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12 Reasons I am grateful this year

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12 Reasons I am grateful this year I am thankful for my amazing clients that put time, effort and money into helping their best friend be the best dog possible.…

No shortcuts in Dog Training

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There is no magic wand or shortcut in dog training.  Dog trainers make it look easy since we provide consistency, clarity and enforce expectations with each dog. This is what…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…