Dog training

When the Tools Just Don’t Work…

While I help run this adorable blog, The Puppy Places, I'm also a photographer over at Jill Kingsbury Photography and love taking cute photographs of dogs. I've recently been using those skills at our local humane society [...]

How to maximize the use of food treats – Using food in Dog Training Part 2

Does it seem like your dog only listens when you've got food for them?  Seems like you're bribing them to do what you want instead of rewarding them doesn't it? Well the good news is that [...]

Should you use food to train your dog or puppy?

(Photo by JJ Losier) What have you heard about using food rewards when training your dog? You’ve probably heard all sorts of conflicting information, but I’m here to tell you that using food rewards is key [...]

Tips for raising the perfect puppy!

Here are the Top 5 Tips for Raising the Perfect Puppy!   http://youtu.be/ZkWbBLGXZ8k   There are plenty of details at our Online Dog Trainer site which you can test out for FREE here: www.thepuppyplaces.com/onlinedogtrainer  

How to train your dog – to Sit – in 5 Minutes a Day!

We’ve all seen it.  Dogs working with professionals.  The dog is sitting right next to his human eagerly waiting for the next move.  How do they do that?  And what can they do with that kind of connection? [...]

Dog Walking – Part 1

Being able to take your dog out for a evening walk can be a wonderful and relaxing thing for everyone involved. And it's exercise for us too! With a little work, and a little patience, you [...]

Aspen, labrador puppy video star, dog training videos

A Star Is Born

  Yesterday was an excellent day for those of us at The Puppy Places, since we partnered with Paws With A Cause trainers and pups to put together a series of training videos for you!   [...]

Papillon Puppy Love

How ADORABLE are these little guys?!  At thepuppyplaces.com we like to take our resident photographer and snap a few shots of pups in our area.  This little litter is at Paws With A Cause (http://pawswithacause.org) and [...]

Paws With A Cause – Paws to be Thankful

[quote] [/quote] [dropcap]T[/dropcap]hose of you who know us, know how much we absolutely LOVE happy working dogs and their service organizations. One of those organizations, Paws With A Cause, is near and dear to our hearts [...]

Lost Dog

"Lost Dog!" We live in a fairly suburban area where there are a lot of parks, busy streets, and various neighborhoods back onto woods.  I can't tell you the number of times that I have seen [...]