Who Let The Dogs Out? Pointers For In Home Dog Training

Who let the dogs out?

Remember this song which gave birth to a rather popular phrase some years back? Perhaps, its fame can be traced to how it struck a cord on our collective subconscious. After all, not a few of us fear the warpath of dogs gone wild. Tattered items, shredded clothes, ruined furniture? unruly dogs spare nothing, it seems.

Those adorable canine creatures may appear as angels before our eyes, what with their wagging tails and hanging tongues, but many of us know what a bundle of bedlam they could really be.

Thankfully, dog house training has been perfected into a science in recent years. Dog house training seeks to instill discipline and good behavior upon our dogs through lessons that are carried out in a variety of ways. A dog owner can even choose between conducting dog house training himself, and enrolling his dog to a dog obedience training school.

In home dog training requires that the owner consider a few factors before proceeding.

1. Temperaments of the dog. In home dog training would still keep the dog confined at home. Hence, his general behavior should be considered. Throughout the various stages of dog house training, your canine friend would have to go through a rather emotional ride. If your dog is the sensitive type, you might want to adjust some of the in home dog training exercises to fit complement his attitude.

2. Size of the house. In home dog training would have to utilize the space available inside the house, or the immediate vicinity. This requirement is often overlooked, resulting in poor optimization of the benefits of a dog house training program. Make sure that there is a space large enough to host the activities involved in dog house training.

3. Available materials. Some recommended paraphernalia are needed in conducting in home dog training. Most of them can be bought, but not all of us have the resources to purchase them. Of course we could always improvise. But would you have the manual dexterity as well as the basic skills to fabricate some of these equipments?

4. Do you have the time? In home dog training will require some substantial investment from you, mostly in terms of time. Will you be able to postpone some of life's other demands to conduct dog house training for your buddy? If you don't, in home dog training might just be left abandoned and would be rendered as an exercise in futility.

5. Do you have the patience? Your dog might prove uncooperative with certain activities. Will you have the tolerance level to deal with him then? In home dog training is not for everyone. If you feel you're not up to it, you cold always seek the help of experts. Remember, dog house training is a more affordable option, but is not necessarily the easier route to take.

With the proper in home dog training, it is guaranteed that you'll be singing the line "who let the dogs out" with glee rather than fear.

Ewen Chia is the owner of TrainingDog.org, which specializes in providing 100% free dog training information and resources for dog owners and lovers! Go here for more details: http://www.TrainingDog.org

In The News:

