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Cape Canine Academy: Cape Cod’s Trusted Dog Trainer
Hi there! I’m MJ, owner of Cape Canine Academy, your local Cape Cod dog trainer. I know first-hand what it’s like to struggle with your dog’s behavior, so I’ve dedicated myself to helping you navigate those same challenges. Whether you’ve just brought home a new puppy, want your dog to master their manners, or you’re … Continue reading Cape Canine Academy: Cape Cod’s Trusted Dog Trainer
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How To Teach Your Dog To Come When Called
At Cape Canine Academy, we understand the significance of teaching your dog to come when called. It’s not merely a command; it’s a crucial skill for ensuring your pet’s safety.  Whether you’re at the park, at home, or out on a hike, having your dog reliably respond when you call them is essential.  In this… Continue reading How To Teach Your Dog To Come When Called
Choosing the Best Dog Trainer: A Comprehensive Guide
When it comes to selecting a dog trainer for your beloved companion, making the right choice is paramount. A skilled and experienced dog trainer can make a world of difference in your dog’s behavior and overall well-being. In this guide, we’ll delve into the key factors to consider when choosing the best dog trainer for… Continue reading Choosing the Best Dog Trainer: A Comprehensive Guide
Revolutionizing Dog Training on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Hybrid Board and TrainAt Cape Canine Academy, we’re dedicated to transforming the way dog training is approached on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Our innovative hybrid board and train program is designed to deliver exceptional results, providing dogs and their owners with the skills and techniques needed for a harmonious relationship. Understanding Hybrid Board and Train Dog… Continue reading Revolutionizing Dog Training on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
What kind of dog training program is best for you?
When it comes to training your dog, there’s no one-size fits all approach. Every family has unique training goals and lifestyles, and every dog is an individual with their own personalities and quirks. Shopping for a dog trainer can be overwhelming due to how many options are available. Understanding the differences between private lessons, board… Continue reading What kind of dog training program is best for you?
Teaching Dogs To Play Fetch
*Please note: If your dog displays any signs of aggression over toys, please consult with a professional trainer.Playing with your dog not only provides a fantastic outlet for expending their energy but also imparts essential lessons in manners and boundaries. Among the various games that offer both physical exercise and mental stimulation, "Fetch" stands out… Continue reading Teaching Dogs To Play Fetch
4 Tips For A More Enjoyable Walk
Hold your hand up and play a game with me.Put a finger down if you’ve ever gotten frustrated while trying to take your dog on a walk. Put a finger down if your dog tries to drag you down the street. Put a finger down if your dog zig-zags from left to right and front… Continue reading 4 Tips For A More Enjoyable Walk
Be prepared to evacuate quickly with your dog. The bare minimums.
Emergencies and natural disasters are something that we always hope will never happen to us. The recent Marshall Fire in Boulder County is a heartbreaking reminder that we need to think ahead and have a plan when it comes to evacuating with our dogs. Our hearts go out to all those affected by the fire.… Continue reading Be prepared to evacuate quickly with your dog. The bare minimums.
So, you think you want a Bernese Mountain Dog?
Are you considering adding a Bernese Mountain Dog to your family? With their beautiful coloring and adorably large faces, it’s hard to blame you. However, before bringing one of these giants into your household it’s important to do your research and make sure they’ll be a good fit for you, and you a good fit for them.Luckily,… Continue reading So, you think you want a Bernese Mountain Dog?
So, you think you want a Husky?
Bringing a dog into your life is exciting! There’s nothing better than man’s best friend to spend your days with. But, when deciding on a dog it’s important to choose wisely. There’s well over a hundred different breeds of dogs and their temperaments vary greatly. While one breed can make your life better, another can… Continue reading So, you think you want a Husky?
3 Things Your Dog Needs You To Do
Keeping a dog alive seems pretty simple, right? Feed them, make sure they have clean water, have a comfy bed in the corner and you’re set. But, what’s involved in keeping your dog healthy and happy? To some, the answer to this may seem obvious. Throw the ball across the yard a few times, lots… Continue reading 3 Things Your Dog Needs You To Do
So you think you want a Golden Retriever?
