Dog Training 101: Elevator Manners

How many of you live in a place where the elevator is a daily part of your dog’s training? There are several different perspectives to examine when considering how to make these rides more enjoyable for everyone: the average person riding the elevator, the dog owners with their dogs, and the people who are about to get on the...

We Can’t All Be Friends

As you get older you realize that you don’t have to like everyone. In fact, I personally only have a handful of really close friends. To me that’s all I need. Some might feel differently, but to each it’s own. Regardless, I think we can all agree that we are...

To All The Dog Moms: Happy Mother’s Day!

A little Google search comes back with these definitions for a moth·er: to care for or protect (someone) like a mother. a female parent a woman in authority maternal tenderness or affection Now I, as a professional dog trainer and dog mom to 4 of my own fluffies, believe I...

NO Return Policy: 7 Reasons Why it is NEVER the Dog’s Fault

  If you’re like me and have a short attention span I feel your pain. I enjoy reading and learning but take in knowledge differently than most. I enjoy lists and bullet points, I find that helps me save time and sift through information faster. It helps me be more...

Simplify Your Dog Training: Top 6 Things NOT To Do

Congratulations you’ve done it. You've added a 4 legged friend to your home. You want to take the proactive approach and decide to do all the research you can on dog breeds, food, training etc… You get the notepad out and find out everybody seems to be an expert. Suddenly...