Episodes

January 31, 2021

The Best Puppy Training Treats

In this episode, I list my choices below and talk a little about each in this episode. Make sure that any training treat you use is soft and chewy and the dog can eat quickly to continue the training. Also, look for high quality ingredients. You get what you pay for when it comes to training treats.

January 27, 2021

Preventing Puppy Aggression with Michael Shikashio

Michael is a an internationally sought after keynote speaker and presenter on the topic of aggression at numerous events, conferences, and universities worldwide. He has mentored and presented to thousands of animal professio...

January 26, 2021

Why Puppies Need Positive Dog Training

In this episode, I discuss the power of positive training for puppies, and and dangers of other forms of training. Positive reinforcement training is especially important for young puppies to to teach them the behaviors that...

January 22, 2021

Six Ideas for Socializing Your Puppy

Socializing a young puppy is probably the most important thing you can do. In 2020, I have seen a lot of Pandemic Puppies which were not properly socialized sue to COVID-19, and improper socialization during the puppies criti...

January 20, 2021

Puppies and Kids with Michelle Stern

Today we have an interview with Michelle Stern of Pooch Parenting. Michelle is a certified professional dog trainer and certified dog behavior consultant. She is the owner and founder of Pooch Parenting, which offers Professi...

January 17, 2021

Puppy Car Sickness and Anxiety

My Mini Aussie, Dixie, used to suffer from severe car anxiety, which made her drool the entire car ride and throw up once she got home. Now she enjoys riding in the car. Here are the 4 steps that I used to help her overcome ...

January 14, 2021

How to Stop Puppy Play Biting

Puppy play biting is one of the most undesirable behaviors that every new puppy owner wants to get fixed. It cause some serious physical damage and frustration to the entire family. This is not related to dog aggression. Play...

January 13, 2021

FAQ from our TikTok Page

This episode features FAQ's from out Tiktok page: How do I teach the drop it command? How do I stop my puppy from pulling on leash? What do I do if my puppy has anxiety? How do I socialize my puppy during COVID-19 Pandemic? A...

January 13, 2021

How to Potty Train Your Puppy

This podcast teaches a 6 step method for potty training your puppy. This list below is a basic guideline. For complete details of each step, please listen to the podcast or follow this link https://topgundogtraining.com/blog...

January 11, 2021

The First 5 Things to Teach Your New Puppy

In 2020, I have received dozens of calls and emails from people who need help with their new puppy. These people are sometimes frantic and often question their decision to get the new puppy. Here is The First 5 Things to Teac...

January 08, 2021

Owning a New Puppy is a Lot of Work

One trend I have seen in 2020 is that everyone is getting a puppy. People are home a lot more, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and they seek companionship and a new addition to the family. What they don’t know is that raising a...