Blog : Training

What Is The Best Age to Start Training My Dog?

September 05, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: New Dog,Tricks,Training

Clients often ask me, "When should I start training my dog? Can old dogs learn new tricks?" The truth is, if you are living with your dog you are already training her! Every word, every, touch, every interaction of any kind is dog training. The real question is what is your dog learning? To...

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CDT Meets Pig!

July 16, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: New Dog,Fun,Training

I have been blessed to work with lots of different dogs in my career - from working with sick dogs at my father's veterinary office, to show dogs here at Creative Dog Training. Last week, I met Pig (The Unusual Dog). Pig is a female mixed-breed dog born with "short spine syndrome". She was born in...

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New Years Resolutions: Update

January 24, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: Respect,Resolutions,Behavior,Training,Tips

Three weeks in to the New Year seems like a good time to report on my New Year Dog Resolutions. I am happy to report that I have made some progress! The need to write in the training journal has kept me on task. I have not trained everyday but I have trained more so far this year than I did last...

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