Can A Dog Be Made Childproof?

Can a dog be trained to be 100% safe around all children, no matter what the child does around or to the dog? I get these inquires in some form or fashion about once a year… Usually a mom calls me to ask me to train their dog to tolerate whatever type of abuse their […]

Dog Training When Teasing Becomes Aggression

It is never a good idea to tease a dog. Teasing is different than play… It is good and healthy to play with your dog every day. Fetch, tug, hide and seek, swimming, new toys are all good for your dog. However, teasing is something different. Teasing is purposely engaging in activities that frustrate, provoke […]

Help, My Dog Is Broken!

You are making breakfast. Without looking, your sleeve brushes your plate off the edge of the counter, it falls to the floor, and shatters. For some dogs, after being attacked by another dog, being abused, or having to defend themselves against a human, the dog changes. What was once a social dog is now wary […]

Why Do We Train Our Dogs?

Why do we train our dogs? Because you and your dog are not going to learn new skills during an emergency. I play a bit of “What If” with all my students so they can translate what we are doing in class to what they are going to potentially face in the real world. What […]

More Dogs = More Fighting?

More Dogs = More Fighting? – Phoenix Dog Training – Dog Trainer – Behaviorist Call Today! Sam Basso PHOENIX , AZ AREA: (602) 708-4531 OR, if you are out of this area, inquire about a telephone or e-Lesson Email: [email protected] There are many reasons why dogs fight other dogs. One contributing factor is the number […]

Should I Protection Train My Dog?

Should I Protection Train My Dog? – Phoenix Dog Training – Dog Trainer – Behaviorist Call Today! Sam Basso PHOENIX , AZ AREA: (602) 708-4531 OR, if you are out of this area, inquire about a telephone or e-Lesson Email: [email protected] I receive calls from people who want their dogs trained for protection. For example, […]

My Dogs Are Fighting

My Dogs Are Fighting – Phoenix Dog Training – Dog Trainer – Behaviorist Call Today! Sam Basso PHOENIX , AZ AREA: (602) 708-4531 OR, if you are out of this area, inquire about a telephone or e-Lesson Email: [email protected] One of the worst experiences for any dog owner is living with dogs that are fighting. […]

My Dog Has Food Aggression

My Dog Has Food Aggression – Phoenix Dog Training – Dog Trainer – Behaviorist Call Today! Sam Basso PHOENIX , AZ AREA: (602) 708-4531 OR, if you are out of this area, inquire about a telephone or e-Lesson Email: [email protected] Some dogs guard food, or when chewing on a toy, and in some cases, the […]