April 3, 2017

How to Introduce 2 Dogs on Leash

Introducing dogs while they are on their leashes can be a potential disaster.  Not even getting into the discussion of leash aggression, dogs that are well […]
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 […]
March 7, 2017

Surviving the Off-Leash Experience

Taking your dog off leash for the first time in a new environment can be very stressful for both dog and handler.  However, once you overcome […]
February 25, 2017

The Benefits of Walking Your Dog

It is extremely easy to over complicate and over analyze things with our dogs.  There is a ton of conflicting information online, several dog training shows on […]
February 23, 2017

Decoding Shelter Descriptions

There are tons of fantastic dogs in shelters across the country.  Even though there are a lot of dogs to chose from when adopting, not all […]
February 13, 2017

New Behaviors Arise After Moving

Aah, the joys of moving to a new home; packing, unpacking, meeting the neighbors, finding the nearest grocery store, the fastest shortcut, and now all of […]
February 1, 2017

February Client of the Month

I recently finished interviewing Jody with her dog Vixie for the February Client of the month and I am so thrilled to be writing this. This […]
January 16, 2017

Generalizing Behaviors

Dog training not only involves teaching skills (like come, sit and down) but having your dog generalize those skills so they can be used on a […]
December 9, 2016

Dangerous Human Foods for Dogs

Each year the Animal Control Poison Center receives a few hundred thousand calls relating to dogs consuming dangerous human foods, plants, and other poisons.  While some dangerous items like pesticides, non-food […]