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Are you looking for training for Fido? There is still room in these great classes! The two classes being held are Dog Training 101, meets Saturday and Wednesday, and Canine Good Citizen, meets Saturdays. The cost for either class is $84.

Dog Training 101 will teach participants how to teach their canine companion new behaviors such as sit, down, recall, door behavior, loose leash walking, and stay, as well as gain insight into the mind of a canine.

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Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to add a dog to your family for the first time, but with 180 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, choosing the type of dog can be daunting. You should always do research on what type of breed fits best with your lifestyle, but to get you started the club recommends the following breeds for first-time dog owners:

The English Springer Spaniel is a cheerful, lovable companion with an eager-to-please attitude.

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I was at a dog obedience training seminar about thirty years ago that was presented by Milo Pearsall, an American Kennel Club obedience trial judge who also was a well known trainer and author.


Dog's Eye View

This weekly column about dog training publishes on Fridays in the Steamboat Today. Read more columns here.

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By Michele C. Hollow on Apr 7, 2014


Take a look at an old photo of the iconic German Shepherd, Rin Tin Tin, who died in 1932. Now look at a photo of another of the breed, a German shepherd show dog of today. Notice the difference?

The second photo shows a German Shepherd with a sloping back and legs splayed apart.

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There are many places where you can find a great dog. The type of dog you want will play a part in determining where you should get your dog. For example, if you want a purebred puppy, you should purchase your dog from a reputable breeder. If you want an adult dog, an animal shelter or a rescue group might be a better choice for you.… Read the full post here