• The One Big Myth About Dog Training

    The One Big Myth About Dog Training

    The most common misconception I read or hear about when it comes to dog training is that you must be the alpha of the pack or the “pack leader.” However,...

    The One Big Myth About Dog Training

    The most common misconception I read or hear about when it comes to dog training is that you must be the alpha of the pack or the “pack leader.” However,...

  • Dogs and Children

    Dogs and Children

    Some of us in the world are daring enough to add children of the human sort to our home in addition to our fur babies. There are important factors we...

    Dogs and Children

    Some of us in the world are daring enough to add children of the human sort to our home in addition to our fur babies. There are important factors we...

  • Loose Leash Walking Tips

    Loose Leash Walking Tips

    I would like to spend this time talking about how to train a dog to walk gently and calmly on the leash and hopefully save some folks’ arms and shoulders.

    Loose Leash Walking Tips

    I would like to spend this time talking about how to train a dog to walk gently and calmly on the leash and hopefully save some folks’ arms and shoulders.

  • Voluntary Crate Training: Part 2

    Voluntary Crate Training: Part 2

    When we are training our dog to voluntarily crate, we want the consequences of going into the crate to be good or favorable. This will in turn increase and eventually...

    Voluntary Crate Training: Part 2

    When we are training our dog to voluntarily crate, we want the consequences of going into the crate to be good or favorable. This will in turn increase and eventually...

  • Voluntary Crate Training: Part 1

    Voluntary Crate Training: Part 1

    Crating is such a useful behavior for dog owners. It can keep your pup from chewing up your favorite shoes or socks, messing all over the house, or leaving tumbleweeds...

    Voluntary Crate Training: Part 1

    Crating is such a useful behavior for dog owners. It can keep your pup from chewing up your favorite shoes or socks, messing all over the house, or leaving tumbleweeds...

  • Training Your Dog: Capturing and Shaping Behaviors

    Training Your Dog: Capturing and Shaping Behaviors

    In this post, I will pick out a few simple behaviors and go through how we can train our dogs through capturing and/or shaping their already existing behaviors.

    Training Your Dog: Capturing and Shaping Behaviors

    In this post, I will pick out a few simple behaviors and go through how we can train our dogs through capturing and/or shaping their already existing behaviors.

  • The Trust Account: The Importance of Building Trust With Our Pets

    The Trust Account: The Importance of Building T...

    In many ways, building trust with your pets is like growing a financial account. A behavioral trust account is one that is created by the interactions we have with our...

    The Trust Account: The Importance of Building T...

    In many ways, building trust with your pets is like growing a financial account. A behavioral trust account is one that is created by the interactions we have with our...

  • What Should I Train My Dog to Do?

    What Should I Train My Dog to Do?

    What behaviors jump to the forefront of your mind when it comes to training your dog? I bet ‘sit,’ ‘stay,’ ‘lay down,’ and ‘shake’ are at the top of the...

    What Should I Train My Dog to Do?

    What behaviors jump to the forefront of your mind when it comes to training your dog? I bet ‘sit,’ ‘stay,’ ‘lay down,’ and ‘shake’ are at the top of the...

  • How to Train Your Dog While Not Training

    How to Train Your Dog While Not Training

    The next time you go to feed your dog, pay attention to what behavior they are presenting at the time of feeding. Are they sitting? Wagging their tail? Jumping up...

    How to Train Your Dog While Not Training

    The next time you go to feed your dog, pay attention to what behavior they are presenting at the time of feeding. Are they sitting? Wagging their tail? Jumping up...

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