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Know What to Do If Your Dog Bites You
09/20/22 4:02 pm

We love our dogs, but no matter how close you are to your furry canine friend, they may suddenly bite you. Sometimes they can be accidental bites, such as your dog accidentally biting you when you’re playing or feeding them. Other times, however, a bite can signify aggressive behavior. The first step in knowing what […]

What Are Dogs Scared of: Common Phobias and Fears
09/20/22 4:02 pm

We sometimes think of fears and phobias as solely human traits. However, many animals, including dogs, can display fearful behavior. Signs of fear often include trembling, excessive barking, cowering, and even displaying destructive or aggressive behavior. Many dog owners ask, “What are dogs scared of?” This blog will explore some common dog phobias and fears. […]

5 Things to Do When Dog Keeps Peeing in House
08/24/22 8:32 pm

Pet owners know how hard it is to housebreak a dog. However, if your dog keeps peeing in the house, these five simple tips and this effective dog housebreaking training guide from The Dan Gentile Dog Training Center will help with the house training. Reward Over Consequence Young pups respond better to positive reinforcement than […]

What To Do If My Dog Eats Too Fast: How Can Training Help?
08/24/22 8:29 pm

While some animals pick slowly at their food and enjoy the ride, many feel they need to rush through meal time and eat as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, fast-eating dogs put themselves at risk of bloat, vomiting, and severe sickness. Those risks make many pet owners panic and ask themselves, “what can I do if […]

5 Healthy Foods for Calming Anxious Dogs Naturally
07/19/22 12:27 pm

Top 5 List of Naturally Calming Food For Dogs When we eat well, we sleep better, have more energy, experience less stress, and feel better overall. The same thing applies to your fur family, who depend.on you to keep them healthy. As a dog owner, you want to help your pets lead happy, stress-free lives. […]

Why Dogs Like to Chew and How to Manage Destructive Chewing
07/19/22 12:18 pm

Short Guide to Why Dogs Like To Chew As a pet owner, you know that maintaining dental health is critical to your companion’s overall well-being. You know that bringing a new dog home can come with some behavior issues, but chewing does not have to be one of them and can, in fact, be beneficial. […]

The Top Five Most Stubborn Dog Breeds to Train
06/15/22 10:10 am

It’s no secret that some dog breeds are more stubborn than others. The most stubborn dog breeds can be especially challenging to train. Luckily, if your dog is a more independent or stubborn breed, it’s still possible to curb unwanted actions and reinforce positive behavior. Stubborn breeds need an experienced dog handler. These dogs are […]

How Doggy Training Can Curb Dog Behavior Problems
06/01/22 10:00 am

Curbing dog behavior problems early on is essential to a well-behaved pup. Most problematic behavior in dogs stems from anxiety, fear, or pent-up energy. Chewing, barking, play-biting, and other behaviors may be a sign of stress or boredom. With dog training, no matter your dog’s age, you can reinforce good manners and stop unwanted behavior. […]

Debunking 5 Dog Training Myths That You Should Not Believe
05/16/22 10:54 am

Every pet owner knows the struggles of training. Dog training requires a significant amount of time and dedication. In addition, it can be challenging to navigate the hundreds of pet training tips and tricks. It’s essential to consider which tips are dog training myths and which are helpful. Howell Township’s trusted dog training services at […]

Are All Dogs Trainable: What You Need to Know
04/29/22 8:00 am

At some point, every dog owner wonders: are all dogs trainable? The short answer to that question is “yes,” but there’s much more you need to know before determining if your dog can be trained and, more importantly, the best method for preparing them. The Dan Gentile Dog Training Center understands that all dogs learn […]

Socialization For Your Pup
03/25/22 5:00 pm

From six to fourteen weeks of age is a critical period in a puppy’s life. It is time to socialize your pup. If a puppy is deprived of socialization, he will grow up fearful of humans and never be well adjusted. This is the time to introduce him to various environments and people. Introduce him […]

Housebreaking Your Puppy
03/25/22 4:50 pm

There’s no such thing as an almost housebroken dog, Either he is or he isn’t. When a dog is housebroken he never uses the house for his toilet. Let me say a few words about “paper training”. Puppies learn by association. If you allow him to do his duties in the house on paper you […]