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Best family dog breeds: Houston dog trainer shares her top picks
HOUSTON – If you’re thinking of adding a new puppy to your family, it’s important to consider what dog breed best fits your lifestyle. Each dog is different, but there are general and somewhat predictable personality traits associated with specific dog breeds,” said Bennett, the puppy expert who trained our beloved Tex. According to Bennett, is important that you ask yourself a series of important questions before bringing a new dog into your family unit. Are you physically able to provide the necessary exercise for a high energy dog? Talk to professional dog trainers who will be able to discuss the challenges of particular breeds,” she recommended.
5 things you need to know to keep your dog safe during hurricane season
It’s a great reminder to prepare ourselves and our dogs for hurricane season. Just make sure that you have the basics, grab that bag and run with your dog,” she said. Keep that update now, because we never know,” said Bennett, who suggests not only keeping the vaccinations record on your phone, but also on your emergency case in case you lose power. So, it’s important because they’re going to go crazy and we’re going to have an emotional emergency going on that can also freak out our dogs. If they are very familiar and safe in a crate with a blankie that smells like home, it’s going to help them so much,' said Bennett.
Hurricane preparedness for dogs: Houston puppy trainer shares 5 safety tips | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
Hurricane preparedness for dogs: Houston puppy trainer shares 5 safety tips | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: July 23, 2020, 2:32 pmYou're probably aware by now that there's a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico that's headed straight for Texas. It's a great reminder to prepare ourselves and our dogs for hurricane season. The puppy expert, Stephanie Bennett, owner of Believe in Dog Training, shared 5 things you can do now to keep your dogs safe in case of emergency.
Houston dog trainer shows how to teach your dog to ‘stay’ on command
But puppy expert and owner of Believe in Dog Training, Stephanie Bennett, shares a simple solution to give your dog boundaries. “We are going to teach them how to stay on the place. ‘Place’ means place, until I tell you otherwise. “The picture of ‘place’ for the dog, is four feet on the bed. Set small goals as you slowly add distraction, distance and duration, and reward your dog with a tiny treat for success.
Want to get your puppy's growling under control? Here's how from a Houston dog expert
Puppy expert Stephanie Bennett, owner of Believe in Dog Training, visited the Houston Life studio with a rottweiler puppy named Hank, to help us understand growling, a perfectly natural dog behavior. Growling is not a bad dog behavior. There are many different reasons why a dog may growl, we talk about it mostly for fear. Punishing a dog for growling is like taking the batteries out of your smoke alarm. A growl is not dangerous, a dog that doesnt communicate at all is a dangerous dog, Bennett said.