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There is a lot of horse training advice that also applies to dog training. A few quotes come to mind. Slow is fast and fast is slow. Hold the leash…

Choosing a dog trainer

There are a variety of training methods, techniques and theories available train obedience commands, household manners and implement behavior modification protocols. As a dog trainer, I frequently utilize a massage…

How to Train with Distractions

If I had a nickel for every client that said my dog does great at home, but he goes crazy and doesn’t listen to anything I say in public, I…

Train Me, Don’t Blame Me

Dogs are amazing companions. We owe it to them to teach them our rules and how to live in our homes and with our families. Training begins before you bring…

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…