June 24, 2018

Dogs and Fireworks

With Independence Day activities coming up, we can all expect that there will be an increase in firework displays.  Many dogs do not deal well with […]
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 […]
May 10, 2018

Are Treats and Toys Hurting Your Training?

Motivating and rewarding your dog during training is an important part of the training process.  It’s not uncommon for dogs to be motivated by different things […]
May 7, 2018

Should You Allow Your Dog on the Furniture?

Absolutely!  Although I say that without hesitation, there are some exceptions and conditions that must be met if you’re going to allow your dog on the […]
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 […]
May 3, 2018

Selecting the Right Leash

We’ve previously discussed the important role that your leash plays in the training process, but leashes range greatly in length, thickness, features, colors, material and cost. […]
May 1, 2018

Teaching Your Dog to Jump into the Car

There are so many great places to take your dog in Austin.  There are a lot of dog-friendly restaurants in Austin, tons of great Austin dog […]
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 12, 2018

Why is Crate Training So Important?

In addition to solid and functional obedience, crate training has to be one of the most valuable skills our dogs can have.  Before we go any […]