Book Review: Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy — McSquare Doodles
Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy turned out to be just an okay reading experience for me. While some aspects of this book were helpful, it felt like the book was trying to cover too much information. Read my full book review for details.
Struggling with Impulse Control with your Dog?
Remember these 13 middle school teaching strategies when you’re training your dog. Like middle school students, dogs need help with impulse control, so why not use proven teaching techniques to set your dog up for training success?
How to Pass the Canine Good Citizen Test — McSquare Doodles
The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen test consists of ten practical tasks to test how well a dog behaves in his community and around other dogs. Learn more about the program, and specific training tips for each of the ten CGC tests.
Book Review: Canine Enrichment for the Real World — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts
If you’re a responsible dog parent trying to make the most out of the limited time you have with your dog, then this book about canine enrichment is well worth the read. You’ll find numerous practical ideas for incorporating enrichment activities into your dog’s life every day. Read our full book review.
Resource Library Opt In — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts
Do you want to spend more time training your dog, but you're not sure where to find that time? Read our FREE 45-page ebook for tips and advice to work effectively with your dog every day. Grab this A to Z list of inspiring ideas to energize your training journey with your dog by subscribing to our community of therapy dog enthusiasts! #dogtraining #dogtrainingideas #therapydogideas #mcsquaredoodles
Seven Strategies for Maintaining Good Sleep Hygiene — McSquare Doodles
Transforming into a morning person was a change I thought I'd never experience. But with two pups needing daily walks in the summer Arizona heat, waking up early was no longer an option. Read more about the seven strategies I used regularly to help me maintain a good sleep schedule. #sleephygiene #sleephygieneideas #goodsleep
Tackling Doodle Enthusiasm for Meeting People — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts
Bernie McSquare's high level of engagement with me enabled him to ignore another dog as we practiced "Accepting a Friendly Stranger" for the AKC's Canine Good Citizen test. #CGC #dogtraining #dogtrainingideas #McSquareDoodles
Practical Dog Training Tips for Busy People: P is for Places You Walk — McSquare Doodles | Therapy D
Practical Dog Training Tips for Busy People - P is for Places You Walk. If your dog gets a daily walk, then trying new routes will help you find the time to challenge your dog every day. Even if your training lasts for just a few minutes! Read more at McSquare Doodles! #McSquareDoodles #dogtraining #dogtrainingtips #therapydogtraining
Humarian's Probonix Passes this Dog Mom's Picky Pants Testing — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthu
Humarian's Probonix Daily Probiotic for Dogs makes keeping your best friend's gut healthy simple and easy. Just 8 drops a day for large dogs (30 pounds and over) or 6 drops for small dogs (under 30 pounds).#ad #HumarianAmbassador #probiotic #probioticsforpets
Create A Canine Command Center — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts
Pet parents get organized. Create your own canine command center to store all of your dog supplies. Easy project to help declutter! Space saving idea for small condos or apartments. Easily see leashes, harnesses, training leads, treat bags, poop bags, and more. #organize #smallspaceidea #dogproducts #McSquareDoodles
Practical Dog Training Tips for Busy People: X is for eXperts — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthu
Practical Dog Training Tips for Busy People - X is for eXperts. Finding a dog obedience trainer who works well with you and your dog is crucial for success with dog training. Read why at McSquare Doodles! #McSquareDoodles #dogtraining #dogtrainingtips #therapydogtraining
Canine Functional Strengthening Exercises: The What, Why and How
Canine Functional Strengthening Exercises: Have you ever heard the term “functional strengthening exercises” and wondered what it means?
Practicing 5 Key Canine Good Citizen Skills in Every Day Destinations — McSquare Doodles | Therapy D
If you want to gauge whether or not your therapy dog in training will respond on cue, then exploring a variety of settings is a valuable use of your time. This practice will also offer you different opportunities to work on distinct skills to help your dog become a certified therapy dog. So where do you go? Read on... #CGC #CGCTraining #dogtrainingideas #DogFriendlyIdeas #McSquareDoodles
Early Morning Training: Trying the Behavioral Down Protocol — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusi
Early Morning Training: Trying the Behavioral Down Protocol from Mark McCabe with Training Between the Ears. This fairly simple relaxation protocol allows me to get caught up on a few tasks while training our dog at the same time. #dogtraining #dogtrainingideas #McSquareDoodles
Park Obedience Class Strengthens My Bond with Lizzie — McSquare Doodles | Therapy Dog Enthusiasts
Working on basic dog obedience skills with increased distance, duration, and distractions is always engaging with the variety of activities provided during Park Obedience Class. Drop-in dog training allows for more flexibility in my schedule and there are always new dogs around for practicing neutral dog behavior. #dogtraining #dogtrainingideas #therapydogtraining #McSquareDoodles
Year Of The Dog: 52 Weeks Of Dog-Friendly Activities - Boogie the Pug
A year of spending time with your dog is a year well spent. Enjoy these 52 dog-friendly activities with your best furry friend.