Valley couple starts toy drive for shelter pets  FOX 10 News PhoenixOne Valley couple had an idea to start a toy drive for shelter pets, creating the Santa Paws Project.
Pet Doc with Nikki Burdine: When/how to bathe your pets  WKRN News 2For today's Pet Doc segment, we are joined by Dr. Staci Cannon with Metro Animal Care and Control.
Pets, people enjoy the snow  WRAL.comPeople and pets headed outside to enjoy the snow on Dec. 9, 2018.
Pets need water in winter, too | Home and Garden | qctimes.com  Quad City TimesWe all recognize that hot weather will increase our dog's water intake, and we take steps to make sure an unlimited supply is available during the warmer ...
Pets of the week for Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018  La Crosse TribuneCharisma is a 1-year-old spayed cat who is current on vaccinations. She would love to play all day and snuggle at night. She is very social and loves to spend ...
Keeping pets protected in cold weather  Live 5 News WCSCTemperatures are going to be frigid this weekend and it's important to keep our pets protected.
Pets as Christmas gift invites a disastrous outcome  Toledo BladeThe holiday season brings a flurry of feel-good commercials of kids overwhelmed with joy from a puppy or kitten given as a Christmas gift. However, the ...
Nearly 200 pets adopted in Muncie Saturday  WTHRThe Muncie animal shelter held an all-day holiday adoption event Saturday, even staying open until midnight.
Family pets killed in Union Co. fire  14 News WFIE EvansvilleUNION CO., KY (WFIE) - Uniontown Fire Department and Union County Fire and Rescue were dispatched to a structure fire on Buckman Lane Sunday morning.
New laws aim to protect pets from extreme weather  Vineland Daily JournalI hope that you will continue to do your part as vigilant animal advocates by reporting weather-related animal issues to your local police.
Pet advice column: How to make Christmas perfect for your furry friends  NW Evening MailMany animal lovers appreciate that Christmas is not a good time to take on a new pet. But how can we make sure our existing pets have a happy…
Local artists offer creative ways to capture your pet's likeness  The AdvocateAS ANIMAL LOVERS WILL ATTEST, pets are the real gifts that keep on giving. So why not immortalize them in a unique form of art? Pet portraits are increasingly ...
Holidays can add extra stress to some routine-driven pets | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona MirrorI think about the stress we subject ourselves to over the holidays and I know that has to feel doubled for our pets, who are completely routine-driven creatures.
'Howl-lday Bone-Anza' event spotlights adoptable pets  News 12 ConnecticutThe South Wilton Veterinary Group held its Howl-lday Bone-Anza event Sunday to get dogs and their humans ready for Christmas.
Dogged by old age, owners put their aging pets in care  Kyodo News PlusDemand for nursing homes for aging dogs is rising in Japan as elderly dog owners struggle to look after their aging pets who often require special care.
Pets of the Week: 12.09.18  Tyler Morning TelegraphJerry and Bailey are a pair of brothers that must be adopted together. They are available at the Humane Society's Pets Fur People in Tyler. These 5-year-old ...
12 days of SPCA Christmas pets: Meet Cajun, the dog from Dunedin  Stuff.co.nzOnce again, Stuff is working with SPCA New Zealand over the Christmas season to share with you 12 potential pets from across the country who are eagerly ...
Presents for pets take centre stage as 'fur babies' get gifts  The Sydney Morning HeraldPuppy owners will routinely spend up to $400 on furry family members this Christmas and entrepreneurs such as IDPet founder Katrina Thomson are ready and ...
Holiday Gifts for Pets  WTAJ - www.wearecentralpa.comMike Mastalski from Just Jaks Wags & Whiskers shares some items that are perfect holiday gifts for your pets!
Keep pets in your holiday spirit  Virginian-PilotOur pets are family. So, if you're like me, part of the thrill of the holidays is celebrating with your pets. We have stockings hung for the dogs and everyone – the ...
An FDA warning and the case for rethinking Fluffy's fancy diet  The AdvocateWE ALL WANT WHAT'S BEST FOR OUR FIDOS, FIFIS, FEATHERY FRIENDS AND FERRETS, especially when it comes to our pets' nutrition. Pet food ...
Stressed Out Pets  Alabama Public RadioDuring the holidays, a pet owner may forget that changes in routine and activities can make your furry companion anxious and uneasy, which could leave both.
VETERINARY VIEWPOINTS: Getting a family pet | Lifestyles  Stillwater News PressYour family wants a pet – what should you get? A cat? A dog? A hamster? A pony?
8 Ways To Soothe A Grieving Pet & Help Them Feel Better  BustleCats and dogs might be animals, but just like us humans, they are capable of feeling a range of different emotions. You can tell when your pet is excited, anxious ...
Montreal sisters distribute supplies to help homeless and their pets  CTV NewsA recent story about a homeless person's dog freezing to death has galvanized two Montreal sisters to help both people and animals stay warm on the streets ...
