June 16, 2019

Dogs and Fireworks

With Independence Day activities coming up, we can all expect that there will be an increase in firework displays.  Many dogs do not deal well with […]
June 14, 2019

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 […]
June 5, 2019

Do Dogs Learn from Each Other?

Do dogs learn from each other?  The answer is absolutely, but not in the sense of bringing Dog A to watch Dog B participate in obedience class […]
May 29, 2019

Impulse Control

Impulse control is something that all dogs should have and we are hopefully moving closer to a higher level of impulse control through our training efforts. […]
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 […]