I love summer. But, by now in California, when we have had the most beautiful days of the year, I am looking forward to a reprieve from the heat. Fall is here. I look forward to cool mornings and evening walks. It is a great time of the year to get back outside and catch up on long hikes in the hills and to breathe the cooler air. It is also a great time to get back to some training basics. Here are five things to teach (or remind) your dog this fall before the holidays (and visitors) arrive:
How to curb excessive barking and keep the neighborhood peace.
Does your dog bark at cats, people, other dogs, squirrels, boredom, or the washing machine? Maybe they just bark at people or other dogs while on a leash?
There are too many things to list that a dog can and will bark at. What can we do about it?