3 Reasons To Train Your Puppy

See Me, Hear Me We all want to be heard and understood. I remember being at a workshop many years ago, can’t remember when or where, listening to Ian Dunbar (one of my heroes) tell a moving story about the sad fate of many dogs. In brief, I will recount it in my words. It’s… View Article

Make A Habit of It

  Your good habits are what will determine your new pup’s behavior. Little things that you do on a regular basis can make a marked difference as the big picture unfolds. We often don’t see the benefit or the fallout from our choices until later. If you handle your pup’s nails every Wednesday and Friday,… View Article

The Magic Lives In The Details 

Hello! Is Anyone Home? We could take many lessons from dogs. How about the lesson on being present? They love it when you pay attention to them. Did you know this is a key component of good training? The difference between a great training session and mediocre one is the attention to detail. Mental presence helps create a connection with your dog. The magic… View Article

Minding Your Pees and Poos

When you learn to toss a ball in the air you also learn to catch it. They go together the same way confinement training and bathroom training go hand in hand. You teach them simultaneously. Hmmm, What came first, the chicken or the egg? The first thing most new puppy parents face is teaching the… View Article

The Benefits of Working With A Dog Trainer

Shouts from the rooftops ring out across the land. We’re getting a puppy! Exciting times to be sure. The time to call the dog trainer is before the new addition comes home. A good coach will help you be ready and thinking about the right things to focus on from day one. Many dog trainers… View Article