Posts Tagged ‘new dog’

Puppy Nipping: A Plan to Stop It March 6, 2014 Comments Off

Puppy nipping is one of the most frustrating behaviors that new owners report. It hurts! But you’ll see a big reduction in puppy nipping in a short period just by getting some human cooperation. Let’s start by examining why your puppy is putting his mouth on things. I don’t like to spend a ton of […]

Myth Busting: Puppy Socialization & Training November 3, 2011 Comments Off

Outdated information about training puppies is absolutely rampant, and as a professional dog trainer, few things are more frustrating to me than hearing bad advice about puppies. It is so critical that puppies get as much training and, more importantly, socialization as possible — and it needs to start as soon as your puppy comes […]

New Group Dog Training Classes in Holbrook, MA July 27, 2011 Comments Off

I am very pleased to announce that starting in September, Spring Forth Dog Services will be teaching group dog obedience classes at A Dog’s Day Away in Holbrook, MA!   A Dog’s Day Away is a doggy daycare just for little dogs. It is a brand new facility that was built from the ground-up with our canine […]

Choosing Your New Best Friend: What to Consider When Looking For a Dog May 25, 2011 Comments Off

There are so many choices when it comes to adding a new dog to your household. There are hundreds of breeds to choose from, not to mention the thousands of wonderful dogs in shelters across the country. It can be a little overwhelming, particularly if you have never had a dog before, or haven’t had […]

Top Tips for Housebreaking May 20, 2011 2 Comments

My business, Spring Forth Dog Services, works with a lot of dogs that are relieving themselves in the house. Housebreaking seems to be one of those things that either goes smoothly or is really troublesome. A lot of it depends on how your dog was raised, both before and after you acquired him. Puppies raised […]