Can you give these pets a forever home?  Daily EchoCAN you give either of these pets a forever home? These pets are currently residents at the Blue Cross Rehoming Centre near West End, Southampton.
Available pets from the Humane Society of Lake County  Daily CommercialHere are this week's available pets from the Humane Society of Lake County. To see more adoptable animals, go to www.humanelake.com.
Ashley Church: Renting with pets - is it acceptable?  Newstalk ZBKiwis are abandoning their pet animals so they can secure housing as renting becomes a crisis for many families, Regular guest and property commentator As.
Louisville animal shelter reaches capacity, waiving fees for owners to claim pets  WLKY LouisvilleThe Louisville Metro Animal Shelter is full and waiving fees for anyone wanting to reclaim their animals.
Veterinarians caution against cannabis for pets  BrunswickanLocal veterinarians are hesitant about animals consuming cannabis due to insufficient research.
Rescue pets came to Batavia on Saturday in a truck from Kentucky. Soon it will return south with food for those in need.  Chicago TribuneMore than eight dozen puppies and kittens along with adult dogs and cats, arrived in Batavia Saturday morning from Harlan and Hazard counties in Kentucky, ...
Pets get to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus in Cape Girardeau, MO  KFVSCAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - It's that time of year when kids are eagerly waiting to sit on Santa's lap and ask for gifts this Christmas. However this year ...
Authorities investigating after 2 family pets killed in Douglas County  WDAF FOX4 Kansas CityLAWRENCE, Kan. -- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help after two dogs were killed in the southeast part of the county this week.
Maximizing nutrition for pets and the benefits of homemade food  WJLAHolistic veterinarian Dr. Judy Morgan is on a mission to open pet owners' eyes to the benefits of homemade food. Her new book “Yin and Yang Nutrition for ...
Pets enrich lives at Sauk Rapids assisted living facility  St. Cloud TimesPets have been shown to improve the physical and mental health of their owners.
A holiday tribute to pets  GazetteNETIf the world was all golden retrievers, there would never be any arguments, my husband Dan once told me. Who knew I was married to such a wise philosopher?
Cutest Pets Of Waltham [Photos]  Waltham, MA PatchWALTHAM, MA — Waltham loves their pets. We got to wondering what's the last photo any of us had taken of our favorite furry roommates. So we put that ...
SPCA: Tips to protect your pet from freezing temperatures  WRAL.comThe SPCA of Wake County is asking pet owners to protect their pets from the harsh temperatures expected this week.
Pets with Potential: Meet Sammy Davis Jr.  WCAXThis very vocal feline is named after a famous musician with the same talent!
Harmful holiday foods for pets  Trinidad Guardiandog eating. Kristel-Marie Ramnath. Christmas is a time for indulgence in rich, fatty foods and many pet owners find it hard to resist the pleading eyes of a ...
Christmas 2018: Top presents for pampered pets  expressandstar.comIt's not just us humans that will be looking forward to what Santa leaves under the tree - our feathers, furry, and even scaly friends will be too!
Wags for pet-friendly Flag  Arizona Daily SunWhen Karah Lindbergh moved from New Orleans to Flagstaff in March, she worried that she wouldn't be able to take her dog everywhere like she had in the ...
WATCH: 5 pets the internet loved in 2018  Business Insider South AfricaFrom a dog that rides a horse to a squirrel who thinks he's a puppy, the internet fell in love with these precious pets in 2018.
Aiken County Animal Shelter pets for adoption for Dec. 9  Aiken StandardHere are some incredible dogs and cats that are currently up for adoption at the Aiken County Animal Shelter, 333 Wire Road.
PetSmart to offer photos of pets with Santa Claus for free  The Oklahoma DailyPetSmart in Norman will offer free pet photos with Santa Claus to celebrate the holiday season starting Dec. 8.
Pet Friendly Pics with Santa  Minnesota MonthlyPet Evolution and a special guest from the North Pole are inviting families and their pets for a special photo opportunity benefiting BART (Basic Animal Rescue ...
Keep pets safe from decorations  Texarkana GazetteDear Readers: How can we keep our pets safe around our holiday decorations? Here are a few suggestions:
Rescue pets of the week: Penelope and Rogue  St. Cloud TimesPenelope is a spunky 1.5-year-old, spayed American Staffordshire Terrier mix that has been in our care since July undergoing treatment for heartworm. Nearing ...
Adoptable pets in Tucson  Arizona Daily StarADOPTED: So many cats and dogs were adopted from local rescue groups — thank you Tucson for opening your homes. Miata from The Animal League of ...
Annie And Bambi Are Manvilles Pets Of The Week  Patch.comAnnie And Bambi Are Manville's Pets Of The Week - Manville, NJ - Meet Annie and Bambi! They have been chosen as Manville Patch's Pets Of The Week!
Santa Claus stopped by Gainesville Pet Rescue  WCJBPets and their owners lined up to take pictures with Kris Kringle.
