Category: Free Training Tips

Pack Rank

Even though there has been much time focused on Hanani, especially with her Reform School endeavors, allow me to show you an indirect consequence of this intense training. As I have worked this daring Dutchie, pushing her beyond her limits at times, Mia wanders around and actually “helps”–if […]

Problems with Prong Collars

Everyone has an opinion about usually everything that is. Moreso, you will find a vast spectrum of opinions on anything related to dogs and their training. Almost unanimously folks seem to be bothered when they see a dog wearing a prong collar. Others actually use them mainly because […]

Fearful dog, Many faces of Dominance

Dog dominance has many faces. Dominance is inherent in dogs. This is primarily why establishing a solid foundation of pack leadership is crucial for any dog. Some dogs are more or less dominant than others, true. But dominance is a language of all dogs. They all understand it. […]

Fear-Reactive Pup

In my previous article, Prep Your Pup Properly, I laid the groundwork for working out issues with your dog. I told you about the monster made in my home. Most certainly, this, for me, is quite a humbling affair. Here at APupStop, we go to great pains to […]

Prep Your Pup Properly

God’s design in everything is most fabulous. So much we can learn, if we just pay attention. So much will go smoothly, if we only abide. That includes raising puppies! If we are going to prep our pup properly, it is imperative we pay attention to and heed […]

Dog & Business Goals 2019

Halelujah! The New Year is upon us and the Pack is back! I figured instead of posting a list of sentiments and hopes on Facebook, where it will get buried quickly, I shall lay out Dog and Business Goals for 2019 right here. There are things I could […]

Crazy Week? Go Play!

The past couple weeks have been crazy. You’ve been there, I’m sure! Those days, day after day, when there is so much to get done. When you keep going, moving, doing, but don’t seem to get much anything done. All the while, your dogs seem to have forgotten […]

Stop Barking at Everything!

When we first moved into our new home last summer, Hanani was merely 6 months young. She ran after and barked at anything that even appeared to move. If she could get a hold of whatever it was, watch out! Mia, a rather mouthy Pit Bull, was truly […]

Advanced Dog Training for Dummies

The title of this post is to reflect the fact that I am a dummy when it comes to “advanced” dog training! Advanced training includes anything beyond basic obedience. Though I have for years trained my own dogs, and even trained them to do some rather incredible tasks, […]