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Walking a Dog Who Wants to Chase Wildlife

Walking a Dog Who Wants to Chase Wildlife

Meet Snuggles! Snuggles is a recently adopted, 7-year-old Husky and a retired sled dog.  Snuggles lives up to her name as she is the sweetest, snuggly girl ever!  She is a working dog and knows all about being part of a sled team, but is learning some of the basic...
Multi-Lingual Dog Training

Multi-Lingual Dog Training

Meet Romeo! Romeo is a 4-month Pomeranian. We were delighted to be called to train this fluffy bundle of personality! His family wanted Romeo to be multi-lingual: he needed to learn his puppy basics in a household of three spoken languages from five different...
Crate Training for Independence

Crate Training for Independence

Presenting Lemon! This 4-month old Spaniel/Aussie Mix is quite a love bug!  Sweet as she is, her constant demands for attention are becoming problematic for her guardian who works from home. I Want Love! Lemon is not subtle with her requests for attention.  She...
Shunishment

Shunishment

Meet Harvey! Harvey is a 2 year-old Great Dane/Labrador mix.  Harvey’s personality is as big as he is!  He is a lot of D-O-G, which is why his guardian requested Zen Dog Training to teach Harvey to stop constantly demanding attention from people. Despite a regular and...
Cat and Dog Introductions

Cat and Dog Introductions

Meet Simba! Simba is a playful, 6-month old, Labrador mix puppy. Simba’s guardians knew it was important to start training early so they contacted Zen Dog Training within 2 weeks of adoption. Early intervention is everything! One of their goals was to learn how to...

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...
What is Zen Dog Training?

What is Zen Dog Training?

What is Zen Dog Training? Zen Dog Training is about trust and mutual understanding. Our proven-to-work methods are based on positive-reinforcement and never rely on pain/fear avoidance. Zen Dog Training is focused on encouraging the entire family to participate in fun...
Help! My dog is barking!

Help! My dog is barking!

Barking is an Important Form of Communication Dogs bark as way to ‘talk’ with other dogs and communicate with us. In your house, your dog uses his super-sensitive awareness, hearing, sense of smell…to alert the pack of possible danger. At the same...
Canine Social Graces

Canine Social Graces

Dog Park Etiquette Dog parks can be either a valuable resource for the urban dog owner or a serious nuisance.  It all depends on your point of view.   What it boils down to is etiquette.  If you understand dog park etiquette, and if other park users also understand...
Chance’s Separation Anxiety

Chance’s Separation Anxiety

Meet Chance! He is an incredibly sweet and adorable seven year old Beagle/Basset Hound mix. Chance’s owner’s contacted Zen Dog for help with Chance’s separation anxiety.  Their other dog had recently passed away and Chance was now having a hard time...