April 25, 2019

Why is Crate Training So Important?

In addition to solid and functional obedience, crate training has to be one of the most valuable skills our dogs can have.  Before we go any […]
April 10, 2019

Interesting Facts About Dog Paws

In addition to ensuring that your dog gets the best foods available, the right amounts of physical and mental stimulation, and needed vet care, taking proper care […]
April 6, 2019

What is a Redirection?

In this case, we are referring to a redirection as a release of frustration onto a target that is not the cause of said frustration.  Here […]
March 29, 2019

The Walk Starts Before You Leave the House

One of the many reasons people bring their dogs to us for training has to do with leash pulling.  Sometimes it’s the sheer size and power […]
March 23, 2019

Help, My Dog Only Listens During Class! (Part 1)

This is something we occasionally hear from time to time when we are doing our dog training classes in Austin; the dogs are great during class […]
March 21, 2019

Help, My Dog Only Listens During Class! (Part 2)

Last time we discussed possible reasons why dogs respond well at training class but not in other situations.  If you missed the first part of this […]
February 9, 2019

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 4, 2019

Are Treats and Toys Hurting Your Training?

Motivating and rewarding your dog during training is an important part of the training process.  It’s not uncommon for dogs to be motivated by different things […]
February 1, 2019

Which Crate is Best?

Everyone has their own preference when it comes to crates.  Out of all of the different styles of crates available, most people favor either the wire […]