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Leash Reactivity In Dogs

Leash Reactivity In Dogs

5/12/24 By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, FFCP Leash Reactivity is when a dog overreacts to stimuli while attached to a leash. It is one of the most common behavior issues dog owners deal with. It can affect all dog breeds and occurs in all types of environments:...

Aggressive Puppy – Can A Puppy Be Aggressive?

Aggressive Puppy – Can A Puppy Be Aggressive?

11/22/23 Anthony De Marinis, CBDC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP A common question I get asked is “Can puppies actually be aggressive?” The simple answer is yes. However, there are many reasons why a puppy can display aggressive behavior. Before exploring this further, let’s first...

Long Island Dog Trainer- Dog Training on Long Island

Long Island Dog Trainer- Dog Training on Long Island

If you are seeking help from an experienced and certified dog trainer and certified dog behavior consultant on Long Island, look no further!  Anthony De Marinis provides a variety of dog training and behavior modification services which include: In-home puppy training...

Skills To Help Leash Reactivity In Dogs

Skills To Help Leash Reactivity In Dogs

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP If you have a dog who is reactive; growls, barks, lunges or fixates on other dogs, people, animals, vehicles or anything else, then the skills in this blog may be helpful. Just to make sure we are all on the same page, let...

Reactive Behavior In Dogs

Reactive Behavior In Dogs

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP Reactive behavior, also known as reactivity or sometimes leash reactivity, is one of the most common behavior issues dog owners deal with. It affects all dog breeds and occurs in all types of environments: city, suburbs,...

Dog Training Methods and Beliefs- What are the differences?

Dog Training Methods and Beliefs- What are the differences?

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP There are many different methods and philosophies regarding dog training and behavior modification. This surprises a lot of dog owners, as many think that there is only one way to train a dog. In fact, there are three main...

Tethered Cord Syndrome in Dogs

Tethered Cord Syndrome in Dogs

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP "Something is wrong with my dog." "He keeps kicking his legs out and seems to lose control of them." "It is like he has some weird sensation going through his body." "He keeps looking at, sniffing and nibbling on his back...

Top Skills to Teach A Puppy!

Top Skills to Teach A Puppy!

Getting a puppy is a fun and exciting time. Everyone wants a well-trained, friendly and obedient dog. But, not everyone has a plan to set their puppy up for success. In order to have a well-trained puppy, you should have goals and a training plan in place to help you...

Your Dog Is Aggressive. What Are Your Options?

Your Dog Is Aggressive. What Are Your Options?

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP, VSA-DT   Living with a dog who displays aggressive behavior is stressful and creates challenges. Dogs may show signs of aggressive behavior from an early age or develop aggressive behavior over time. Sometimes dog...

Beast Teeth! Puppy Mouthing & Biting Tips

Beast Teeth! Puppy Mouthing & Biting Tips

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, CBATI, VSPDT, VSA-DT Revised 11/28/20 Ouch, my puppy is a beast! Ok, so maybe your puppy isn’t a beast, but your puppy is probably mouthing and biting you and your family. It is probably driving you crazy! The first thing to know is...