A Comprehensive Guide to Dog Exercise

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * Dogs are natural adventurers who approach a walk around the block with as much enthusiasm as they do a trip to the park. As long as they can feel the sun on their back, and haveContinue reading “A Comprehensive Guide to Dog Exercise”

Comprehensive Guide to Scent Training for Dogs

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * As almost every dog owner is aware, the nose of a dog is an amazing thing. Just as they can pick up sounds we can’t hear, their sense of smell and ability to pick up scentsContinue reading “Comprehensive Guide to Scent Training for Dogs”

How to Train a Dog to Pee on Pad

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * There are many times that having your dog trained to pee on a pad is beneficial. Of course, puppies come to mind, but that’s not the only instance. Dogs don’t always have access to the outdoorsContinue reading “How to Train a Dog to Pee on Pad”

Canicross: Guide To Trail Racing With Your Dog

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * One of the countless benefits of being a dog parent is having a built-in exercise buddy who is always ready and willing to train, explore the outdoors and have fun with you. Of course, walking andContinue reading “Canicross: Guide To Trail Racing With Your Dog”

Leash Training: A Guide to Training Your Dog to Walk on a Leash

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * Taking your dog for a walk can be an incredibly relaxing experience, and a great way to unwind after a stressful day at work or a long day running errands. However, a dog walk can alsoContinue reading “Leash Training: A Guide to Training Your Dog to Walk on a Leash”

Complete Guide To Dog Training Hand Signals

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * Have you ever wondered whether you should teach your dog with verbal cues or with hand signals? Does it make a difference?  While for most pet parents it may just be a personal preference, there areContinue reading “Complete Guide To Dog Training Hand Signals”

How To Crate train An Older Dog – A Comprehensive Guide

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * If you’ve recently adopted an older pup or simply never got around to crate training your dog at a young age, there’s good news. You can teach an old dog new tricks. Crate training is aContinue reading “How To Crate train An Older Dog – A Comprehensive Guide”

How to train a dog not to jump

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * Jumping up is a common behavior for dogs, and it happens for many reasons. Whether they are excited, want attention from people, are seeking information, or are nervous or anxious, dogs aren’t out to behave badly.Continue reading “How to train a dog not to jump”

Reliable Recall Training: Teaching Your Dog to Come

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * Of all the things you can teach your dog, teaching them to come when called, known as a reliable recall, is arguably the most important. The outside world can be unpredictable despite your best efforts. ThisContinue reading “Reliable Recall Training: Teaching Your Dog to Come”

How To Socialize A Dog – A Comprehensive Guide

* All Sniffspot articles are reviewed by certified trainers for quality, please see bottom of article for details * Right up there with good nutrition and regular visits to the vet, teaching our dogs proper socialization is one of the most important responsibilities we have as pet parents (and one of the most important aspectsContinue reading “How To Socialize A Dog – A Comprehensive Guide”