Tag Archives : Reward based training


Getting Started With Your New Puppy

  The prospect of a new puppy means to some, the addition of a cute, cuddly fur ball and to others it is the beginning of a new relationship full of training responsibilities.  If you envision a well trained, well adapted, easy going companion or even competition dog, training your puppy starts as soon as […]


Fixing a Fear of the Vet

Have you ever taken your dog to the Vet’s Office just to have a normally calm and obedient dog become fearful and crazed?  I have seen all kinds of dogs cowering in the corner of the waiting area or normally docile dogs become defensive, barking loons as they wait for their appointment.  Fortunately, this problem […]


Crate Training Your Dog

Crate training a dog is a common topic for debate among pet owners.  At Longoriahaus Dog Training, we believe it is an essential tool for training your dog, keeping your dog safe and preserving your home and it’s décor in your absence.  This article is not intended to debate the merits or shortfalls of crate […]


Classical conditioning and how this will help your dog behave.

By Al Longoria   One of the most often asked questions I get is, “why do we use treats and toys to train our dogs?”  The answer for me is always pretty simple, the dogs love them.  When I come to meet a dog for the first time I like to play some different games […]