Category Archives: Obedience

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Training Your Dog To Tolerate Nail Trimming

As a Los Angeles dog trainer, I get a lot of dogs that will not tolerate their groomer, vet or owners trying to trim their nails. Most dogs will snatch their paws away, scream or even trying to bite you. It’s universally uncomfortable for them in my experience. Knowing this, I like to make sure all […]

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Teaching Kids How To Act Around Dogs | Los Angeles Dog Trainer

A big part of dog training is training people. By teaching people how to interact with dogs properly, I bet we’d be able to avoid 80-90% of dog bites. Usually bites aren’t un provoked. For a lot of you guys it’s too late. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks ya know… but I […]

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Get Your Dog Playing Fetch | Los Angeles Dog Trainer

Here’s another fun write-up from your favorite Los Angeles Dog Trainer, (well at least your dog’s favorite.) Seriously, I take play with your dog very seriously, and in this post we’ll get into the game of fetch. Aside from the obvious benefit of playing fetch like the fact that it’s good exercise, fetch can be […]

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Exposure ≠ Socialization

Exposure Does Not Equal Socialization More and more I go to evals and people tell me that they don’t understand why their dogs are dog reactive. “I mean we’ve socialized her a ton. She goes to the dog park every day and day care a couple times a week.” My response is usually… that’s your problem. […]

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Canine Good Citizen Training | Los Angeles

Lately we’ve been getting a lot of request for Canine Good Citizen training, so it seems right to discuss the program and why we think it’s so important. Here at iWorkDogs, our aim is to educate people as much as it is to train dogs. We believe there are standards for well behaved dogs, and requirements for […]

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