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Top Dog Owner Concerns

Top Dog Owner Concerns

In our years of being professional dog trainers, we have heard our fair share of concerns or questions from dog owners. Even for dog owners who are experienced, each dog has its own personality or quirks that can keep the humans in the house on their toes....

Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer

Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer

Warmer temperatures and sunny skies mean summer is here in Charleston! Before you hit the beach with your furry best friend or take that road trip with your pup, remember that safety should come first. Here are just a few ways you can ensure your dog stays...

Commands Your Dog Needs to Know Before Your Next Walk

Commands Your Dog Needs to Know Before Your Next Walk

Dogs love going on walks. It’s a great way for them to burn some energy, explore, and sniff everything around. Dog owners, however, sometimes have a different feeling about walks. Have you ever found yourself avoiding your next walk, or eliminating daily walks...

Vacationing with Your Dog

Vacationing with Your Dog

All across the country, families and individuals are gearing up for spring break travel. Whether you are headed out for a bit of an adventure while school is out of session, or whether you are planning travel for the upcoming summer, you might...

Puppy Potty Training Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Puppy Potty Training Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Did you get a new puppy for the holidays? We love puppies here at Charleston Dog Training – they are a perfect mix of cute and snuggly, curious and slightly destructive. One of your biggest tasks as a new puppy owner is to get that pup potty trained. This is no small...

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Owners who make obedience practice a part of their regular routine with their dog see better results than owners who don’t. Our experienced professional Trainers have seen the success that comes with regular practice at home, and encourage all...

Preparing Your Dog for Holiday Visitors

Preparing Your Dog for Holiday Visitors

The holiday season is underway, which means your schedule, and your home, is going to be busier than usual. If you are entertaining a large group of friends for Thanksgiving or a smaller group of family for a holiday decorating party, you must...

The Importance of Practicing Obedience at Home

The Importance of Practicing Obedience at Home

At Charleston Dog Training, we work hard to give your dog leash manners and a good understanding of obedience commands. However, if you aren’t practicing at home, you are missing out on bonding, exercise, and an even more confident dog. Here...

Benefits of Walking Your Dog Daily

Benefits of Walking Your Dog Daily

There’s nothing quite like a nice walk with your dog. If you are already a regular walker with your furry friend, you know the benefits you see from your daily jaunts around the neighborhood or beach. However, if you and your dog aren’t hitting...

Puppy Potty Training 101: Tips From Our Professionals

Puppy Potty Training 101: Tips From Our Professionals

Your new puppy is a furry bundle of snuggles and sweetness. But he’s also a new member of your family who needs boundaries and consistency for his new home. One of the most important parts of being a good puppy parent is to get potty training established sooner than...