April 1, 2018

5 Steps to a Great Recall

Having a functional and reliable recall is one of the most important things you can teach your dog.  Giving them more freedom, keeping them safe, preventing […]
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 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 23, 2018

5 Steps to Ruining a Dog

Last year at this time we made a post about Improving Your Relationship with Your Dog.  This year we thought that we would take a different […]
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 10, 2018

What’s the Deal with Humping?

Whether it was one of your own dogs being the guilty party or another dog doing it to yours, we’ve all seen two dogs hump each […]
January 4, 2018

Head Position

Whether it’s heeling past another dog or telling your dog to come, the position of your dog’s head can tell you a lot! Take a look […]