Set your dog up to behave in ways you find acceptable while providing the mental and physical stimulation he needs to thrive.
Puppy training starts the day you adopt. The first 18 weeks are the most important for early command training and socialization to other dogs and to people.
Naturally fearful puppies and dogs can often learn to be more confident through controlled exposure and a program of desensitization and counter-conditioning.
Inventive management may lead to immediate results for some problem dog behaviors, but real change takes kindness, time and patience.
Modern dog behavior modification techniques are effective; dog training guarantees are not. Outcomes depend on factors unique to each dog’s circumstances.