The Dog Training Blog

Please enjoy our Dog Training Blog! The blogs are written by the owner, Jo Ferraris, and will offer advice about puppies, dogs, kids and dogs, and K9 Nose Work®.

Tips for Surviving an Off Leash Dog Attack

Tips for Surviving an Off Leash Dog Attack

This is a topic very near and dear to my heart. Off leash dogs and their owners who knowingly allow them to roam free. I hope these tips for surviving an off leash dog attack can help you. I myself, as a dog trainer, very seldomly walk my dogs in my own neighborhood....

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Puppy is Named. Finally.

Puppy is Named. Finally.

New Puppy’s First week home! Ok we have covered his first day home and first full day after that. He remained nameless until 4 days later when I finally struck gold with the name, Gilderoy Lockhart! It suits him absolutely perfectly. I mean, really, look at those...

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Puppy’s First Full Day Home!

Puppy’s First Full Day Home!

Chinese Crested puppy visiting Fetch RI in Richmond, RI. Puppy Training and Socializing I had all these great plans to get the puppy out for training and socializing the first week. Life, naturally, threw curveballs my way. Both kids were sick and missed their entire...

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Puppy’s First Night Home!

Puppy’s First Night Home!

Puppy’s first night home!!! It is so exciting to bring home a new bundle of fluff (or not in my case since he is a Hairless Chinese Crested), but it is also a stressful time. Especially when you have a house full of various personalities. The twins would be easy I...

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Preparing for Puppy!

Preparing for Puppy!

Preparing for the Puppy My shopping is done. My bags are packed. Airline tickets checked, double, and triple checked! I have everything I need now, except the puppy! Airline rules regarding pets are memorized at this point too. Puppy Essentials So what does one need...

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Happy Vet Visits!

Happy Vet Visits!

Is your pet stressed at the vet? Or do you have a young animal that you would like to see grow up enjoying their veterinary visits? All of our pets will require veterinary care at some point in their lives and of course routine veterinary visits will always be a part...

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Your First NACSW™ Trial!

Your First NACSW™ Trial!

  Congratulations! You Got In! Woohoo! You finally got into your first NACSW™ trial! Getting into a trial is half the battle after all. New competitors are often anxiety ridden and the best way to battle your anxiety is to be prepared. Start by reading the Rule...

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What! You Don’t Have a Training Bag?

What! You Don’t Have a Training Bag?

What, you don’t have a training bag? If you are training a dog, be it a pet or a future competition dog you should have a training bag and here is why! The more prepared you are the more likely you are to actually train your dog. Think of it as your “go bag.” Anytime...

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

I brought Banjo to her for a private consultation and she asked me if I wanted a job! I dove head first into this world of dog training and the rest is history! I finally knew exactly where I belonged in the world.

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