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Training Tip: How to Focus Your Distracted Pooch

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Are you a pet owner whose dog gets easily distracted? Does it get your pooch, or even you, into trouble? Today, Trainer Jean Biggins from the Humane Society of Western Montana and Frank will help you focus your side-tracked four-legged friend. Detailed information about adopting Frank be found at the Humane Society of Western Montana. More>>

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Training Tip: Dangers of Putting Pets in Hot Cars

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It's a message that veterinarians and members of the Humane Society of Western Montana have been stressing all summer: don't leave your pet in a car in the hot weather. But do you know why your dog can get so hot in car so quickly? Trainer Jean Biggins brings us the science behind this answer that may have you thinking twice. More>>

Training Tip: Stopping the Begging Behavior

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Begging for food. How to teach your pooch to stop this behavior is one of the most commonly asked questions for the trainers at the Humane Society of Western Montana. More>>

Training Tip: Taking Treats Gently

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In this week's training tip from the Humane Society of Western Montana, trainer Jean Biggins, and one-year-old lab cross, Wrigley showed us how to teach your dog to take treats gently. More>>

Training Tip: Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer

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With the weather warming up, many people like to head outside, and bring their animals with them. More>>

Training Tip: Handling Grooming A Puppy

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In our continuing partnership with the Humane Society of Western Montana, we bring you the training tip of the week.
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Training Tip: Crate Training Your Dog

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In our continuing partnership with the Humane Society of Western Montana, we bring you our training tip of the week. This week Jean Biggins and Lily Potter teach us how to crate train our dogs. More>>

Training Tip: Adolescent Behavior

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In our weekly training tip brought to us by our friends at the Humane Society of Western Montana, trainer Jean Biggins shows us how to keep teenage dogs like Wesley, from breaking years of good behavior by jumping up and mouthing. More>>

Training Tip: Overcoming Fears

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In our training tip of the week, the Humane Society of Western Montana brings us how to help your dog gain comfort with something that makes them nervous. More>>

Training Tip: Targeting

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We bring you the training tip of the week from the Humane Society of Western Montana.
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Training Tip: Linking Behaviors

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The Humane Society of Western Montana's Jean Biggins, and Bella show you how to teach your dog to link behaviors. To do this Biggins does several tricks in a row, before giving Bella a treat."We're going to help you do this with puppy push up's, which is a sit up, sit down. They don't get the treat until they complete all three," Biggins said. Biggins said if your dog isn't good at the sit down cue, you may need to lure them using treats. "The down into sit is often the hardest part, so now I... More>>

Training Tip: Don't Jump

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If you are bringing in spring with a new dog or puppy, The Humane Society of Western Montana lends you a hand in teaching a basic, yet essential, command that will keep your pup from jumping up. More>>

Training Tip: Leave It On A Leash

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This week professional trainer Jean Biggins with the Western Montana Humane Society, and Haley taught us how to teach your dog to leave it, while on a leash. More>>

Training Tip: Humane Harnesses

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In this week's training tip from the Western Montana Humane Society, Jean Biggins and Bosco tell us about different kinds of humane harnesses. More>>

Training Tip: Walk On A Leash

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ABC FOX MONTANA brings you another training tip from our friends at the Humane Society of Western Montana. More>>

Training Tip of the Week: Crate Training Cats

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In our continued partnership with the Humane Society of Western Montana Jean Biggins shows us how to train a cat to enter its crate. More>>

Training Tip of the Week: Go to Bed

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In our continued partnership with the Humane Society of Western Montana, Mariah Scheskie teaches us how to get your dog to "go to bed." More>>

Training Tip Of The Week: Sit Pretty

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Every Friday ABC FOX Montana brings you a tip from professional trainers at the humane society. This week's tip is on how to teach your dog how to sit pretty.
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