Category Archives: Training

What to do if your dog gets in a dog fight

Seeing your dog involved in a fight with another dog, can be scary, and might leave you feeling helpless. Here are some tips to help protect your dog, should it ever get in an altercation with another dog. Tips for keeping your dog safe It’s best practice to always have your dog on a leash, this more »

Jun 19, 2017
by Emily Cook
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4 tips to teach your dog to stop jumping

Dogs jumping on you can be a way of showing affection, excitement, or just trying to get your attention. Training your dog to stop this behaviour can be tricky! Here are some tips from our blog; How to stop your dog from jumping. Training your dog to stop jumping The trickiest part about discouraging dogs more »

Sep 12, 2016
by Emily Cook
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More bark than bite: Changing dogs’ barking habits

A dog’s bark can be very useful; for showing their owner something they want or need, or to warn of a possible intruder. But if it gets out of hand, your dog’s barking can be a nuisance to you, and your neighbours! The ASPCA has a great article about barking and how to train your dog to more »

Aug 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Kitty gossip: How to socialize your kitten

Cats are known for being aloof animals and being able to do their “own thing” – so is socializing really important? B 4 U Get a Pet says it is! This is especially true with adopted animals. Check out this great information on socializing kittens from their website! What is socializing? B 4 U Get more »

Jul 27, 2016
by Emily Cook
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How to clicker train your cat

Ever wanted to learn more about how to clicker train your cat? Now’s your chance with this great information from our Fact Sheet Clicker Training Your Cat. Learn more in the great info and tips below from the fact sheet! What is clicker training? A clicker is a small plastic box with a flexible steel plate more »

Jun 09, 2016
by Emily Cook
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DIY Dog Training – Leash Training with Dave Salmoni

Continuing with the theme of National Train your dog Month (January) – Dave Salmoni is back! This time, he’s going to help show methods of leash training your dog, with the help of Ontario SPCA Inspector Scott Sylvia and Hannah the dog! Tips for leash training include: Maintain good control of your animal while on the more »

Jan 19, 2016
by Emily Cook
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DIY Dog Training – Positive Reinforcement with Dave Salmoni

January is National Train Your Dog Month, so we’re going to give you some advice on training your dog with positive reinforcement, with the help of Dave Salmoni! Check out this video with Dave, explaining how to use positive reinforcement to properly train your dog. Inspector Scott Sylvia shared with Dave how positive reinforcement is all more »

Jan 05, 2016
by Emily Cook
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