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Maureen Keene is a certified full-time dog trainer who has been working professionally on the South Shore of Long Island, NY since 2011. Maureen, who dog trained as a child uses only positive reinforcement and reward-based training techniques. Her focus is to set the dog AND the owner up to succeed helping them reach their training goals and structuring the training so that it is fun and rewarding for all.

How to Stop a Dog from Barking

Barking is not unusual behavior for dogs and other canines - it is something they have naturally evolved to do. In fact, barking is the primary mode of communication among dogs.    However, dogs may become a nuisance, especially if they bark uncontrollably in a residential neighborhood. To make matters worse, most dog owners are not [...]

By | October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Stop a Dog from Barking

Blue-Green Algae Causing Hundreds of Dog Deaths

If you are a pet owner, you better start monitoring your pet’s movement before it gets in contact with the toxic blue-green algae. In a recent announcement, scientists have warned that the blue-green algae could be the cause of increased deaths among dogs.  One documented incident occurred in Wilmington, California, when 3 dog owners reported [...]

By | September 7th, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blue-Green Algae Causing Hundreds of Dog Deaths

How to Teach a Puppy to Walk on a Leash

Contrary to popular belief, puppies don't just learn how to walk on a leash naturally. It's something they need to be taught over time. Fortunately, dogs are quick learners, and you don't have to be an expert to train your dog how to walk on a leash. Below is a simple dog leash training program [...]

By | August 5th, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Teach a Puppy to Walk on a Leash

How To Make Your Camping Trip a Dog-Friendly Experience

Your dog is part of your family. As such, it's only fair to tag him along to all your family outings, including camping trips. Unfortunately, most camping sites are not designed with dogs, or pets, in mind. So, if you are planning to go camping with your dog, here are some tips on how to [...]

By | July 16th, 2019|Categories: Pet Tips, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How To Make Your Camping Trip a Dog-Friendly Experience