Author: Gordon Fontaine

Dog Daycare Best Practices

Dog Daycare Best Practices

Successful dog daycares understand canine body language and have a systematic process to evaluate potential dogs. Staff members have the resources to determine which dogs are a good fit for the group, and know what types of temperament and play styles that should be...
Resource Guarding Solutions

Resource Guarding Solutions

Is your dog a resource guarder? Have you ever seen your dog hoarding food or guarding an object? Does your dog growl when you get close to their food, or refuse to give up a toy? If that is so, your dog is a resource guarder. Luckily, Zen Dog Training offers useful...
Separation Anxiety Solutions

Separation Anxiety Solutions

Solving Separation Anxiety Solving separation anxiety can be tough. Acting destructive or barking and crying when left alone is often a combination of demand behavior and anxiety. At Zen Dog Training, the most important lesson for solving separation anxiety is having...
The Secret to Teaching Your Dog to Stop Jumping!

The Secret to Teaching Your Dog to Stop Jumping!

Is your dog a jumper? Many dog owners have trouble with happy, over-excited dogs who greet people on the street and visitors by jumping up in excitement. At Zen Dog Training we have the ideal training solution for almost effortless obedience! Why do dogs jump up? Dogs...
The Secret to Dog Training

The Secret to Dog Training

Want to Know the Secret to Successful Dog Training? The secret is: only train when you can control the outcome. In other words, choosing the right time to train is important. When you are in the middle of something and your dog misbehaves, you may not have time to...
Mastering The 7 Essential Puppy Training Lessons

Mastering The 7 Essential Puppy Training Lessons

Zen Dog Training In order to successfully bring a new dog into your home, you must first master these 7 Essential Puppy Training Lessons. House Training Teaching your dog Where and When to Go to the bathroom is an essential part of successfully bringing a dog into...

Consider a Career as a Zen Dog Trainer

Do you want to be a Dog Trainer? If you are interested in a rewarding and lucrative career as a dog training professional, then you should consider becoming a Zen Dog Trainer. At Zen Dog Training, we are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated, individuals who want...
Teach Your Dog to Heel

Teach Your Dog to Heel

Why Heel? This is an Ask Strategy. It teaches your dog that good things happen when they walk next to you. A heel command can help distract a nervous or reactive dog from getting worked up. The Goal of Heel Teach your dog to walk next to you on command. Great for...
Bonding With Your Dog

Bonding With Your Dog

How to Bond With Your New Puppy! You want your puppy to bond with you and your family. Bonding is especially important with new puppies, shy dogs, and if you have children. Being proactive with socialization exercises will help your dog learn to bond with ALL members...

Directions to Charlestown Crate Escape

Directions to Crate Escape Charlestown From Sullivan Square or from USS Constitution (N. End) Crate Escape’s Charlestown location is off the beaten path. This should guide your way to finding Zen Dog Training classes held at Crate Escape in the “Charlestown...