BarxBuddy Dog Training Guides
As cute, adorable, and cuddly as puppies are, the reality is puppies are a lot of work. Puppies require direction when learning skills and behaviors. And they require patience. So, it’s tempting to look for quick ways to stop annoying puppy behaviors like barking and chewing … and barking. Hold up: Before you run out and
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Why Does My Puppy Keep Nipping Me? Puppies. They are so full of energy, eager to learn their way around, and they love the attention of their humans. Although puppies are irresistible, their biting can turn your “puppy love” into “puppy angst.” If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a puppy bite, you
Got yourself a jumping dog? This habit can be annoying and dangerous, especially if your dog is a larger breed. How to stop a dog from jumping and biting you and your guests
Got an excessive chewer on your hands? Learn why dogs chew and how to train and deter excessive chewing in dogs.
Curious as to how much your dog really understands you when you speak to him? Sometimes feel like you and your dog are on the same page … other times, it’s like you’re not even in the same book. As pet parents, we relish the idea that our dogs understand what we are saying, especially
Do you have a new puppy that just won’t stop barking? Listening to a dog’s incessant barking can be a frustrating and stressful situation that leaves you asking, “what should I do?” We talk a lot about why dogs bark, but puppies have different needs and reasons they bark. This BarxBuddy guide discusses puppy training
Most pet parents would agree, if there’s one thing they could change about their dog(s), it would be that canines could speak their troubles instead of bark like fools. Excessive barking can drive just about everyone mad. Even the quietest breeds, such as the “Barkless” Basenji (which yodel), leave their owners perplexed and scratching their
Are you looking for fence options for your yard to protect your pet and set boundaries? Wireless, invisible, and electronic fences are often touted as inexpensive and effective containment systems. Before you invest your time and money, learn more about wireless dog fences and how they work. How Do Electronic Dog Fences Work? Electronic dog
The bark vibration collar is a dog-training device that a dog wears around the neck. It’s battery operated and automatically triggered when a dog barks, although some are remote controlled. The problem with sound-triggering dog trainers is that there are times when you want your dog to bark. It’s how they communicate. There are some
An ultrasonic bark collar can be used to train dogs to stop excessive barking, as well as other unwanted behaviors. This section of our guide to dog training takes a close look at ultrasonic anti-bark collars and answers questions about their effectiveness. One of the newer types of dog training collars to hit the market,
Dogs have a keen sense of smell. Humans have 5 to 6 million scent receptors, while dogs have at least 100 million or more, depending on the breed (some sources say bloodhounds have more than 300 million scent receptors). Citronella spray collars for training dogs build on canines’ keen olfactory senses. In this section of
Throughout the BarxBuddy website, you will hear us talk about our “train, treat, repeat” method of positive reinforcement dog training. Using the treat and train approach repetitiously takes patience and time, but it is so worth it. Once your dog understands that a pattern of behavior results in rewards, he’ll be all over that “good
For over 200 years dog owners, hunters, and professional dog trainers have used whistles for training dogs, especially for hunting and retrieving. If you’re new to whistle training, we’ve got the 4-1-1 on how dog trainers and owners use whistles, rewards (treats), consistency and patience to train canines. How Do Dog Whistles Work? When you
In this section of our guide to training dogs, we list the types of bark collars and how they work, as well as bark collar pros and cons. Rechargeable Bark Collars Depending on how often your dog barks, you may find yourself changing out the batteries of his bark collar more often than you’d like.