These adorable pets need new homes!  WCVB BostonHave room in your home and heart for one (or two!) of these adorable, deserving pets? They're waiting to meet you at MSPCA-Boston!
Best Friends Animal Society encourages people to adopt homeless pets this holiday season  KUTV 2News(KUTV) -- Best Friends Animal Society wants people to save the life of a homeless pet this holiday season. Best Friends Animal Society is encouraging families ...
Nine family pets die in Orléans house fire  Ottawa CitizenA fire investigator was dispatched to the scene of an Orléans house fire to determine the cause of a blaze that killed nine family pets, including two dogs and two ...
Pets pose for photos with Santa  RiverheadLOCALCritters of all shapes and sizes posed for pictures with Santa today at Talmage Farm Agway in Riverhead. Talmage Farm Agway hosts an annual “Pet Santa” ...
Groups say devices kill non-target wildlife, including pets  Daily Inter LakeFederal wildlife workers kill coyotes in Montana with an arsenal of lethal approaches. They shoot them from he.
The Biggest Trends In The Pet Industry  ForbesThe pet industry has seen explosive growth, especially among young, independent brands. These trends are what's happening now in the industry and these ...
Occupants and pets spared in house fire in West Knox Co.  Knoxville News SentinelNo one was injured in a house fire that caused major damage to a home on Sierra Vista Lane on Saturday, according to Rural Metro.
Warning to keep chocolates away from dogs and follow these pet proofing tips this Christmas  Isle of Wight County PressVETS are urging owners to add house "pet proofing" to their Christmas to-do lists.
Keeping furry friends warm in the winter  Lincoln Journal StarI'm an avid dog walker. I walk my two small dogs, Sammy and Penny Lane, several times a day.
How to keep your pets safe and happy this Christmas  Derbyshire LiveAnimal lovers are being asked to help 'stock the sleigh' to help neglected, abused and suffering animals this Christmas. In December 2017, the RSPCA received ...
'A member of the family': How pets enrich the lives of seniors in assisted living  St. Cloud TimesSAUK RAPIDS — Lena is one of the newer residents of Ridgeview Place Senior Living in Sauk Rapids. She likes to look out the window, prefers to be scratched ...
Pets of the Week: Dec. 9, 2018 | Lifestyle  Longview News-JournalElsa. Elsa: 3-year-old schnauzer; female. See Regard4Life.org or email [email protected] . Abby. Abby: 1-year-old Chihuahua mix; female.
St. Paul considering banning stores from selling pets from puppy and kitten mills  KMSP-TVThe city of St. Paul is considering an ordinance that would prevent pet stores from selling pets from puppy and kitten mills.
Elderly pet owners get care advice and coffee  News & StarA BRAMPTON vet practice took to the road to deliver advice on caring for elderly pets.
Fortnite season 7 Battle Pass: all skins, pets, gliders and unlocks  PolygonFortnite's new Battle Pass gives you buff Santa, new pets and a giant yeti. Season 7's Battle Pass has 100 tiers of unlockable rewards.
PAWS Chicago extends hours for 2-day adoption marathon; More than 100 pets need homes  WLS-TVPAWS Chicago is holding its 11th annual Holiday Adopt-a-Thon this Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 at its Lincoln Park adoption center, located ...
12 days of SPCA Christmas pets: Meet Caramel Latte, the rabbit from Renwick  Stuff.co.nzOnce again, Stuff is working with SPCA New Zealand over the Christmas season to share with you 12 potential pets from across the country who are eagerly ...
Want to Take Your Pet on Your Next Vacation? Here Is What You Need to Know  The New York TimesIs it safe? What are the rules? What to pack? The six questions you should ask before you take your pup on a plane.
More than 30 pets from house fire handed over to humane society  ABC17News.comMore than 30 pets were handed over to the Central Missouri Humane Society on Monday after they were found in small cages, covered in urine and feces, the ...
Fresh frozen meats for pets recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes  Food Safety NewsColumbia River Natural Pet Foods is recalling Cow Pie *fresh* frozen meats for dogs and cats because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The b.
Forever Pets  KCBDForever Pets is a monthly segment featuring adoptable pets brought to you by KCBD, South Plains Veterinary Clinic, and Lubbock Animal Services.
Amazon 12 Days of Deals Day 7: Pet, Cameras & Baby  WRAL.comThe Amazon 12 Days of Deals Day 7 offers include great buys on pet toys, pet food, flea collars, pet supplements, pet ramps, pet stairs, Fujifilm Instax Mini 26 + ...
Too Much Vitamin D In Dog Food May Have Poisoned Pets, Spurring Recalls And FDA Alert  NPRDog owners are advised to check labels and remain alert to symptoms of vitamin D toxicity, after the FDA issued a warning that it found excessive — and ...
All4Paws Pets of the Week | Community News  South Strand newsEach week, South Strand News features pets up for adoption from All4Paws Animal Rescue in Pawleys Island. Here are the featured pets for this week:
