Unique Dog Names

Unique Dog Names

If you are getting a puppy, you may already be wondering about the big questions. How will you potty train your new addition? What vet will you use? Where can you find a great Puppy Preschool program to get him socialized right away? Most importantly, what will I name...
Client of the Month (August): Scarlett

Client of the Month (August): Scarlett

Jacey had been waiting to get a dog for a long time. After all, she grew up with dogs throughout her childhood. When she finally found a rescue puppy, she hopped in her car to drive to Indiana to meet an 8 week old yellow lab named Scarlett. Since that trip, Scarlett...
Is My Dog Too Hot?

Is My Dog Too Hot?

Temperatures are already on the rise here in Chicagoland, and for many of our Dog Training Now clients, summer heat can mean lots of confusion about their dog’s health. “Our owners love their dogs,” says Trainer Judy, “and they often wonder about the signs of...
Summertime Puppy Dangers

Summertime Puppy Dangers

Here at the Dog Training Now studio, we love dogs of all ages. However, there is certainly something extra special about a cuddly puppy. If you find yourself with a puppy, or any dog under the age of 2, this summer, you know that these little furry balls of energy can...
Client of the Month (July): Merle

Client of the Month (July): Merle

For owner Veronica, her 8 week old chocolate lab puppy wasn’t exactly what she bargained for. “Merle was such a bad dog,” remembers Veronica. While puppies are certainly hard no matter the situation, Veronica couldn’t help but compare tiny and mischievous Merle with...
Positive Interactions Matter

Positive Interactions Matter

Have you ever paid close attention to how your dog reacts to certain situations or people? When we get new clients here at the Dog Training Now studio, we are acutely aware that dogs learn by practice and by consistent feedback. While we use these tools as foundations...
Can My Dog Be Trained?

Can My Dog Be Trained?

Do you have a dog that you love but think that he’s just not able to be trained? If you’ve tried other techniques, or even other local trainers, with no lasting results, it is easy to think that your dog is simply untrainable. However, here at Dog Training Now, we...