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Picking the Right Life Jacket for Your Dog

August 06, 2014 by Conor Davis
Categories: Holidays,Travel,Fun,Behavior,Tips

Summer is in full swing. The dog days of summer are upon us. It is hot. The State of Alabama is a great place to be in August, due to the many stunning locales to cool off. In the frenzy of activity to pack up your family and your supplies, things that should be rather high priorities may find...

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The New CDT Site!

March 20, 2014 by Conor Davis
Categories: Tips

As the title and the page you’re looking at suggest, this is the NEW Creative Dog Training online dog training portal! We’ve been working diligently for over a year to get this new site up and running just for you!

Does my Previous Login Work?

Rest assured, all your data is, and always will be...

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Holiday Goodies for Your Pups

December 04, 2013 by Conor Davis
Categories: Holidays,Tips

Is your dog on your holiday shopping list? At our house, we always get our pups a little something. They even get their own stockings! And over the years, we've come to have a few favorites that never disappoint.

So whether you have an outdoorsy big dog or a tiny tea cup pup, here are a few...

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Moving With Your Dog

November 14, 2013 by Conor Davis
Categories: New Dog,Travel,Fun,Tips

Moving is stressful for everyone, but moving with a dog can be especially stress ful for them. I recently moved into an older apartment in the city from a house in the suburbs, and during that process I had to take my 2 older dogs (plus my girlfriend’s regularly-visiting American bulldog) into...

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Seasons Are Changing! Don’t Forget About Your Dog!

October 10, 2013 by Conor Davis
Categories: Holidays,Training,Tips

Autumn has arrived! Here in Alabama, the days are warm and the nights are cool. Just as we are affected by the change in temperature, the time shift, and the shorter days - so are our dogs.

The cooler days can be both wonderful and problematic.  Taking the proper precautions will ensure your dog...

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Why Wont My Dog Just Lay Down?!? Teaching Through Stress

September 26, 2013 by Conor Davis
Categories: New Dog,Behavior,Training,Tips

Having two dogs (Golden Retrievers) that are 13 years old has spoiled me. They couldn&r squo;t care less about going out to pee all the time. As they've gotten older and I have to coax them to exercise with me, if Im feeling lazy that day and want to cut corners or cut it short, they fully...

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Taking Your Dog Places This Summer

May 21, 2012 by Conor Davis

Well summertime is coming up, the weather is getting warmer, and our favorite restaurants and bars are knocking the dust off their patio chairs and tables. (actually here in the south, its been patio weather for a month or so, but I figured I would take a little poetic license…)

That being the...

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Distraction training- introduction

August 12, 2010 by Conor Davis

Have you ever watched a service dog work? Maybe you've observed a guide dog lead his master across a street or seen a therapy dog bring joy to a patient. Maybe you've thought these dogs are smarter than yours. They're not. They've been distraction trained.

Distraction training is the third...

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