Another hugely successful training day for Doris + Duke! Watch as Duke nails the sit and learns to "down." Doris is really progressive with progressively longer down-stays and recall into a sit.
By Koru K9 Dog Training and Rehabilitation Ray and I were at breakfast at the Seal Rock Inn this weekend. There was a family sitting next to us having breakfast. The dad was sandwiched in between his two young sons who were coloring. One would scream to get the father's attention, begging the father to
Follow Doris and Duke on their obedience training journey with Koru K9 Dog Training in San Francisco. Day two brought a refresh of the "sit" and "down" command for Doris...who absolutely nailed those commands. Next was an introduction of "stay" with Doris. She's one smart girl and got it almost immediately! Duke worked more on
By Koru K9 Dog Training and Rehabilitation A few days ago, we posted an introduction to feeding your dog a species appropriate diet. Now I would like to talk a bit about supplementation. Just like with humans, there is a lot of back and forth on what supplements, if any to take. My stance is
These two Frenchies are just too cute for words! Doris is 7 months old and big sister to baby Duke, who is 10 weeks old. Join them in their journey through puppy obedience!
By Koru K9 Dog Training and Rehabilitation My own journey into raw feeding started with my cats. I fed them nothing but the highest quality kibble, yet Star passed away suddenly at the age of 9 from renal failure. And so my research and education about species appropriate diets began. My cats were on a
In our blog post, "Consistency is Key," we touched briefly on how dogs learn. This blog post is a brief introduction on a few key concepts that are important to understanding how dogs learn and what Koru K9's dog training philosophy is based on. Operant vs Classical Conditioning If you took any Psychology classes, then
￼You think to yourself, “Oh, just this once, Fido looks so cute. I’ll let him [insert behavior here]...just this once.” Fess up...how many of you are guilty? And how many of you were aggravated the next time Fido repeated that behavior? You know what I’m going to say, right? As a dog owner you must
The "sit" command is one of the most basic commands and typically one of the first that puppies are taught. Interacting and training your dog not only teaches your pooch proper manners and obedience, but it helps to create and strengthen your bond. To teach a “sit” command you have to take the