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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]


Stop Barking Now – Obedience – Salt Lake City

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Obedience – Salt Lake City Are you stressed because your dog barks on walks? We understand the stress. Let’s help you create peace of mind now so you can enjoy your walks again! I absolutely love the LAT (look at that) command, and it is super simple to use. When your dog wants to bark he will generally form an alert body posture. His ears and tail are up and forward. His body will also be stiff and his eyes are fixated on an object or sound. This is the time that obedience is crucial. Salt Lake City dog owners have found clicking during this alert body posture can create your dog to look back toward you for a treat. You are actually telling your […]


Are You Struggling with Your Stubborn Dog? – Obedience – Salt Lake City

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Obedience – Salt Lake City Are you struggling with a dog that is stubborn? We know how frustrating this can be. We assure you that we can help you. It doesn’t start with obedience. Salt Lake City dog trainers generally start with focusing on the “bad behavior.” I want to start with a personal experience of “listening”. My daughter, Iris, is now 4 years old. She struggles at times with feeling her emotions in a healthy manner and sometimes hits me, slams the door etc. The other day she was so upset that she yelled, hit me, ran upstairs and slammed her bedroom door. I knocked on the door and said calmly “what are you so upset about?” She was struggling with the words at […]


5 Things That You Must Avoid in Dog Training – Obedience – Salt Lake City

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Four Legged Scholars – Obedience – Salt Lake City Do you wish that your dog listened to you all of the time? We understand how you feel. We have helped many dogs and can help you too. It can be confusing to know the best ways to train your dog because there is conflicting information on the internet and on TV. Cesar Millan uses drastically different methods than Victoria Stilwell. However, both claim to get positive results. How do you know what is best? The American Veterinarian Society of Animal Behavior sheds some light and science onto the answer. They have done research and have found out that positive training tends to create better results and is better for your dog emotionally. It is not just important that your dog has […]


Are You Annoyed Because Your Dog Ignores You? Obedience Training – Salt Lake City

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Four Legged Scholars LLC – Obedience Training – Salt Lake City Are you feeling frustrated because your dog doesn’t respond to you? Does your dog appear to act like he isn’t listening? We understand, and we want to help. Let’s get your dog to listen now. A simple exercise to start with is getting your dog to listen to his name when is not distracted and then when he is distracted. We want your dog to look at you when you say his name. This increases obedience. Salt Lake City will be impressed because even when your dog is distracted he will stop what he is doing when you say his name. With your dog, looking at you, it will be much easier to get him to respond to other […]


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