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Our New Foster Dog – Dog Training – Salt Lake City – Utah

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Four Legged Scholars – Dog Training – Salt Lake City – Utah Stella and I want to share our experience with fostering a dog. I have never fostered a dog before and I wanted to give it a try. Stella and my husband have been kind enough to let me have another dog in our home. Basically, I just gave him puppy dog eyes till he said yes. I picked her up on Saturday and brought her home. I am used to a 35 pound dog. My foster dog, named Mocha is about twice her weight. As I was being dragged to my car I thought to myself. “My adventure has began.” At this point, I was wondering what this was going to be like. Then I remembered that I […]


A Big Training Secret That You Should Know – Dog Training – Salt Lake City

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Four Legged Scholars – Dog Training – Salt Lake City and Surrounding Areas Do you wish that your dog would listen to you? We understand, and you are not alone. We want to let you in on a big secret that will get your dog to listen to you. First, I will tell you a personal story. Seiki, my border collie, loved to run off-leash. I would take him everywhere to let him run and get exercise. When it was time to leave he wouldn’t always come to me immediately. I knew that training took time, so I left extra time in my schedule to train him. Instead of rushing to leave the park when it was time to go, I left extra time to train him. Knowing that I […]


One of the Biggest Secrets in Choosing a Good Dog Trainer? – Dog Trainers – Salt Lake City

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Trainers – Salt Lake City Are you struggling with getting your dog to listen to you? We understand, and we know that we can help you. However, it is your choice to choose and there are many dog trainers. Salt Lake City has so many options. Your decision on choosing a Salt Lake City dog trainer can be overwhelming. We are going to let you in on a huge secret to your success with dog training. Salt Lake City has trainers that are inexpensive and expensive. There are also trainers that sell programs and ask for the money investment up front. Some allow you to pay as you go, and you can just commit to one session at a time. Last night, I received […]


Success Story – From Fear to Calm – Salt Lake City – Dog Training

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Four Legged Scholars – Salt Lake City – Dog Training Do you struggle with a dog that has fear issues? You are not alone and we can help! Megan came to us with a border collie that was fearful of numerous situations. Belle, her border collie, felt fear in her apartment when dogs barked, doors shut, fireworks went off and during many other sudden noises. When new people entered her apartment Belle also barked at them and didn’t feel comfortable at all. To make things even more stressful for Megan, Belle also experience stressed in the outdoor environment. Whenever, Megan took her outside around her apartment complex, Belle would generally see a person, dog or a hear a noise. All of these would cause her to intensely pull on the […]


Help! My Dog is Skittish and Fearful of Men – Dog Trainers – Salt Lake City

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Trainers – Salt Lake City Are you stressed because your dog is stressed around men? Does your dog appear skittish and fearful when men come to your home? Unfortunately, this is a common issue. Fortunately, we can help you. First, many dogs are more fearful around men because they move more assertive than woman. They tend to move in ways that are less fluid than woman. Their voice is deeper and sometimes they are stockier. Woman tend to move a bit more slowly and fluidly. Of course, there are always exceptions. However, these differences can make some dogs feel a bit more uncomfortable around men. When applying the techniques below, we highly recommend that you consult with professional dog trainers. Salt Lake City has […]


Meet Our New Dog Training Partner – Salt Lake City – Dog Training

Becca Shreiar - Salt Lake City - Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars – Salt Lake City – Dog Training Do you wish that your dog would listen to you? You are not alone and we can definitely help! I am the founder and owner of Four Legged Scholars LLC, Salt Lake City, Dog Training. Recently I moved to Ohio and it has been important to continually help as many Salt Lake City dogs as possible. As a result, we have a new trainer, Becca Shreiar, that is partnering with us. She lives in Salt Lake City and can help you with your dog in-person. Becca went through an extensive interview process and passed with flying colors.  She has extensive knowledge on reward-based training. As a result she follows the recommendations of the American Veterinarian Association of Animal Behavior. She […]


How to Keep Your Dog Safe During the Holidays – Salt Lake City – Dog Training

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Four Legged Scholars LLC– Salt Lake City – Dog Training With the holidays coming I hear: “how do I keep my dog safe?” Keeping our dogs safe is so important and we want to do it right. It can be tempting to feed your dog human food in Salt Lake City. Dog training can require much treat usage. However, there are a tons of human foods that can be dangerous to your dog especially during the holidays. Chocolate, grapes, avacado, onions, and cooked bones are all not good to feed your dog even during the holidays or during dog training. Salt Lake City has my pet stores where you can buy healthy dog treats or you can make your own treats (recipe below). Cooked bones can splinter in your dog’s […]


Are You and Your Dog Stressed Because You are Moving? – Salt Lake City – Dog Training

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Salt Lake City – Dog Training This week has been crazy for myself and Stella. My husband and I are packing to move. We have all been there. Cramming all of your belongings into boxes and wondering how you have collected so much stuff. You may feel stressed about the move. Your dog feels stressed too as their home gets turned upside down. How can we help them? We are moving from West Jordan to Salt Lake City. Dog training does not always ensure that your dog will be calm and safe during a move. So we wanted to write a few tips. DAP, Rescue Remedy, and calming treats are great natural remedies to use to help keep your dog calm. You can buy them […]


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