June 14, 2016

Indoor Summertime Training Ideas

The summer is here and it can get very unbearable to be outside with your dogs, especially here in Austin, Texas.  With temps close to 110° and […]
May 29, 2016

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 […]
May 9, 2016

Toy Stealing

Stealing toys, bones, or food can be a common occurrence in a multiple dog household.  Often times it seems like the problem comes out of nowhere and […]
April 1, 2016

Verbal vs Visual Cues

Everything from body language and the sit command, the position of your dog’s head, or interruption vs damage control, etc, etc, etc, this is definitely not […]
February 1, 2016

Alternatives to Placeboards

Teaching your dog to place (put all four paws onto an object, other then the ground, and remaining there) is one of the most valuable skills […]
September 23, 2015

5 Must-Have Items for Puppies

If you’re reading this entry, there is a good chance that you recently acquired a new puppy; congratulations!  The next few weeks are going to be very […]
September 16, 2015

The Return of Trick Training

Trick training is back and it starts on Saturday, October 10th! Teaching your dog new tricks is a great opportunity to kick back and have some fun […]
August 29, 2015

Puppy Social Hour

One of the hardest aspects of raising a puppy is socialization with the right dogs.  Having access to other well-socialized puppies and dogs has always been […]
March 17, 2015

Going Green With Your Dog

In recent years we have all heard a ton about going green, but did you know you can take steps and “go green” with your dog?  […]