Best Dog Training Tips | International Dog Trainer Tom Davis

For Tom Davis and the team behind Upstate Canine Academy, dog training is our passion and we want to share our best tips, tricks, and tactics with you! Read our blog to learn more about behavior modification training, puppy training, off-leash training, and more!

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Possible Reasons Your Dog Won’t Listen to Basic Commands

Having a well-behaved dog who listens and reacts to simple commands is not only crucial for their safety, but it also strengthens your bond with your canine partner. However, it can be aggravating when your dog won’t listen to the most basic commands. If you find yourself in this circumstance, your dog may not be…
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Expert Tips: How to Stop Your Dog from Pulling on the Leash

One of the most aggravating issues that dog owners confront on walks is leash pulling. It not only makes the walk uncomfortable and stressful, but it can also damage your relationship with your pet. You can, however, teach your dog to walk gently on a leash with the appropriate information and practices.  This post will…
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How to Maintain Your Dogs Training While They’re Boarded

Maintaining our dog’s training and behavioral skills is critical, even when they are temporarily boarded. Boarding a dog may be necessary for a variety of reasons, including vacations, business trips, or family emergencies. However, the change in surroundings can cause bad behavior, manners, and even food habits that may jeopardize the many training gains we’ve…
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Top 6 Tips for Socializing Your Puppy with Other Dogs

Introducing your puppy to other dogs and socializing them is an important part of their development and overall well-being. Early socialization lays the groundwork for a future well-adjusted and confident dog. You may help your puppy learn critical social skills, establish confidence, and prevent behavior problems later in your puppy’s life by introducing them to…
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6 Proven Puppy Bite Training

Puppies are obviously cute, but their sharp little fangs can occasionally lead to unpleasant biting behavior in this blog we will tackle about the puppy bite training. Teaching your puppy not to bite is an important aspect of their training process and is critical for their socialization and interactions with people and other animals.  This…
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Step-by-Step Guide: How to Potty Train Your New Puppy

Potty training is an important part of bringing a new puppy into your home. It not only promotes cleanliness and hygiene, but it also lays the groundwork for excellent behavior and communication between you as parents and your pet. You can avoid accidents, keep your home clean, and build a strong attachment based on trust…
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6 Dog Boarding Expert Tips for Preparing Your Dog to Stay

When planning a vacation or traveling for work, it is critical to consider the well-being of our four-legged pals. While you are away, boarding your dog can provide a safe and comfortable environment, but it is critical to prepare them for this experience to avoid stress and guarantee a smooth transition. This article will give…
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Understanding the Use of Prong Collar in Dog Training

When it comes to dog training, there are numerous tools and techniques that trainers and dog owners alike utilize. One of the most controversial yet commonly used tools is the prong collar. It is a subject that has sparked a multitude of debates, particularly concerning its efficacy and safety. In this article, we aim to…
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4 Must-Have Features to Look for in High-Quality Dog Leashes

A dependable dog leash is a necessary accessory, whether you are an experienced dog owner or a first-time dog parent. The appropriate dog leash is essential for your pet’s safety and well-being while you’re out for a stroll with your four-legged buddy. It’s not just about convenience. A top-notch leash provides more than simply a…
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