Loving and caring for our dogs involves more than just the basics. We must delve deeper into understanding their unique requirements to meet their needs. Like humans, dogs have distinct needs, behaviors, and preferences. In this blog post, we explore the significance of comprehending your canine companion’s individual needs and how it plays a pivotal […]

Underdogs and Pet Waggin Dog Training Workshop shaping and clicker training

Even professionals can benefit from a refresher course in dog training. That’s why we recently partnered with Pet Waggin’ and hosted a dog training workshop just for their team. We met up in Long Beach’s beautiful El Dorado Park for a session that was as fun as it was educational. We’re going to share a […]

Have you heard the term ‘learned helplessness’ before? This is an important term in dog training, so we’re going to dive into what it is and why it matters. Learned helplessness is something we see too often. In our consultations, dog guardians report that their dog stopped walking, laid down on walks, froze, or refused […]

Unlike traditional dog training or private in-person dog training where you need to be in person and near the dog trainer you want to work with, all you need for virtual dog training is a computer and a webcam!     Often, when I promote online dog training (i.e., remote or virtual dog training sessions), […]

Underdogs Long Beach is a science-based dog company. However, unless you are familiar with the dog training world, you likely don’t fully understand what “science-based dog training” means. That’s okay! This particular post will dive into what this means and how we apply it every day in our dog training business. Our team recently shared […]