August 18, 2018

A Guide to Leash Pressure

Teaching your dog/puppy to understand the meaning of leash pressure is extremely important.  Pressure from the leash, whether created by the handler or the dog, is […]
August 1, 2018

Lip Licking Dogs

Many of you know that we use our Facebook and Twitter accounts to post a lot of photos of our clients and their dogs.  It takes […]
May 20, 2018

A Conversation About a Frisbee

So much about owning a dog is being able to accurately read them and understand what is going on inside their heads.  As we have mentioned […]
April 17, 2018

Whats the Big Deal with Hand Signals?

Before title of this post annoys anyone or comes across as arrogant, let me first say I absolutely get that dogs are visual communicators and hand […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]