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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 […]

English Cream Golden Retriever Language

2016-07-15T07:43:36-05:00Categories: Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

IMG_2443-1024x768We are painfully aware sometimes that the communication we want, need, and really do require to keep our pets happy does not happen in human words. We use human words to speak to them but they cannot reciprocate with human words. There’s only one option: you’ve got to learn to speak their language, be that Pekinese, Boxer, Golden, or Chihuahua.

English Cream Golden Retriever Language Training Tips

Dog language is a matter of silent movements. You have to learn to watch their ears, tails, fur, and the sounds they make. One of my assistants […]

Dr Sarah Door Darting

2016-06-23T06:51:56-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr Sarah’s video about Door Darting is a great resource for training a dog Door darting is common if your dog has an adventurous spirit and often takes you on a game of chase, while you are trying to get to work or an appointment.

This video Dr Sarah Door Darting includes tips to help you to keep your pet safe despite her motivation for door darting.

Dr Sarah Door Darting

Dr Sarah’s video about Door Darting is a great resource for training a dog who […]

Summer Dog Health Training Tips

2017-09-22T13:57:44-05:00Categories: 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 […]

Pet Health Insurance

2018-12-14T11:35:29-05:00Categories: Goldens Health, Resources, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pet Health Insurance
Pet insurance has had an average annual growth rate of about 13.2% since 2009. Some breeders require new puppy owners to carry pet insurance for the first two years. Recently, I have been having more families ask me about it and if it is worth it.   When registering your puppy with the American Kennel Club (AKC) they provide a Pet Insurance Gift Certificate.  This certificate must […]

Best Relationship Book – Guest Post – Book Review

2016-06-16T06:50:52-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Best Relationship Book – Guest Post - Book Review We would like to share a note we received recently. The Best Relationship Book – Guest Post - Book Review. “If a Dog’s Prayers Were Answered, Bones Would Rain from the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs” by Suzanne Clothier.We would like to share a note we received recently. The Best Relationship Book – Guest Post – Book Review. “If a Dog’s Prayers Were Answered, Bones Would Rain from the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs” by Suzanne Clothier.

Dear […]

Pet Massage Demonstration Dr Sarah

2016-04-18T06:06:03-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pet massage demonstration with Dr SarahPet Massage Demonstration Dr Sarah is a video with instructions, discussion about benefits, and a demonstration of massaging your dog. This is a good idea any time of the year, but, especially during stressful times such as the holidays.

Remember when you are stressed your dog may become stressed as well. The time you spend with your dog will help you both relax. Additionally, relaxation promotes a better immunity to environmental threats.

Pet Massage is also a bonding technique. The process of massage gives you and you pet an experience […]

Be Generous Showing Affection to Your Dog

2016-04-08T22:10:16-05:00Categories: Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Mae-Belle-Vega-AspenAlthough there are some dog owners who think along the “alpha-pack-dog” lines when it comes to affection, here at Wisteria Goldens, we really know our English Cream Retrievers, and we know these dogs are the very essence of affection and the desire to please. Returning their natural instincts with anything other than affection would break their sweet spirits and we are all about nurturing and bonding with our dogs. We hug all of our dogs and they love it!

Be Generous Showing Affection

One of the very best ways to show affection to your […]

English Cream Golden Retriever’s IQ

2016-03-31T09:03:46-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Goldens Health, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

English Cream Golden Retriever’s IQOccasionally we are asked about the English Cream Golden Retriever’s IQ and we would like to discuss the facts about our dog’s intelligence. There are many IQ tests online which state you can test your dog’s IQ by simply timing a few exercises to see how long it will take your dog to correctly respond to each test. If you follow any of these tests, which we don’t recommend, we'd like you to consider revising the definition of the test results.

But, first…a reminder:

This is […]

3 Mistakes Most Pet Parents Make

2016-02-08T12:13:13-05:00Categories: Getting Lifestyle Right, Training & Tips, Wisteria Goldens Blog|Tags: , , , |

On Cue Communication Development Avoiding These 3 Most Common Mistakes Wisteria Goldens English Cream Golden Retriever Dog Training Getting Lifestyle Right series We would like to help you avoid the 3 Mistakes Most Pet Parents Make with this Communication Building discussion. Communication Building is a process of teaching your dog the behaviors you want and gradually expanding on the mode of relaying your desires using sound (verbal commands), movement (hand gestures, eye contact, & body language), and rewards (treats, toys, quality time together).

Imagine dog training is a series of experiences you have with […]

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