31,000 animals later, 'Pets on Parade' from Channel 3 turns 60  AZCentralThe well-loved Phoenix TV show "Pets on Parade" features adoptable animals on display each week. The show marks its 60th anniversary this week.
What's the best vacuum for pet hair?  EngadgetBy Tim Heffernan This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter ...
How to share the holiday love with your pets this Christmas  New Zealand HeraldPets have moved from the doghouse to the family house, and a growing number of furry friends are finding presents for them under Christmas trees. A new study ...
Mountain Lion Roaming Neighborhood in Gilroy, Killing Pets  NBC Bay AreaA mountain lion has been terrorizing a Gilroy neighborhood killing their animals and on Wednesday evening, a woman managed to get a picture of the big cat ...
Pets make great Christmas gifts, if you do it the right way  QuartzHave you thought about adopting a new pet for Christmas? Far from dismissing the idea, animal welfare groups now support the practice of gifting a pet for ...
Don't leave your pets home: 11 holiday events and activities to enjoy with your fur friends  Buffalo NewsIf the thought of leaving Fido at home while you go out and cut down your Christmas tree, attend ugly Christmas sweater parties or take family holiday photos ...
NYC Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Designed to Keep Families and Their Pets Together  PEOPLE.comA new domestic violence shelter open in Brooklyn, New York, wants to make sure no family has to decide between their pet and their safety again. On October ...
These holiday hazards can harm your pets  FOX 31 DenverDENVER -- There's a warning for all pet owners this holiday season. The plants and lights surrounding your festive display could be bad news for cats and dogs.
Louisville Shelter Waives Fee For Owners To Claim Pets  LEX18 Lexington KY NewsLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) – Louisville Metro Animal Services has reached maximum capacity — again. To help make room for animals coming in, the shelter is ...
Business is booming at the region's independently owned pet shops  Mountain XpressAs an independent pet retailer, “Business is good,” says Jenna Wilson, who owns Patton Avenue Pet Co.'s three outlets. Other locally owned pet suppliers ...
2 adults, 3 pets escape Monroe house fire  WKRC TV CincinnatiMONROE, Ohio (WKRC) - Two people and three pets were displaced after a house fire in Monroe early Tuesday. The blaze was reported on Amity Lane off ...
Dogs creating havoc in Savoy neighborhood, chasing down people and other pets  KXII-TVSix dogs have been terrorizing neighbors in a Savoy neighborhood. Just last week one dog nearly attacked a young boy who was riding his bicycle.
8 pets who inherited a fortune  INSIDERSometimes dogs and cats are left with millions of dollars. Here are some pets who inherited a big fortune from their wealthy owners.
Hundreds of Pets Rescued from Camp Fire Still in Shelters  KTXL FOX 40 SacramentoBUTTE COUNTY -- The four shelters that have been set up in Butte County for Camp Fire pets will have to be phased out, so there's a need for foster families.
All Pets Holiday Contest  WBOY.comThis promotion is powered by Aptivada. Aptivada LLC. ("Aptivada") does not sponsor, administer or endorse this promotion. By entering this promotion, you ...
Area pets available for adoption December 12, 2018 (PHOTOS)  OregonLive.comSasha - an 8-year-old German Shepherd mix - is currently looking for a kind, gentle family and an easygoing home to spend her retirement years. Sasha "the ...
TransLink doubles down on not allowing pets on public transit  Daily HiveThere will not be any change in policy when it comes to uncaged pets travelling on Metro Vancouver's public transit system.
Holiday pet precautions - News  The Hutchinson NewsDear Readers: How can we keep our pets safe around our HOLIDAY DECORATIONS? Here are a few suggestions:Live plants such as holly and mistletoe can ...
Local veterinarian offers services to make saying goodbye to beloved pets a little easier  WKYC.comSaying goodbye to a beloved pet is one of the most difficult things an owner can experience. However, a local veterinarian is trying to make the process easier ...
My Pet: Busy Pip lets you know who's the boss  Independent.ieyes, that's me, one-eyed Pip! Well, what happened, what happened to my eye?
12/9 Pet of the Week: Scooter  WISN MilwaukeeFollow this story to get instant e-mail alerts from WISN on the latest developments and related topics. Loading more articles... WISN Channel 12 Milwaukee.
Pets of the week for Dec. 4, 2018  Duluth News TribuneMilo is a 1-year-old black domestic shorthair cat who is available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. Milo is a social butterfly who loves to spend time ...
Scout, a dog who's quite the little firecracker| Marathon County Pet of the Week  Wausau Daily HeraldMore pets are available at the Humane Society of Marathon County.
N.J. pets in need: Dec. 3, 2018  NJ.comA tiny sampling of the thousands of pets awaiting adoption in New Jersey.
These are the most popular pet names in Warrington in 2018  Warrington GuardianFOR the majority of owners, a pet is more like a family member.