Bringing a dog into your life is exciting! There’s nothing better than man’s best friend to spend your days with. But, when deciding on a dog it’s important to choose wisely. There’s well over a hundred different breeds of dogs and their temperaments vary greatly. While one breed can make your life better, another can… Continue reading So you think you want a Golden Retriever?
How to Socialize Your New Puppy
Odds are, if you have a puppy you’ve had everyone tell you how important it is to socialize the puppy early on.. But, what is socialization? And, how do we make sure we do it right? The truth is, there’s a big misconception these days that in order to socialize our puppies we need to… Continue reading How to Socialize Your New Puppy
Is Your Dog Driving You Insane? If So, You Need To Read This!
Have you ever stopped to think about how wonderful our dogs are? They bring us joy, make us laugh, give us someone to vent to and a purpose outside of ourselves. They force us to get some sunshine and take a break from work to ground ourselves. Yet, despite all the great things about them,… Continue reading Is Your Dog Driving You Insane? If So, You Need To Read This!
Teach Your Dog To Greet Guests Like a Pro
When you have guests over, what does your dog do? Do they impress all your friends and make you proud? Or, do they bark, jump, and leave you feeling embarrassed that you just can’t get them to calm down? Our dogs are loved members of our families, and none of us want to shut them… Continue reading Teach Your Dog To Greet Guests Like a Pro
What to Start With Your Puppy Right Away…. And What To Hold Off On
Getting a new puppy is exciting! But, it can also be incredibly overwhelming. For weeks you dream of the perfect puppy, and then from the moment you bring them home you suddenly realize just how much work actually goes into raising a puppy. As a trainer here is what I see us do all too… Continue reading What to Start With Your Puppy Right Away…. And What To Hold Off On
The Single Most Important Skill You NEED to Teach your Dog.
Have you ever stopped to think about all the incredible things we can teach our dogs?What’s even more amazing is all the things our dogs learn from us without us even trying… the good and the bad. We don’t often think of it this way, but our dog’s are learning from us every single moment… Continue reading The Single Most Important Skill You NEED to Teach your Dog.
How to have a Smoother Vet Visit
If you own a dog (which you probably do considering you're reading this article), odds are at some point or another you've had a few visits to the vet's office. There's nothing worse than watching our beloved companions feel miserable, or be in pain. But, it's even worse when the very person who can help… Continue reading How to have a Smoother Vet Visit
6 Tips For a Better Walk
There’s no doubt that having dogs enriches our lives in ways those without dogs couldn’t even imagine. But, owning a dog comes with a lot of responsibilities. One of those responsibilities is taking our dogs for daily walks. Taking your dog for walks is one of the best ways to bond with your dog while… Continue reading 6 Tips For a Better Walk
So, you want your dog’s attention? Here are 3 Ways to Make Yourself More Exciting
Have you ever seen another person out with their dog, and they seem to have captivated their dogs full attention? The dog looks up at their human with an excited and happy grin, seemingly unaware of all of their surroundings. It's as if they are completely uninterested in all the other people, dogs, animals and… Continue reading So, you want your dog’s attention? Here are 3 Ways to Make Yourself More Exciting
The Top 5 Most Important Things to Teach Your Dog
It’s no question that our dogs are capable of learning an impressive array of different tasks. From agility, to herding, to scent work, to trick training - they truly are amazingly intelligent. If you’re anything like me, upon bringing your dog home for the first time you couldn’t wait to start teaching them the fun… Continue reading The Top 5 Most Important Things to Teach Your Dog
4 Reasons Your Dog Doesn’t Listen
Have you ever wondered if your dog has selective hearing? You swear they know what you’re asking, and you know they can hear you, but they listen just about as well as a rock wall. We’ve all been there at some point or another. When you call your dog to “come” and instead they run away and… Continue reading 4 Reasons Your Dog Doesn’t Listen
Adopt Don’t Shop – Is it really your best option?
So you’re thinking of bringing a dog into your life, huh? That’s exciting! Dogs are wonderful additions to our lives. Now, you have to decide where you’re going to get a dog. Once you start to tell people you’re thinking of getting a dog, you’re bound to hear someone tell you “adopt don’t shop”. “Adopt… Continue reading Adopt Don’t Shop – Is it really your best option?