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Summer Dog Health Training Tips

By |2017-09-22T13:57:44-05:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: essential oils for dogs, Getting Lifestyle Right, Goldens Health, Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mr. Tom Cat is a big help around here playing and interacting with puppies.  He is usually close by whenever they are out to play.  He is 16 years old and slowing down a bit, but still loves to be around the puppies.Today we are gathering a list of blog posts to use as a guide to Summer Dog Health Training Tips. These are previously published topics we would like to have an easy guide to revisit or share for the first time with our new families.

Let us know if there are other topics you would like added to this list for easy reference.

Summer Dog Health Training Tips

  1. Pet Parents Guide […]

Pet Parent Guidance Practice l A New Baby Is Arriving l Dog Training Tips

By |2016-03-07T22:59:42-05:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Pet Parent Practice new baby is arriving a dog training by wisteria goldensThis is a guide to help Pet Parents prepare for a new baby in the home or small children visiting. Over the years, we have had opportunities to introduce new babies and children to our dogs.

This article is a summary of how to provide Pet Parent Guidance to your dog before and after introducing her to a new member of the family or a visitor. Preparation for new experiences is the foundation of Socialization Training. If you are aware of a new baby or child arriving plan ahead and practice with your dog so he is aware of the behavior which will please you when the baby arrives.

Pet Parent Guidance Practice

This is a list […]

Teething Puppy Training Guide

By |2017-02-23T08:59:10-05:00February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Goldens Health, Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

teething puppyPuppies are born without teeth. Their baby teeth will gradually come in, they will gradually lose them as their permanent teeth come in. Similar to a human baby but, the process takes a bit less time. The timeline varies. […]

Ramp Training Guide Socialization Exercise Step by Step

By |2016-12-15T15:53:44-05:00November 15th, 2016|Categories: Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , |


Ramp Training Guide Socialization Exercise Step by StepRamp Training Guide Socialization Exercise Step by Step

The training tips in Ramp Training Guide Socialization Exercise Step by Step are designed to allow your pet to become comfortable with an incline as well as the ramp. This is suited for puppies over 10 weeks old and dogs of any age.

Ramps are good for a dog who:

1) Needs assistance climbing steps,

2) Is in training for obstacle courses, or

3) Needs assistance getting in and out of vehicles (the back of an SUV for example).

Ramp Training Guide Safety

Make sure the ramp is secure before prompting the dog to get on it. Read all instructions. Check the ramp each time you begin training to ensure no foreign objects are present and the […]

Puppy Photo Tips for Getting a Great Shot

By |2016-11-04T12:26:26-05:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , |

This puppy photo tips page was created because we take lots of puppy photos around here and trying to get good ones can be challenging. I need to create a photo album of all the “outtakes.” When taking six-week pictures sometimes I have over 200 photos just to get 4 good pictures of 8 puppies! We have learned a few tricks for capturing good ones, but it does require a bit of patience, something that Billy has more of than me.

Taking pictures of English Creme Goldens is even more challenging due to their coloring. If the sun is shining just right, the puppy's coat can look washed out. If the flash goes off at the right angle, the puppy can look like it has “gold” on its […]

Training Playtime

By |2016-09-09T19:21:34-05:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , |

Training PlaytimeTraining, socialization, and positive experiences can all be incorporated into a puppy’s training playtime. Playtime is an important part of your puppy’s routine. It is important to be mindful of the training tips even while playing.

Playtime is a great time to show consistency in positive training. Socialization skills she has learned will begin to blossom during playtime as well.

Training Playtime and Socialization

Playtime is more casual than training time yet it is a perfect time to introduce socialization skills which expand your puppies experiences through touch (texture, toys, and people), sound (clicker, music, or toys), as well as other new experiences for her senses.

Introduce one new experience at a time and be watchful for her reaction. The main thing (as discussed in other socialization posts) is […]

Puppy Training

By |2016-06-17T08:05:46-05:00June 16th, 2016|Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Goldens Health, Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Puppy TrainingToday we are sharing the improved update of our Puppy Training Guide Listing

This is a list of the Puppy Training Guides we have published on Wisteria Goldens’ Blog. The Listing page will provide you with answers to the most commonly asked questions about how to transition your puppy from Wisteria Ranch to your Forever Home, Nutrition, Socialization, Playtime, Training, Travel, Memories (Journal), and Health Care.

Puppy Training Guides

The list also includes some of our most popular Blog posts about caring for your dog as well. You’ll find a variety of topics like these popular guides.

Bringing Home New Puppy Transition Tips (preparation and welcoming your puppy to their Forever Home).

Puppy Love Head to Toe (a massage guide).

Puppy Photos — Tips for Getting a […]

Better Boarding Tips

By |2016-04-14T22:21:54-05:00April 14th, 2016|Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Better Boarding Tips with Dr Sarah provides 5 tips to give you a better experience when you are boarding your dog or cat.

Better Boarding Tips video from Life's Abundance

These are boarding options you may find helpful. We have not used the Dog Vacay service so please check ahead to find the best service using the tips found in the above video.

  1. Stay at Home Pet Sitters: Selecting a home based pet sitter is a good choice when you have concerns about a kennel-style boarding service. Individual attention and love is a plus. If you dog is open to meeting new people and exploring new environments then this is one service which will introduce you to potential pet sitters. Enter the city you will be in to […]

Winter Hiking Tips with Dr Sarah

By |2015-12-31T08:56:51-05:00January 1st, 2016|Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , |

Winter Hiking Tips with Dr Sarah

Winter Hiking Tips with Dr Sarah provides a guide for us to take our dogs out safely and prepared. She provides tips for keeping your dog safe, hydrated, and socialized to the unique environment of winter hiking.

Being visible to other hikers, foot care (and boot options), and safety during hunting season. Dr Sarah's video provides informative information and ideas to keep both of you safe and mobile even during the winter months.

Winter Hiking Tips with Dr Sarah

Click here to watch the Winter Hiking Tips video on Pet Talk with Dr Sarah

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Pet Parents Guide to Pampered Paws […]

Winter Tips

By |2015-11-21T10:25:40-05:00November 27th, 2015|Categories: Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , |

winter tips with dr sarahWinter Tips with Dr Sarah discuss special precautions to take to keep your pets safe in winter. These include weather related toxins which are in the outdoors as well as in your home or garage.

Take care to discover common concerns for pet parents in the winter months. Contact local road and city maintenance offices for information about local concerns for pets. Local pet care, your veterinarian, and online resources are also good places to start when you would like to have local information.

Your veterinarian will have most current health and safety concern information or resources for your local area.

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