West Highland White Terriers - Make Your Westie Famous

The West Highland White Terrier or Westie, has it's origin,... Read More

The Need for Pet First Aid Kits

Even if you have the perfect first aid kit for... Read More

5 Tips For Choosing the Best Vet For Your Dog

Find a vet, if possible, who specializes in small animals... Read More

Understanding Your Pets Chewing Issues

If you are beginning to feel like an endangered species... Read More

How To Keep Your Cat Happy and Healthy - Playtime for Kitty

While dogs tend to get lots of exercise, cats are... Read More

Whats the Best Diet for a Pregnant Cat?

Pregnant cats have to eat for two, three, four, five,... Read More

Tips for Finding the Perfect Family Dog

If your kids have been begging you to get a... Read More

History of Dogs? Or Maybe Wolves?

OriginDo you know that the adorable little puppy you bought... Read More

Help Your Dog Become a Good Canine Citizen

Is your dog a gentleman or lady? If so, you... Read More

Different Dog Foods For Different Dog Ages

Dogs come in many assorted breeds, shapes, and sizes. They... Read More

Buying a Custom Bird Cage

Many of us dream of having a beautiful, exotic bird... Read More

How to Raise a Healthy Kitten

Selecting a Kitten It is best to choose your... Read More

Puppy Development

Puppy development and growth is very exciting. After a puppy... Read More

Those Amazing Dog Noses -- Fun Facts About A Chilly Little Organ

If you thought dog noses were just a source of... Read More

Correcting Cats Bad Behaviour: How To Discipline Your Cat; Youll Be Happy; Your Cat Will Be Too!

At some time or another even the sweetest cat "misbehaves."... Read More

6 Common Dog Emergencies

Sure, you may be a master of human First Aid.... Read More

Dogs and Old Age, How To Care For Your Aging Canine

Now that you're dog has shown you so much love... Read More

10 Reasons Why Your Cat Loves You

There are plenty of reasons why your cat loves you.... Read More

Dog Clicker Training

Dog clicker training is so much fun for both dogs... Read More

A Look at Discount Dog Beds

Many people want to make sure their family pet has... Read More

Pet Pampering Business is Booming

It's no secret that Americans love their pets. In fact,... Read More

Why Does My Cat Drink Dirty Water?

You know that cats should always have a supply of... Read More

Boston Terrier - The Costs Of Owning A Boston Terrier

Having a dog is a little like having a baby.... Read More

The Grave of Gelert

Just south of Snowdon, in the grey-stoned village of Beddgelert... Read More

West Highland Terrier Rescue Dog - What To Expect When You Bring It Home

Congratulations on your choice to bring home a West Highland... Read More