August 11, 2018

Do You Use An Emergency Recall Word?

I was recently chatting with a potential client during a consultation and evaluation when he stated that his previous trainer had suggested using an emergency recall […]
May 5, 2018

What to do About Conflicting Information

There is a common saying amongst dog trainers – The only thing two dog trainers can agree on is that the third trainer is doing it […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 20, 2017

Cruise Control vs Autopilot

Knowing the differences between cruise control and autopilot may be a good way of thinking about dog training and how you interact with your dog.  Now […]
December 1, 2016

December 2016 Client of the Month

The last month of the year calls for a shout to one of our clients. Each month, we will be choosing a client who has has […]
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 […]
January 28, 2014

OMG, Discipline and Punishment!

I think somewhere along the way it seems as if discipline and punishment became bad words in the dog world, I’m not sure where this all […]