1. Do your research! Research, research, research! Inform yourself about various dog training philosophies and the multitude of techniques that different trainers implement into their programs. Decide which method you believe will work best for you and your pup. Does the trainer
Training the basics
One of the biggest problems we find that owners who struggle with their dogs have is; a dog who is inattentive, reactionary, and impulsive. They have a dog who sees, hears, smells something and instantly reacts. Usually they ignore all
Using Calmness to Train
Have you ever been in a panic? Of course, we all have. But thinking back to that moment, did you make clear and rational decisions? For example, you’re running late for work so you rush out the door. While driving,
Addressing leash reactivity
Recently we published a video to our Facebook feed showing a client and his dog. This dog was constantly pulling to sniff the ground, or smell a bush, randomly changing directions, just all over the place during the walk. This
Should my dog be sleeping in the bed?
I don’t know about you but I love cuddling with my dogs; and its even better when you can cuddle all night in your bed with your little (or big) one while you sleep. I was one who allowed my
How can I help with my dog’s separation anxiety?
You return home from work or running errands only to find your house is a disaster. Torn pillows, deep scratch marks on doors and windows. Not so enthusiastic voicemails from neighbors complaining about your dog’s constant barking. How can this
Can using a crate help calm my dog?
Imagine this: You just left your previous job and you were immediately hired by another company that your friend told you about; it is your first day. You walk in pretty confident in your abilities but you are not really
Is using a dog harness detrimental to walk my dog?
We have all been to the pet store and seen the abundance of leashes and collars that help us walk our dog. The new trend in the dog world is the harness. There have been many times where I have gone