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Ramp Training Guide Socialization Exercise Step by Step

2016-12-15T15:53:44-05:00Categories: 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 […]

More Than Music Therapy for Dogs

2016-02-27T12:59:45-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Goldens Health, Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

More Than Music Therapy for Dogs is a discussion about holistically approaching anxiety or stress for dogs. There are times when we anticipate our dogs may be stressed or anxious. More Than Music Therapy for Dogs is a discussion about holistically approaching anxiety or stress for dogs. There are times when we anticipate our dogs may be stressed or anxious. A thunderstorm or unusual sounds (fireworks for example) are often not common enough to effectively socialize during our socialization routines. We often use essential oils (aroma therapy) and we are noticing […]

Puppy Love Head to Toe

2015-12-21T19:16:49-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , |

Puppy Love Head to Toe In this Puppy Love Head to Toe article we will discuss touch socialization. Confident puppies and dogs are comfortable in their environment and feel safe. Additionally they anticipate how they will feel as each circumstance, routine, or event happens. We prepare our dogs for periodic events such as travel, a vet appointment, or visiting friends.

Puppy Love Head to Toe Video

Many circumstances, routines, and events challenge our dogs to be confident about touch. With this in mind we handle puppies by touching. This video shows how much a […]

Dog Safe Holiday Basics

2018-11-21T16:42:01-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Dog Safe Holiday Basics Keep yourself, your family, and your pets safe and happy all year!Holidays are a great time to decorate, have family and friends over, and enjoy special times together. It is essential to have your dog in mind during this time. There are decorations, plants, people, other pets, and routine changes to consider.

Avoiding toxic items (foods, plants, decorations), keeping your pet in mind when adding anything to your home, or changing the routine can all contribute to health, safety, and contentment of your dog during anytime of the year […]

Riding In Cars with Dogs

2015-10-23T15:30:13-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Training & Tips|Tags: , , , |

Taking your dog for a ride in your car can be a safe and enjoyable experienceWe are delighted with our Wisteria Goldens family, and are grateful they aren't part of the pet parent lifestyle trends we are addressing in our current Lifestyle Series, which are articles to prepare our readers to change habits we have seen (in the news and on the internet) in regard to safely caring for pets.
Our series is a checklist of tips and resources to assist in transitions from scary things we see pet parents doing to a […]

Camping Preparations

2015-10-23T15:30:54-05:00Categories: Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , |

As warmer weather approaches we are thinking about socialization for our dogs. The list of opportunities you have in mind, such as camping, outings, nature walks, and so on, are likely to include some of our favorites as well. The preparation checklist is relatively basic in every case.

Contemplate the socialization experiences and practice them as closely as possible so you and your pet are prepared for each experience along the way. Visualize and create similar situations for your outing. If you are considering camping, this video will walk you through some important elements of preparation, and provides Dr. Sarah’s expertise […]

English Cream Golden Retriever Leadership Approach to Dog Training

2016-03-25T06:05:37-05:00Categories: Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , |

English Cream Golden Retriever Leadership Training ApproachWhen you take on the responsibility of becoming a dog owner you are taking on a leadership role. Many leaders have come to the conclusion when there is a problem in the organization the problem is often with the leadership approach. Many teachers have learned this as well. When a class is experiencing challenges, and other methods seem to be ineffective, there is probably a problem with the way a subject is being taught.

When we are training a family companion, if the problems seem complicated, and […]

English Cream Golden Retriever Socialization Checklist

2016-03-25T06:06:35-05:00Categories: Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , |

English Cream Golden Retriever SocializationSocialization is an ongoing process of introducing your puppy to new environmental objects, textures, sounds, people, and situations. Each phase is important to approach with the understanding your dog is learning how each of the elements in their life happen and what they can expect as a result of it.

Begin socialization training as soon as your puppy comes home. Start with the home environment and work out from there into situations in the community.

At Home: Look at each of these areas and make a list of the objects, […]