Tag Archives: Training

Crate Training: Introducing the Crate

My dog Ellie is truly my sidekick. She comes to work with me daily, she cuddles with me at home, and we go hiking together. Because we spend so much time together, she has a small case of separation anxiety, … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Dog From Escaping Confinement

Read more about puppy health and nutrition, training trips, helpful advice, and more on this site. The following post comes from The Puppy Network After being confined for some period of time, your dog may develop the ability to become … Continue reading

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Office Petiquette: Respect for Coworkers

If you’re lucky enough to get to bring your pet to work like us, there are some basic guidelines that everyone should follow, whether or not they have been formally addressed. Everything boils down to respect for your coworkers (and … Continue reading

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Office Petiquette: Dogs Don’t Hold Grudges

Once in a while, your dog or someone else’s dog may get into a scuffle with another dog. They might “argue” over toys or treats or have a play session that gets too rough. We can do our best to … Continue reading

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Office Petiquette: Valuable Resources

One thing that’s important to be aware of for any situation involving multiple dogs is the way that they view resources. Some treats, toys, and food are viewed as very high value, so a dog will do everything it can … Continue reading

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Office Petiquette: You Know Your Pet Well But Not Others

An important lesson I learned from our office pet training session is this: No matter how well you know your pet, you do not know all other pets well. This means that you should always take precautions when out and … Continue reading

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Office Petiquette: Your Pet Doesn’t Love All Other Pets

It may come as a shock to you, but your pet, no matter how social you think it is, does not love all other pets. This was something that really hit home with me during our office pet training session. … Continue reading

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Office Petiquette: Calming an Antsy Dog

I recently posted an update about our office pet guidelines and how we were lucky to have a pet trainer come and talk to us. This week, I would like to recount some of her tips relating to antsy dogs. … Continue reading

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Office Petiquette: How to Properly Introduce Dogs

Because we bring our dogs (and some cats) into the office here at Trupanion, we have recently compiled a list of basic guidelines for all pet-bringers in order to keep the peace and privilege of bringing our pets. We were … Continue reading

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Cat Training

There is much debate about whether training a cat is possible. Just like dogs, it partly depends on the animal’s individual breed and personality type. Some may be easier to train than others. However, unlike a dog, cats cannot as … Continue reading

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