Canine Lifestyle Academy and Jasmine’s House Pit Bull Organization are excited to announce our first public Canine Good Citizen test! Our goal is to CGC certify as many bully breed dogs in Maryland as possible – however, ALL dogs are welcome to take the exam! To become a Canine Good Citizen, your dog will need to be able to follow the guidelines listed here: AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Program. The cost per dog is $15, with the majority of […]
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Join us in Westminster on Wednesday nights for puppy socialization and training. Did you know that puppies need to be socialized to hundreds of people, dogs, objects, and sounds before they are 16 weeks old? Up until 16 weeks puppies are sponges for knowledge, learning what is safe and what is scary in the world, and learning doggy social skills. It is very easy to get a baby puppy acclimated to something new – everything is new to them! At […]
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“Come Fido!” The owner calls in a cheery voice. Fido, who had been sniffing a choice blade of grass, looks up and spots his two-legged companion. With a joyous expression on his face, Fido romps to his owner, tail wagging all the way. Does this sound familiar? No? How about this: “Come Fido! Fido, come! Come HERE! Fido, COME darnit! Come come COME!!!” If you are nodding your head and rolling your eyes, read on!
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Tug is a great game to play with your dog – it can be a great reward during training, a great way to exercise, or just a lot of fun! Contrary to what you might have heard, tugging does not cause your dog to be aggressive. That being said, there are rules to tug that your dog must learn and follow for both of you to have fun and stay safe. Rule #1: Do not take the tug unless […]
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