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Are Sick of Potty Accidents in the House? – Puppy Training – Garrettsville

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Puppy Training – Garrettsville and Surrounding Areas Are you sick of your puppy constantly pottying in the house? We understand, and we want to help you. When you get a puppy many puppies do not understand to go potty outside so they automatically go whenever and wherever they want. This is a problem. Tracie came to us with her Shih tzu that pottied so much in her basement that it smelled like urine. Like most owners she wanted this behavior to stop. Here are some things you can do to stop accidents in the house. The steps are a mixture of management and puppy training. Garrettsville owner, Tracie, is much happier now. 1.) Put your puppy on a feeding schedule. Do not free feed your puppy. […]


Do You Stress When Your Dog Barks at the Door? – Twinsburg – Dog Training

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Twinsburg – Dog Training Do you want to cover your ears because your dog barks every time someone rings the doorbell or knocks? We completely get it. You are also not alone. Laney, a black lab is a client of ours. She lives in Twinsburg. Dog training in her home is helping her be more peaceful and quiet with house guests. This last week we worked on helping her become more quiet when someone knocks or rings the bell. Counter conditioning works well for this. Give your dog a treat immediately after the door knock or bell. The correlation needs to be consistent and reliable. Meaning that every time there is a door knock or ring that your dog gets a treat. If your dog […]


A Must Know Secret for Puppy Owners – Puppy Training – Garrettsville

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Puppy Training – Garrettsville and Surrounding Areas Many people are not aware of this important secret. It will change you and your puppy’s entire life. Without knowing this secret you could have added stress in your life than you actually want or need. So what is this secret? Puppies have a socialization window that closes between 3 to 4 months of age. This means that if you puppy isn’t introduced to multiple situations, people and dogs during this time period, your puppy many develop fears or aggression problems. The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior agrees. Of course your puppy can be change through puppy training. Garrettsville owners need to realize it is not a lost cause. However, prevent is much easier. When you get […]


9 Tips to Stop Your Puppy From Chewing – Puppy Training – Garrettsville

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Puppy Training – Garrettsville Are you struggling with a new puppy that is driving you crazy with his chewing behavior? We understand and we can help! Here are some tips that will create more peace of mind in your home with your puppy. 1.) Proof your home. Place objects of value that you don’t want your puppy to chew on up high or behind closed doors. Your puppy doesn’t know yet what is a toy and what is not. This will help prevent your puppy from learning to chew on items that have value to you like your cell phone, TV remote, iPad, etc. 2.) Spray items that you cannot move with bitter apple or bitter orange. This makes items taste bad and will steer […]


Help My Puppy Jumps, Chews and Bites, and I Am So Frustrated! – Puppy Training – Garrettsville

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Puppy Training – Garrettsville, Ohio and Surrounding Areas Are you struggling with a new puppy that jumps, bites and chews? I am imagining that you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed or frustrated. You are not alone and we can help. Currently, we are training a cute Labradoodle puppy named Frankie. Frankie lives in Garrettsville, Ohio. Puppy training is our main focus. His mom decided to work with us for multiple sessions. When I arrived, the cute puppy wanted to chew on shoe laces, his cloth crate, clothes, and the carpet. He also wanted to jump on me every time I arrived. Even still he would play bite at times and with his sharp teeth it hurt. The owners were stressed by all of the above issues. […]


8 Tips to Get Your Puppy to Listen to Your Kids – Kent – Puppy Training

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Kent – Puppy Training Are you struggling with your new puppy and your children? Does your puppy not listen to your children? We understand and we can help. We have helped tons of families to get their puppies to listen through puppy training. Kent is an area we serve so you don’t have to deal with this alone. Let’s create peace of mind now. 1.) Teach your children to only give your puppy treats when he is performing good behavior such as sitting and not jumping on them. 2.) When the puppy jumps on your children teach your children to turn their back to your puppy. 3.) Do not leave your puppy alone with your children unless they are older than 8 years. A younger […]


Avoid this Big Mistake When Training a Reliable Come Command – Hiram – Puppy Training

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Hiram – Puppy Training and Surrounding Areas When I was a child, I made the biggest mistake with my first dog, Heather, a Shetland Sheepdog, when training “come.” I want you to learn from my mistakes so that you don’t make the same ones. I want you to have to a dog that “comes” every time you call him or close to that. I received my first dog when I was about 8 years, and Heather was just a puppy. I think she was about 2 months. I was a child, so I had normal child controlling behavior. When I wanted my puppy to do something, I wanted her to do it now. Unfortunately, as adults we still retain this quality. However, it doesn’t work very well […]


Are You Stressed Because Your Dog Hates His Crate? – Ravenna – Dog Training

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Four Legged Scholars – Ravenna – Dog Training and Surrounding Areas Does your dog refuse to go into his crate? Or if you can get your dog into his crate, does your dog attempt to get out? We understand your stress. You are not alone and Four Legged Scholars (Ravenna) Dog Training can help you. If you just acquired a new family member it is good to begin teaching your dog to like his crate right away. This will ensure obedience. Ravenna has a few places where you can purchase a crate. I personally like the Tracker Supply Company because it has good rates. If you have had your dog for a while, and he still hates his crate, don’t worry this article will teach you techniques that will help […]


Does Your Dog Act Crazy Around Other Dogs? – Dog Training – Kent

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Training – Kent and Surrounding Areas Are you at your wits end because your dog acts crazy around other dogs? Do you feel completely stressed out when you walk your dog, or do you avoid walking your dog because he looses it when he sees another dog? Unfortunately, this is a common problem for many dog owners. Fortunately, this means you are not alone and there is much scientific evidence that we can change this behavior. Four Legged Scholars LLC Dog Training (Kent) has much experience helping these owners create peace of mind on their walks. “Thank you, Johanna! My mom, Amber, and I are so happy to have taken your puppy obedience class. I used to have really bad leash aggression and lunged […]


9 Dog Training Myths – Hiram – Dog Training

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Hiram Dog Training and Surrounding Areas There are certain things that you think you need to do to get your dog to listen. Many of them are not true. You can get your to listen to you by having fun and being positive. Our Hiram dog training clients have learned this. Here are some top myths: 1.) A loud and firm voice is needed to get your dog to listen. Guess what? Your dog can learn to listen to you even when you use a happy voice. Consequences is how your dog learns obedience. If you dog gets something wonderful like a treat when he listens to do he will learn to listen to your “happy” voice command. I have found so many more of my […]


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