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#trainerquicktip Lyme Disease Awareness – Tick Prevention For Your Pet

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month! Tick exposure can be dangerous to your pet so the first step is prevention! Join Shannon Riley-Coyner, Registered Veterinary technician, Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant, as she provides helpful tips on how what you can do to keep your pet safe!

#trainerquicktip Desensitize Your Dog To Loud Sounds (In preparation for Independence Day)

It’s almost time to celebrate Independence Day and with the holiday comes those loud fireworks that may frighten your dog! This month’s Dog New Year Resolution will be in preparation to “desensitize your dog to loud sounds”. Submit your short video to info@trulyforcefree.com!

#trainerquicktip Using Medication To Decrease Your Pets Stress

Just like humans, your pet may need medication to help deal with their anxiety and/ or stress. Join Shannon Riley-Coyner, Registered Veterinary Technician, Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant as she discusses why medication may be helpful for your pet.

#trainerquicktip Essential Oils For Your Dog

Join Shannon Riley-Coyner, Animal Trainer & Animal Behavior Consultant, as she discusses the benefits of using Young Living Essential Oils for your pet!

#trainerquicktip Playing The Name Game With Your Dog

This exercise teaches your dog to take responsibility for maintaining contact with you when outdoors or separated, the dog should “check-in” frequently for possible new cues or when in doubt or stressed.

#trainerquicktip Dog Smart Game Understanding Body Language with The Whole Family

The Dog Smart Card Game promotes dog safety, critical thinking skills and basic math through dog body language. When we understand what a dog is trying to tell us, we can make smarter decisions about interacting with that dog. Dog Smart focuses on core areas of a dog’s body. Color-coded pictures that alert players to whether or not a dog is safe to approach. Learning to “talk dog” and respond appropriately reduces the chances of being bitten or hurt by a dog. Check it out here: https://www.dogisgood.com/product/training-card-deck-dog-smart-card-game?rfsn=3433350.0ac422

#trainerquicktip How To Desensitize Your Dog To Foot Touch

Join Shannon Riley-Coyner, Animal Trainer and Behavior Consultant for Truly Force Free Animal Training’s #trainerquicktip!

Reasons YOU SHOULD desensitize your dog to foot touch:

  • Trim Nails with ease
  • Remove Foxtails or foreign substances
  • Wrap Wounds
  • Visits to the veterinarian (blood draws etc.)

#trainerquicktip Help Your Dog Overcome Fear At The Veterinarian

Join Shannon Riley-Coyner, Animal Trainer & Behavior Consultant for Truly Force Free Animal Training’s #trainerquicktip! Make Vet visits a fun and enjoyable experience with these tips

#trainerquicktip Separation Anxiety Due to Pet Parents Going Back To Work

Join Shannon Riley-Coyner, Registered Veterinary Technician, Certified Professional Dog Trainer & Behavior Consultant, as she discusses;

  • The common signs of separation anxiety your dog may be experiencing after covid-19
  • And what YOU CAN DO to help your pet