Make sure you hire a dog trainer who has received their credentials from the CCPDT (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers). The CCPDT is the leading independent certifying organization for the dog training profession. The CCPDT is the frontrunner in the development of rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery of humane, science-based dog training practices. The trainer should have one or more of the following after their name: CPDT-KA; CPDT-KSA; or CBCC-KA.
Hello, I am Jamie Bozzi and we’re here at Dog Beach and Ocean Beach, in beautiful San Diego, Calif. Today I’m going to show you how to teach your dog to lie down. Three Steps to Train a Dog to Lay Down You’ll need a marker and a motivator — treats. What is a down … Read More »
I’m Jamie Bozzi of SMRTDog.com and we’re here at Dog Beach in Ocean Beach in beautiful San Diego, California. Today I’m going to be discussing how to choose a dog for an active lifestyle. And by active lifestyle, we mean a single person living alone who exercises frequently. Active Dog Breeds All dogs require physical … Read More »