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Three Secrets of Dog Training

I’m going to share 3 secrets of dog training with all of you. If you could master all 3 of these elements, you will have a wonderful canine companion. Credit…

My experience with pet loss and grief

Losing a pet can be a painful and difficult experience to process. Many clients don’t know that I lost my Shepherd Ginger on February 15th. She was 12 ½ years…

Love me, Love my dog

February is always considered the month of “love.”  I use this month to reflect on what I appreciate about my pets. And to remember that in order to love other…

My reflections on 2021

My Reflections on 2021 The best and the worst personally and professionally Best Very successful year in business We tested 78 dogs for Therapy Dog International Certified 45 Pet First…

What your dog’s body and movement can reveal

I attended a movement markers workshop last month for professional development. It was very eye opening. So many dogs are walking around with a little hitch in their giddy up…

Benefits of Yearly Vet Visits

Having a good relationship with your veterinarian is as important as having a good relationship with your doctor or your child’s pediatrician.  Sometimes the helpful nature and personality of the…

Does your dog have impulse control?

Trainers talk about impulse control a lot. We recommend having dogs wait at thresh-holds, wait before you throw a toy, wait before you let them eat, wait while you clean…

Dog Trainer Struggles

A lot of people tell me I am lucky that I get to work with dogs every day and that they want to be a dog trainer. Part of that…

Try Something New with Your Dog

There is a famous quote by Albert Einstein, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” The same thing applies to dog training and…

Encourage, Praise and Reward-when and why?

Encourage, Praise and Reward Your Dog Mark McCabe came up with an excellent quote that is so true. “You should spend at least ten times as much time and effort…
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