We want to tell you a huge secret! When you train your dog not only does your dog listen to you better but other problems that you had might just disappear. Sometimes just giving your dog mental stimulation, eliminates problem behaviors that you have not addressed through dog training. The reason for this is simple. Many dog breeds just want to use their minds. If they are bored then they are more likely to be aggressive, bark or destroy your house. So keep it simple. If you have several of problems with your dog then just begin with some simple obedience dog training. Salt Lake City has many resources where you can learn about simple methods. As a result, you might be surprised to see some larger behavioral problems go away.
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Johanna Teresi, Professional Dog Trainer and Owner of Four Legged Scholars LLC, Dog Training, Salt Lake City, Utah