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Phenix Dogs Canine Behavior Experts

Work with award-winning author and trainer Annie Phenix. She helps with all behavioral concerns and never uses force, fear, pain, or intimidation.

Month: May 2016

  • How I Used Body Language to Teach a Jumping Dog to Sit and Stay

    Jelly loved to jump up and say hello. By watching her body language during training, I was able to figure out how to keep her paws on the ground. It never ceases to amaze me how often, how quickly, and sometimes how subtly dogs communicate with us. During just about every consultation, I see the dog…

  • You Can Train Your Own Dog — Here’s How!

    It can be a challenge to find the right trainer. Start helping your dog by training him yourself with these simple steps. I encourage pet parents to think of employing a dog trainer in the same way that they would a nutritionist. We all know how to eat healthily, correct? Sometimes, however, we have special dietary restrictions or conditions…

  • You Can Train Your Own Dog ‘” Here’™s How!

    It can be a challenge to find the right trainer. Start helping your dog by training him yourself with these simple steps. I encourage pet parents to think of employing a dog trainer in the same way that they would a nutritionist. We all know how to eat healthily, correct? Sometimes, however, we have special dietary restrictions or conditions…

  • How to Train Your Dog to Walk Nicely On Leash

    These essential tips will have both you and your dog enjoying walks in no time. One of the biggest challenges pet parents face is teaching their dogs to walk nicely on leash. Dogs don’t come to us knowing that we don’t like to run on our daily walks, nor do we like to be pulled around the…

  • How I Helped a Labrador Puppy Overcome His Fear of Human Touch

    A rough start in life had one Lab puppy lashing out at his brother and cringing from human touch. Here’s how I helped. I often feel sorry for dogs, even those living in the lap of luxury. One reason I do is because dogs are masters of human communication, both in how we communicate with…