LIFE ON ALY’S ACRES

The Come When Called Game!

COME WHEN CALLED GAME Who says learning can’t be FUN!!!  You can teach your pup to COME WHEN CALLED by playing a fun game with your dog.  There are many variations of the game, but I love having the game played with two people and a dog that wins no matter who he goes to!…

Aly’s dual purpose Learning Leash with..

Greetings to all of my friends! Visiting another oldie but goodie!  Are you tired of some of your training tools not working for you? Were you unable to establish a great foundation? Join me as I walk through my neighborhood, encounter furry friends with their humans and offer some tips.  We will learn how my training…

Place: A defined space with a clear bo..

PLACE, Place, place. What the heck is it and why should you use it with your pup? I use “Place” daily in my training with EVERY puppy and dog. I use it because it teaches a pup and a human how to be better connected and how to have a calm state of mind. A…

Lunch with 9 dogs

Have you ever been in a coffee store, patiently waiting for your Crème Brulee with Coconut Milk, and there, off to the side is a bedraggled parent with a screaming kid, that is demanding some yummy delight, and all you can do is smile and hope that they give that kid something to settle him…

Indoor activities with your pooch

RAINY DAY FUN with INDOOR ACTIVITIES Rainy days (or too hot or too cold days too) can be fun-filled days with your pup or dog!   One of my favorite indoor games to play is what I call the FOOD FIND IT GAME.   In this one game, you are going to be working all kinds of…

The vlog is coming…Life on Aly’s Acres

Aly here! I’ve been working hard to bring some new content and information to all of my awesome followers. Here is a quick preview of that is to come…

3 Easy Tips to Stop a Dog From Pulling..

If you are reading this blog…you have either walked a dog that has pulled, sniffed and lunged to distraction or seen a dog doing it . Isn’t it irritating? Doesn’t it make walking a chore rather than the pleasant, bonding experience that it could be? In this blog post I am going to talk about…

Keep your Pooch off Santa’s ‘Naughty’ ..

  Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town and all the relatives too…Tough on you and Tougher on your Pooch… If you want your pup to stay off Santa’s Naughty List, then remember, it’s the Season when your pooch needs protection from kids and over-exuberant adults. There are no days off or Holiday’s for dogs!!!  …

American Veterinary Society of Animal ..

Position Statement on Puppy Socialization My grandma always said, “Show me your friends, and I’ll show you your future.”  The same is true for your beloved pup!  What dogs your pup meets- matters.  How your pup meets dogs- matters.  When your pup meets dogs -matters.  We have a small window, from 8-12 weeks, to set…

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