January 1, 2018

The Ins and Outs of Down

Teaching your dog to lay down is one of those basic skills that every dog trainer teaches and most dog owners start teaching soon after getting […]
December 20, 2017

Dog Parks and Fences

I realize most dog parks have fences and are designed that way to allow all dog owners to to be able to take their dogs to […]
December 20, 2017

7 Steps to Improving Your Relationship

Many of us could use a relationship makeover with our dogs at times, many behavior issues arise from some aspect of the dog to owner relationship.  […]
December 17, 2017

What is Leash Aggression?

The term leash aggression is used to describe dogs that bark, lunge, pull, and carry on, in a reactive and escalated state, toward another dog (or […]
December 12, 2017

Dealing with Leash Aggression

We recently posted an article describing some signs and information about leash aggression in dogs.  Although leash aggression can be extremely frustrating for you and your dog while out […]
December 1, 2017

Does the Location of Your Dog’s Crate Matter?

The short answer to that question is “yes!” Now exactly where to put your dog’s crate is open for a bit of debate, and you may […]
November 19, 2017

Interruption vs Damage Control

If you are a regular reader of our blog or a local training client, I’m sure you are familiar with us constantly talking about watching the […]
November 16, 2017

Should I Spay/Neuter My Dog?

Many people have different feelings on the subject of spaying and neutering their dogs; and no matter who you speak with, you will get a different […]
November 13, 2017

What is a Certified Dog Trainer?

Many dog trainers throw out the term “Certified Dog Trainer” as part of their credentials or qualifications.  While this sounds impressive, did you know that there […]