April 1, 2018

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 […]
March 18, 2018

Containment Phobia in Dogs

Containment phobia in dogs is the fear of being confined to one area and goes way beyond just not being good in a crate.  The size […]
March 17, 2018

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 […]
March 12, 2018

Recovering from Damage Control

A short time ago we wrote about recognizing the difference between interruption and damage control and how it applies to dog training.  To briefly sum up that article, interruption refers to […]
March 1, 2018

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 27, 2018

Transitioning to Off-Leash Training

Having off-leash control of your dog in real-world situations is so much fun!  Going to the park, hiking on the trails, participating in agility, or playing […]
February 14, 2018

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 […]
January 20, 2018

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. […]
January 15, 2018

Picking a Running Dog

One of our Austin dog training clients was nice enough to send over a link to an interesting article about different things to consider when selecting […]