How To Teach Your Pet To Relax

Lori Holmberg, M.A. The definition of relax is to make less tense, rigid or firm. Teaching your dog or cat how to relax is as important as teaching him how to sit or come when called. It can be used to calm him when he becomes excited or to help get control of him...

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Nothing In Life Is Free

Lori Holmberg, M.A.  Nothing In Life Is Free is a program to get your dog to be more responsive to you and to teach him that all good things in life come through you. The basis of this program is simple: Your dog must obey a command from you before he receives...

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Desensitization and Counter Conditioning

Two techniques which can be particularly useful in the modification of problem behavior in pets are called desensitization and counter conditioning. These procedures are often used in combination to eliminate inappropriate behaviors and replace them with more...

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Why Adopt A Shelter Pet

Why Adopt A Shelter Pet

Why You Should Consider Adopting A Shelter Dog At Aurora Family Dog Training we’re huge supporters of the difficult work that animal shelters do every day. We’re lucky that in Colorado we have a supportive community that helps multiple animal welfare organizations...

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Dog Parks Of Aurora

Dog Parks Of Aurora

Dog Parks Of Aurora Aurora is a great place to be a dog owner! From the sunshine year round that makes the potty breaks that much more bearable to the amazing dog-friendly community and of course some of the best dog parks in the nation, Aurora is a great place to be...

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Dog Park Safety

Dog Park Safety

Dog Park Safety Here at Aurora Family Dog Training, we love off-leash dog parks! They’re a great way to exercise, socialize and just have fun with your dog. But there are a few things to consider before bringing your dog to an off-leash dog park. Will Your Dog Enjoy...

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