March 27, 2021

The Role of Pressure In Training

We, as human beings, experience all sorts of pressures in daily life and we all respond differently for different reasons based on our own ability to […]
March 21, 2021

Surviving the Off-Leash Experience

Taking your dog off leash for the first time in a new environment can be very stressful for both dog and handler.  However, once you overcome […]
March 10, 2021

Interruption vs Damage Control

If you are a regular reader of our blog or a local training client, I’m sure you are familiar with us constantly talking about watching the […]
March 1, 2021

Welcoming a New Dog into the House

So, you and the family have been thinking about getting a second dog for some time now.  You’ve been looking at different breeds and/or available rescues, […]
February 24, 2021

What is a Certified Dog Trainer?

Many dog trainers throw out the term “Certified Dog Trainer” as part of their credentials or qualifications.  While this sounds impressive, did you know that there […]
February 20, 2021

Is a Dog Park the Right Place to Socialize Your Dog?

Dogs are so much better teachers of what is and what is not appropriate amongst each other than we could ever be.  Dogs learn from each […]
February 14, 2021

Early Signs of Behavior Problems

It often seems like everything is going great with our dogs and then out of no where – boom, we have a behavior issue.  All of […]
January 17, 2021

Avoid the Most Common Mistake Made by New Puppy Owners

There is nothing better than getting a new puppy!  For the most part, they are blank slates that can be molded, shaped, taught, and turned into […]
January 10, 2021

Qualified vs Certified

The term “certified dog trainer” is often used and thrown around on various dog training websites.  To the untrained eye, of course you are going to […]