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The New CDT Site!

March 20, 2014 by Conor Davis
Categories: Tips

As the title and the page you’re looking at suggest, this is the NEW Creative Dog Training online dog training portal! We’ve been working diligently for over a year to get this new site up and running just for you!

Does my Previous Login Work?

Rest assured, all your data is, and always will be...

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My Dog is a Jerk! - My New Years Resolution Update

February 06, 2014 by Kathleen McAlister
Categories: Respect, Resolutions, Tips

Zoey is a two-year-old Boxer/Bulldog mix.

Zoey chews on anything that comes near her mouth (eating flower petals while walking past a vase on the coffee table is a favorite of mine).

Zoey takes bones from the other dogs (from between their own two paws). 

Zoey is a jerk.

 

Sometimes her...

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How to Catch Your Dog, the Easy Way

January 29, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: Respect, Fun, Behavior, Tips

Have you ever watched someone try to catch a dog? Or maybe you have experienced this yourself! Some dogs enjoy the game of it. Some dogs have been unintentionally taught that being caught leads to unpleasant things. Some dogs just have something they would rather do in the moment. It is important...

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New Years Resolutions: Update

January 24, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: Respect, Resolutions, Behavior, Training, Tips

Three weeks in to the New Year seems like a good time to report on my New Year Dog Resolutions. I am happy to report that I have made some progress! The need to write in the training journal has kept me on task. I have not trained everyday but I have trained more so far this year than I did last...

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A Puppy’s Life: Hard Decisions and Starting a New Chapter

January 14, 2014 by Damian Davis
Categories: New Dog, Daycare, Behavior, Training, Tips

I want to share a story with everyone that for most professional dog trainers would have been swept under the rug, or glossed over. Our main goal here at Creative Dog Training is Helping Dogs through Educating People, so everyone here felt compelled to make sure this story was told. It involves...

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How’s that New Dog? What Every Dog Should Know.

January 08, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: New Dog, Behavior, Training

How is it going with your new dog? Are you having fun or wondering why you got yourself in to this? Are you realizing that your dog did not arrive pre-trained? I don’t have a magic wand but I do have information to help you!

Love, Trust, and Respect are the key ingredients to a wonderful...

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Making New Years Resolutions for Your Dog

January 01, 2014 by Margaret Davis
Categories: Holidays, Fun, Behavior, Training, Tips

It’s that time of year again! You know, the time we make lists and promise ourselves to do things differently this year. For 2014, I encourage you to include some New Years resolutions that include your dog a maybe a little dog training as well.

I enjoy speaking with clients outside of work, like...

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Christmas Puppies: Bringing Your New Dog Home

December 23, 2013 by Margaret Davis
Categories: Holidays, New Dog, Training, Tips

Now that you’ve chosen your new dog, (if you didn't read part 1: Christmas Puppies: Picking the Right One!, its here) it’s time to bring her home! 

Set Ground Rules

It is time for another family meeting. Dogs thrive on routine and consistency. Your dog needs for her world to be black and white...

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