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Austin Dog Zone, LLC
Telephone: (512) 537-2364
E-mail:laura@austindogzone.com

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Austin Dog Zone helped me address my dog’s leash reactivity in just a few lessons. The change was impressive and made my life, and my dog’s, so much better.
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Recent Posts: Training

Upcoming Class Dates+An Exciting Announcement!

June 22, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Training
Class Dates: July 5th, 6:15pm at Northwest Pet Hospital in Georgetown, TX Basic Manners – Zone 1 (popular): 6 week class, $175 Build your dog’s foundational skills and watch as unwanted behaviors disappear! Course includes over a dozen training skills and behaviors using fun and efficient techniques. July 9th, 7pm Moved to September 3rd at […] [ Read More ]

Do Treats and Kisses Lead to Training Misses?

June 9, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in All Dog Categories, Our Lives With Dogs, Training
The Real Deal with Positive Dog Training Methods For most people, “positive” is a popular term used to describe a more kind and gentle way to train a dog. For others, it’s an impractical word that is often perceived to be synonymous with “ineffective,” or “new-age, hippie dog-trainers” (as a former veterinarian once told me). […] [ Read More ]

Help Your Fearful Dog Enjoy Swimming

May 31, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Training, Wellness
This summer, you may try to take your dog swimming for the first time; however your dog might not feel his “inner water dog” right away. Not all dogs take to swimming, but here are some tips to make swimming enjoyable for a dog that may be apprehensive: –start in a shallow creek, or pond […] [ Read More ]

Separation Anxiety Woes

May 24, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Training
We have all heard the stories and some of us have even experienced them first hand; you arrive home from work and your couch is in shreds, or how about the notorious toilet paper party your dogs threw while you were gone? Let’s not mention the howl fest your neighbor’s complained about to the landlord. […] [ Read More ]

Taking the “OUCH!” Out of Puppy Bites

May 19, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Training
Teaching Bite Inhibition in Two Phases For those of us who have ever raised a young puppy, we know firsthand what a struggle it can be to deal with their never ending desire to mouth and bite during play! In general, people tend to deal with it in one of three ways: 1. People tolerate […] [ Read More ]

“My Dog Would Never Bite…”

May 16, 2011 | by Austin Dog Zone
Posted in Our Lives With Dogs, Training, Wellness
I can’t tell you how many times I have heard someone say, “My dog would NEVER bite anyone!” That is a claim that I suggest no one make about their dog. We all want to trust our dogs 100%, but ultimately, they are all still dogs, capable of biting if provoked to do so. That […] [ Read More ]