May 13, 2017

Should You Shave Your Dog in the Summer?

It is that time of year again where the temperatures start rising and the questions pertaining to shaving dogs start being asked.  I have heard many […]
April 3, 2017

How to Introduce 2 Dogs on Leash

Introducing dogs while they are on their leashes can be a potential disaster.  Not even getting into the discussion of leash aggression, dogs that are well […]
March 20, 2017

Cruise Control vs Autopilot

Knowing the differences between cruise control and autopilot may be a good way of thinking about dog training and how you interact with your dog.  Now […]
February 25, 2017

The Benefits of Walking Your Dog

It is extremely easy to over complicate and over analyze things with our dogs.  There is a ton of conflicting information online, several dog training shows on […]
February 23, 2017

Decoding Shelter Descriptions

There are tons of fantastic dogs in shelters across the country.  Even though there are a lot of dogs to chose from when adopting, not all […]
February 13, 2017

New Behaviors Arise After Moving

Aah, the joys of moving to a new home; packing, unpacking, meeting the neighbors, finding the nearest grocery store, the fastest shortcut, and now all of […]
February 1, 2017

February Client of the Month

I recently finished interviewing Jody with her dog Vixie for the February Client of the month and I am so thrilled to be writing this. This […]
January 16, 2017

Generalizing Behaviors

Dog training not only involves teaching skills (like come, sit and down) but having your dog generalize those skills so they can be used on a […]
December 9, 2016

Dangerous Human Foods for Dogs

Each year the Animal Control Poison Center receives a few hundred thousand calls relating to dogs consuming dangerous human foods, plants, and other poisons.  While some dangerous items like pesticides, non-food […]