Your host, Debbie, is a positive trainer with a passion for dogs, their behavior and helping you create a well behaved dog. This is a dog training and behavior podcast that with help you and your new puppy build good healthy habits right from the start. It will also help you understand your dog’s behavior and build a strong, fulfilling, and fun relationship for years to come.
Want a new dog? Not sure if you are ready? Getting a new dog is a big decision and a long term commitment. Getting a dog isn’t something you can decide overnight, so we are here to help you figure it out!This episode walks you through 5 questions to ask yourself to see if you are ready for a new dog.Are You Ready for A New Dog? is the first part in a two-part series. Episode 002 will walk you through which type of dog is right for you.The five questions we will go over are:* Do I have time for a dog?* Can I afford a dog?* Does my living situation allow for a dog?* How will I care for my dog when I travel?* Does a dog fit into my life now and in the future?We will talk about the different things you need to think about when answering these questions.
Free Tool: Are you Ready for a New Dog Workbook.To help you answer these questions honestly, below is a workbook where you can write down your answers. This tool is designed to help you work through any challenges and solutions to the above questions. There is also room to add your own questions, depending on your specific situation.