When it comes to the various noises dogs make, whether it be barking, whimpering, or whining, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what they are trying to communicate. These sounds can mean any number of things, so it is important to get to know your dog and learn what they are trying to tell […]
Much like new parents will sometimes go to great lengths to baby proof their home to keep their child safe, puppy proofing is certainly something new dog owners can do to make their home safe until their new addition to the family learns the lay of the land and basic obedience and manners. So what […]
Adding a new puppy to your family is a joyous experience, but it does not come without challenges. Training a puppy can be difficult, but the earlier you start, the easier it is for your new four legged friend to learn. One of the issues you will want to nip in the bud as soon […]
Michael Schaier appeared on News 12’s “Animal Island” to discuss correcting bad behavior in dogs.
Kristen Sullivan March 23, 2017 This article appears at the following website: newsday.com Does your dog nip? Jump? Keep you up at night? The solution could be as simple as exercise, says Michael Schaier, an author and certified dog trainer from Freeport. Schaier, author of “Wag That Tail: A Trainer’s Guide to a Happy Dog”, […]
As the owner and head trainer of Michael’s Pack, a dog training company devoted to canine behavior issues, located in Long Island, N.Y., I am constantly called upon to address issues between children and their interactions with dogs, be it the family dog or a dog they meet on the street. Children and dog interaction […]