Find the right dog trainer for your family pet

Dog trainers use various methods, but the American Kennel Club emphasizes the importance of finding trainers who use positive reinforcement training. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – Dogs add an entirely new component to the dynamic of a household. Whether a dog is being welcomed into the bustling home of a family or the more sedate environment of a single person’s apartment, the four-legged friend will soon acclimate to its new surroundings and become a beloved member of the family.The transition from a pet-free home to one with a dog is not always smooth, especially if the dog exhibits certain behaviors. Chewing is a common behavior exhibited by dogs after they enter a new home that may alarm new dog owners. The ASPCA said that it’s normal for puppies and dogs to chew on objects as they explore the world. Some dogs may do so to alleviate pain stemming from incoming teeth, while others chew to keep their jaws strong.Destructive chewing may be
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