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 […]
July 1, 2016

4 Beginner Training Mistakes

Starting a new obedience program is a very exciting time!  Enthusiasm is high, the potential progress is exciting, and it can be fun to spend this time with […]
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 18, 2016

Choose the Option You Hate the Least and Go with It

Being a professional dog trainer is all about teaching dogs and their human’s skills and management techniques that can be used to eliminate conflict and increase […]
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 […]