December 21, 2018

You know those AHA! moments in life? That amazing feeling when everything clicks, we know we did something right, and/or we finally understand something. Well, have you ever thought to yourself that maybe your dog would like to feel that seem bliss? You might not be th...

February 16, 2018

It seems as if there are endless activities to do throughout the spring, summer and fall with our dogs. It's easy to go on walks around the neighborhood, enjoy a nice hike in a state park, play frisbee in a field, or go to the dog park. However, while these are activit...

November 13, 2017

We are strong believers in keeping our dogs healthy and happy in our homes, and want to share some of our food preferences with you. All of us have different budgets and life situations, so what you feed your dog is totally your call. Also, we are not vets, and we have...

October 8, 2017

Why we Use Clickers
Clicker training is a method we use in our positive training curriculum for our obedience and trick classes at Lucky Mutt Dog Training. We teach the dogs and puppies that the sound of a click means that they did something well. We love the clicker b...

October 5, 2017

With the autumn breeze, a sweatshirt, and our Lucky Mutt by our sides, October is prime time for hiking in the midwest with our dogs. We wanted to put together some fun training ideas and safety tips for making your fall hikes more fun, safe and enjoyable. 

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October 5, 2017

If you are looking to form a bond with your dog that both of you will cherish, obedience training for your dog or puppy is an awesome way to start. The pawsitive training techniques that we use will teach your dog to be on good behavior and work for you because they WA...

September 28, 2017

We came across this illustration recently, and it struck a chord with us. All dogs have a different tolerance for their greetings with other dogs. As handlers, it is our responsibility to set our dogs up for successful interactions and greetings with new dogs and peopl...