The Difference Between Group Class and In-Home Training

The Difference Between Group Class and In-Home Training When you start to think about training your dog, whether it’s for basic obedience or any other reason, you should be aware of the different types of training available. Here at Colonial Dog Training we firmly believe that in-home training is the most effective training style, but … Continued

Aggressive Dogs Are Not Hopeless!!

Aggressive Dogs Are Not Hopeless!! Does your dog snap, become tense, or play too aggressively with you or other dogs? Is he quick to get moody or territorial over toys? Read on if you’re at your wits’ end with an aggressive dog – or if you fear a minor behavior might be getting worse. Some … Continued

Make Dog Training Fun and Rewarding!

Make Dog Training Fun and Rewarding!  It doesn’t matter what kind of dog you have or what behavior issues they might be exhibiting — they can still benefit from dog training, and also, find it to be fun! When a dog excels in training, there is great relief and rewards for the owner, as they … Continued

Don’t Let A Behavior Problem Get Out of Control

Don’t Let A Behavior Problem Get Out of Control Colonial Dog Training believes that training should start early. The sooner you are able to address a behavioral issue the better. It is important to train a dog not only when they are a puppy, but also if they are an adult dog who is going … Continued

Training Prevents and Addresses Anxious Behaviors

Training Prevents and Addresses Anxious Behaviors  While working with a fellow dog trainer in Connecticut we talked about how most inappropriate behaviors from dogs tend to go back to some sort of anxiety. Dogs that are skittish or aggressive toward other dogs or maybe new people aren’t vicious beasts…they most likely were not properly socialized … Continued