A Look Back and Look Forward
7:58Debbie here! I just wanted to jump into your podcast feed one more time this year. First I want to thank you, my listeners once again for being a bright spot in an otherwise stressful year. I also thought it would be fun to take a look back at this year's most popular episodes and also […] The post YNP 2020 Sign Off: A Look Back and Look Forward appeared first on Playtime Paws.