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Puppy Socialization Training

Giovannas Dog Training Santa Cruz ,CA 831-359-6926 Puppy Socialization Training   Socializing Puppies is important for creating an emotionally healthy adult dog.   A puppy’s  perception of things in the environment can be transferred into adulthood.  So it’s important puppies have positive experiences  through out its young life. Two important things to focus on are 1.) […]

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Dogs: No reason to say goodbye

Dog Training Santa Cruz, CA Contact Us: 831-359-6926 Dogs: No Reason To Say Goodbye   It’s an interesting thought dogs never express saying goodbye. Puppies cry when taken away from parents and siblings. But never express any goodbyes. It’s a cry of separation. I suppose it’s not in their DNA to say goodbye. For humans […]

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Dogs and Women

Contact Us: 831-359-6926 Santa Cruz, CA Dog Obedience Training The Bonding of Dogs and Women It’s been said a dog is mans best friend and diamonds are women’s best friend. Of course there’s a little truth to both these sayings. However, it’s obvious dogs and women also have a special closeness. Their fondness of each other […]

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Puppy HouseTraining – Santa Cruz County

Giovannasdogtraining.com Contact Us: 831-359-6926 Simple Solutions for House Training Puppies   Having a preplan for Potty Training before your puppy arrives home is a good idea.   New puppy parents automatically set down their new puppy inside the house to roam. That’s mistake number one. The new puppy will return the favor by automatically peeing in the house.  From […]

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Dogs Fearing Car Rides

Dog Training Santa Cruz County Contact Us: 831-359-6926 What causes dogs to fear entering cars?  An age-old question for sure. Many dog fears have unknown beginnings.  For these sometimes we speculate to have some understanding to deal with the problems. Although, for this particular problem we must first consider one specific possibility; Motion Sickness.  It’s not out of […]

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Training Puppies and Dogs to Sit – Santa Cruz

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Dog Training Loose-Leash Walking

Dog Training Santa Cruz Contact Us: 831-359-6926   The unnatural walk for dogs   Dogs weren’t born to walk with collars and leashes around their necks. If dogs were they would’ve been born with them. It’s somewhat a cliché but non-the-less true. It’s so unnatural it’s amazing how they’re able to adapt over-time.  That’s how resilient the species is. However, Loose-Leash […]

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Training Dogs to Stop Barking

Giovannas Dog Training Contact Us: 831-359-6926 Training Dogs to stop Barking   Attempts to control dogs from excessive Barking can seem futile to dog owners. It’s not only annoying to neighbors but nerve-racking to the owners. It’s a behavior that owners will finally stop trying to control out of frustration. It then becomes a matter of how much the […]

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Private Dog and Puppy Training – Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties

Private Santa Cruz Dog Training Contact Us: 831-359-6926   Benefits for Private Dog and Puppy Training    The benefits for Private Dog and Puppy Training with Giovannas Dog Training are many. There’s fewer distractions, dogs can focus better, there’s more and better personal attention, owners can work on details, training is customized, dogs can learn better social skills […]

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Dog Training a Reliable Down

Dog training in Santa Cruz County Contact us: 831-359-6926   Training a Reliable Down is a good thing to teach your dog. It’s a relaxing position for dogs and they naturally go into a slow down mode. Dogs will turn their hips into the ground when ready to relax. That’s always a good sign.  We know dogs go […]

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Training dogs a Reliable Heel

Dog Training lessons Santa Cruz Contact us: 831-359-6926   Training a dog to have a Reliable Heel can be time-consuming. Unless an owner is training for some type of competition they normally don’t want a strict Heel. Most owners are satisfied with loose-leash walking and no pulling.  If their dog is off lead they’re usually happy with the dog […]

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Choosing a Companion Dog

Santa Cruz county Dog Training Contact Us: 831-359-6926    A Companion Dog simply means keeping owners company. It’s a very simple concept that gets lost in the overall idea of having a dog.  Dogs full-fill particular needs for owners on a personal level. In this article “Companion Dog” will be used in the broad sense of the […]

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Training Dogs to Stay

Santa Cruz County Canine Training Contact Us: 1-831-359-6926 Watch short video of Kayo an English Bulldog puppy. Kayo a 5.5 month old English Bulldog. I’m using some Obedience Training for his impulse control. Obedience Training for English Bulldogs can be very rewarding. Training a Dog to Stay in all or most situations makes life easy for […]

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Training Dogs to Come

Contact Us: 831-359-6926 Santa Cruz County Dog Training   Having a Reliable Come Command   Having a puppy or adult dog not Come (Recall) when called can be an owners nightmare.  It’s common for owners to believe at one time their puppies had a good Recall. However, puppy nature has a funny way of fooling  humans. Unfortunately for humans dogs senses […]

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Slowing Your Dogs Behavior Down.

Contact Us: 831-359-6926  Dog Training Santa Cruz County   Training Hyper-Active Dogs   “Slowing your dog down” is a term I use while working with hyper-active dogs. The usage comes from the fact so many dogs are overly amped up 24 hours 7 days a week.  While some people may not consider this a problem it actually is. Dogs with […]

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Training Dogs with a High Prey Drive

Contact Us: 831-359-6926 Santa Cruz County Dog Training   Understanding High Prey Drive Behavior    Many dog owners don’t understand this particular behavior in dogs.  First of all dog owners need to accept the fact that it’s normal behavior for dogs to chase. The first thing to learn are the reasons for the behavior. The second thing is […]

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Rottweilers the Ultimate Working Dogs.

Training Rottweilers Contact Us: 1-359-6926    History of the Rottweiler   Rottweilers are one the most rugged and dependable working dogs in the world. Their physical power, strength in running, and intelligence make them a favorite dog to own. These large dogs are known  to have great instincts for Obedience, Protection, and Tracking. Trained properly the movements of Rottweilers […]

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Dog Training for Fearful Rescue dogs.

Santa Cruz County Dog Trainers Contact Us: 831-359-6926 The Fearful Rescue Dog:   People with a big heart always want to help a fearful dog. If there’s a sad history about the dog the desire is stronger to help. However, the circumstances surrounding the dog can be difficult. If the adopters know the dog is fearful of people they could have […]

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Puppy to Adult Dog Chart – Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties

Santa Cruz County Dog Training Contact Us: (831) 359-6926   Light gray-Adult Medium gray- Senior Dark Grey- Geriatric Was website helpful? Is yes please take one minute to leave short comment. Or please Share With Friends by using Social Buttons. Thanks. David and Giovanna.

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Professional Dog Training for Chihuahuas

Dog Training in Santa Cruz County Contact Us: 831-359-6926   Chihuahuas also need Behavior training and Obedience training. These little cute dogs without proper dog training can become Cujos. Chihuahuas easily develop phobia-like symptoms to almost everything in their immediate environment. The lack of  Socialization usually leads to much chaos in their behavior. The breeds genetic makeup […]

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