Optimize Your Dog’s Crate Experience

To crate or not to crate…that may be a question running through your head. Well, I for one, say crate. 100%. Bringing a new puppy or older rescue dog into your home is an exciting undertaking. One in which you will be providing leadership, boundaries, coaching and friendship to your...

Why Your Dog Won’t Listen

Have you ever been to a foreign country or with a group of individuals who speak a different dialect than you? It can be overwhelming trying to understand what others are saying when you don't know what they are saying (especially if you’re trying to order food). Your heart rate...

Living in a Multi-Dog Household

Living in a Multi-Dog Household   “Are those all YOUR animals?!”  I get asked this almost daily when people walk by my computer screen in the office and see my collage of animal pictures.  It wasn’t until I couldn’t photograph all my animals at once that I realized I may...

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...

Beat the Heat: Three Ways to Make the Most Out of Summer with your Dog

Summer is the time of year where many of us are most active outdoors. Vacations and beach days are at our fingertips, but can often lead to humans having fun while the dogs are left home. It’s important to remember how to achieve fun and training progress with your dog...

The BEST Leash To Use For Your Dog

Do you ever look around our dog community and notice what kind of leash people are using on their dogs? There is a lot you can tell about the dog owner and a dog with what leash choice they have chosen. The most common leash choices are a simple flat...

WOW! I Wish My Dog Behaved Like Yours

  As a dog owner, I take a huge amount of pride in my amazing canine companion. At this point in my life, he basically takes the role of my child. With that being said, when you are out and about with your pup and a stranger walks over and...

10 WAYS TO TRAIN YOUR DOG IN 10 MINUTES

Being a dog trainer is pretty cool. Whenever I tell people what we do they always say “You are so lucky”, “I want to do that” or “I'm so jealous you get to play with dogs all day”. In which I always try to refrain from what I really want...

How To Get Your Dog To Jump In The Car

Most dogs love car rides, their whole bodies go into full-out wiggle and excitement when they see their owners reach for their keys and call them to come along for the ride. Rides mean they get to go on adventures around town and spend some quality time with their owner....

Having Fun With The Fundamentals

Have you ever been frustrated with your dog before? If you said no, well we simply don’t believe you. When training your dog to obey under any circumstance it requires repetition after repetition, follow-through, consistency and keeping your cool while sometimes your dog isn’t cooperating to the best of their...