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Are You Feeling Stressed Because Your Puppy Cannot Sit?- Salt Lake City – Puppy Training

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Salt Lake City – Puppy Training Do you feel stressed or embarrassed because your puppy cannot sit? This is such a common command that when our dogs or pups don’t know it, we can feel ashamed or feel as if something is wrong. We get it. You are not alone. In fact, I just trained two older dogs this past week to sit. They didn’t know the command and one of them even had trouble even offering a sit. She just wanted to stand. So let’s create your dog to sit now. We will help you with your Salt Lake City puppy training. One method is to use a lure. Put a treat in your hand. Touch your hand to your puppy’s muzzle. Then move […]


6 Must Know Tips for Firework Safety With Your Dog – Obedience Salt Lake City

Obedience Salt Lake City - Firework Saftey

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Obedience – Salt Lake City It is that time of year of again with the 4th of July and Pioneer Day. The big bangs and booms can scare many dogs. This is the time of year that people forget about safety with their dogs, and they easily lose them. Their dog runs off because he is stressed and wants to get away from all of the noise. In their frenzy most of them cannot find their way back home. As a result, we wanted to write about what you can do personally to ensure safety with your dog this time of year. Obedience (Salt Lake City) has very little to do with whether your dog will run off or not. It has more to do […]


Our New Training Partner – Alyssa Giles – Salt Lake City – Dog Trainer

Salt Lake City - Dog Trainer - Alyssa Giles

Alyssa Giles, Bachelors Psychology, Salt Lake City, Dog Trainer How Did You Get Started in Salt Lake City Dog Training?  As expected, I grew up with dogs and was the one in my family most interested in training them. I had a variety of other pets (cats, a ferret, and rodents). As a teen. I regularly volunteered for a local animal shelter. I loved working with animals and was sure I’d be a veterinarian. My passion shifted to Salt Lake City dog training as I grew older. What Is Your Education? I attended Utah State University. Initially I had an interest in Wildlife Science. After, I attending classes on behaviorism was hooked! I quickly switched my major to Psychology, worked with Dr. Carl Cheney, and graduated with my Bachelor’s degree […]


What Age is Best to Start Training Your Puppy? Puppy Training – Salt Lake City

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Puppy Training – Salt Lake City This is a common question that I get asked often. You get a puppy and then you wonder when is the best time to start training him? Can you start training too early or too late? For you, it is best to start training your puppy at 8 weeks of age. Your puppy learn so fast when he is young and it is easier to teach him good behavior than to have to change old / bad habits. When I work with an adult dog that has bad habits sometimes it can take years for that behavior to shift. When the puppy is young he can learn new behavior within weeks and sometimes days. So save yourself the headache […]


The # 1 Ingredient to Get Your Dog To Listen – Dog Training – Salt Lake City

Obedience to get your dog to listen - Dog Training - Salt Lake City

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Training – Salt Lake City Are you struggling with getting your dog to follow your command? Do you hate how your dog ignores you? We know how you feel. Let us help you. The number one ingredient to your success is commitment toward your dog training. Salt Lake City owners can know all of the training tools in the world and if commitment is not present then their dog will never listen to them. How do you formulate commitment? Many of us know that commitment is important. Knowing this is different from actually doing it. For example, I am suffering from back, neck and shoulder pain. I am going to a chiropractor. He told me that I have to do my exercises daily on […]


Do You Wish Your Dog Would Listen To You? – Dog Training – Salt Lake City

Alyssa Walker - Training Partner with Four Legged Scholars - Dog Training - Salt Lake City

Four Legged Scholars – Dog Training – Salt Lake City Are you stressed because your dog doesn’t listen to you? We understand how you feel. Help is here, right now, for you. We currently have a new trainer, Alyssa Walker (soon to be Giles), that is awesome and is happy to help you get your dog to listen now. Alyssa Walker and I have been friends for over ten years. I have wanted her to partner with Four Legged Scholars – Dog Training – Salt Lake City for quite some time. Alyssa has wanted too as well. Things weren’t aligning and finally alignment happened. Alyssa is now a training partner with us. Alyssa has much experience with dog training and behavior. She graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelors […]


Help My Puppy Is Hyper and I Don’t Know What to Do! – Obedience – Salt Lake City

Obedience - Salt Lake City - Enrichment Options for Puppies

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Obedience – Salt Lake City Are you struggling with a puppy that has so much energy that he is driving you nuts? This is a common issue. We want to help you so that you feel more peace with your puppy. First, you want to make sure your puppy is getting plenty of exercise. If this is something that you are struggling with see if a friend or dog walker can help walk your dog. It is a good idea to use someone who is also willing to work on obedience. Salt Lake City has plenty of places where your puppy can be walked, and it is good idea that good behavior is rewarded on the walk. Second, it is a good idea to give […]


5 Must Know Secrets About Shock Collars – Dog Training – Salt Lake City

How to get your dog to listen - Salt Lake City Dog Training

Four Legged Scholars LLC – Dog Training – Salt Lake City Do you wish that your dog would just listen to you all of the time? We understand, and your dog can learn to listen to you. We are here to help you create just that! There are many methods and techniques that can be used during dog training. Salt Lake City has a variety of trainers that train in many different ways. In fact, many of them a strong advocates for shock collars. These trainers will tell you many positive reasons shock collars work and that they are safe for your dog. Most of they tell you are myths and are not proven through science. At Four Legged Scholars LLC Dog Training (Salt Lake City), we believe knowledge is […]


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