K9 Training Institute Blog
Welcome to our blog! Here you’ll find dog training tips and tricks essential for a well-mannered pup.
Training your dog is a lifelong commitment. We can’t teach them a few tricks and then expect them to behave politely forever.
That’s why we regularly add additional content to our dog training blog. We’re dedicated to helping you build a loving, trusting, and healthy relationship with your pet. That’s because every single dog has the potential to form an extraordinary bond with their human family.
All the dog training tips in the articles on this blog are based on extensive scientific research made by animal behavior specialists of the caliber of Dr. Alexa Diaz, Ph.D. (our lead animal behaviorist and one of the foremost service dog trainers in the U.S.).
Bookmark this page to stay up-to-date on the latest in all things related to dogs. We regularly update our dog training blog with additional tips and tricks, so don’t miss out!
Also, don’t forget to check out our free workshop designed to help your dog become as calm, obedient, and well-trained as a service dog!
If you have questions, you can learn more about us or get in touch.
While face mask restrictions are being lifted in some parts of the world, this isn’t the case everywhere. And, since dogs depend pretty heavily on being able to read a person’s facial expressions, a masked person can leave them feeling confused, and possibly even scared. This may not be an... Read More >>>
Whether you’ve brought home a puppy that was born blind or you’ve adopted an adult dog with a sight impairment, learning how to train a blind dog doesn’t require too much extra know-how. All you need to do is adapt regular training techniques to suit a dog that can’t see.... Read More >>>
Whether you have a shelf full of dog training books or you regularly scour through your favorite dog training blogs for new tips and tricks, the majority of the training advice out there focuses on using verbal commands to communicate with a dog. There’s nothing wrong with this at all.... Read More >>>
Whether you have a young puppy or a senior rescue, it’s important to put together a training plan that you can stick to. Sporadically training your pooch whenever you remember isn’t going to cut it. In order for your dog to properly learn, training needs to be done regularly. However,... Read More >>>
Many people don’t realize that doggy boredom is a very serious problem. A bored dog will quickly develop a number of behavioral issues, and the more you ignore these, the worse things will become. So, how can you tell if your dog is bored? And, more importantly, what can you... Read More >>>
Some dogs take to water naturally. The very first time they see a pond or a pool, they’ll dive right in and navigate their way around as though they’ve been doing it their entire lives. However, not all dogs have the ability to instantly swim. After all, some breeds were... Read More >>>
How often do you play with your dog? For many owners, the answer would be “whenever I have the time”. If you can relate, then this probably means that playtime isn’t a scheduled part of your dog’s daily routine, even though it really should be. Why? Because in addition to... Read More >>>
Dogs are natural scavengers - it’s in their DNA. After all, scavenging is what their ancestors relied on for survival. However, while wolves may have honed their scavenging instincts down to a fine art, domestic dogs are very different. Food wrappers, chicken bones, droppings from other animals - there are... Read More >>>
You’re probably familiar with the sight (and sound) of everyone from sheepdog herders to police dog handlers using a whistle to call their dog over. It’s a great way to teach a dog to come when called, and can sometimes be even more effective than simply using your voice. No... Read More >>>
Many people believe that only aggressive dogs need to wear a muzzle, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Every dog should be muzzle trained - stick with us as we explain why. We’ll also be sharing some tips on how to muzzle train your dog. Why Muzzle Train... Read More >>>