Keep it simple.

Don’t fall into the trap of over-analyzing every little behavior your dog does. While dogs can be complex, the solution for helping them through their issues is usually simple. Dogs just want clarity in their lives and to get through the day without much conflict, that’s what we help with. We don’t need to focus […]

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Dogs Don’t Follow Uncertain People

If you read online about how to train your dog, you will find hundreds of variations of methods and techniques. If you try to apply some of these techniques while dealing with your dog’s out of control behaviors, you might get frustrated because you don’t see results. So you try something else with similar success […]

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Be Willing to Change

Sometimes life can be crazy and busy, and we just want our dog’s problem behaviors gone so they aren’t getting in the way. But think about how difficult it can be for us to change our ways and create new habits. It definitely gives us perspective when we’re teaching a dog new habits and behaviors. […]

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State of Mind vs. Commands

A good amount of my clients’ dogs know some commands before even meeting me. The dog may know sit, down, or come… That is, until something exciting happens or they choose not to. The doorbell rings, they see a dog on a walk, they are at a new place – whatever it is, the dog […]

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Dog training programs Plain City, OH

Dog Pack Walk

Dog’s Best Friend now offers FREE group Pack Walks for owners and their dogs. These walks will be held every other Saturday and are open to the public. Check out our Facebook event page for more information! Hope to see you there!

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Winter Paw Protection

Winter is harsh and can harm our dog’s paws. Whether it’s from the elements (ice, snow, dry air) or toxic chemicals (various ice-meleting salts), paws can dry, crack, get frostbite, and be harmed from chemical burns. Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep your pup’s paws protected in this frigid winter weather. Balms: […]

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Happy 2015!

2014 was an exciting year for Dog’s Best Friend – we became CPR and Pet First Aid certified, and Cathy went to Maine and became certified in SATS Perception Modification. We attended a workshop on how to incorporate the game tug into training, and we attended another workshop on different training tools and techniques and […]

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Dog Ranch!

This past week has been a busy one – Dog’s Best Friend has moved! We are now out of the house and onto a ranch, within minutes of Perimeter Loop in Dublin. Now when your dog stays with us for training, they will be able to take advantage of acres of fenced in land, backed […]

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