Posted on: March 17, 2017 - No Comments
We’re told as dog guardians that we need to be the "leader of the pack" and let our dogs know who runs the show. But, being a true “Leader” when it comes to our dogs may be very different than what you’ve been led to believe.
Posted on: September 26, 2016 - No Comments
When someone finds out I work with dogs they always seem to say “you are so lucky!” ... and indeed I am. I wouldn’t choose to do anything other than what I am doing. But it’s not all cupcakes and butterflies.
Posted on: April 25, 2016 - 7 Comments
Hopefully these tips will be helpful to prevent leash frustration, and will give you a blueprint on how to approach on-leash greetings.
Posted on: January 4, 2016 - 6 Comments
It may seem sometimes like everyone else has a “normal” dog while you struggle to make minute changes towards the better with your own. How can we cope?
Posted on: August 25, 2015 - 1 Comment
We really do have very high expectations for our dogs, sometimes more so than we do for human beings, and many times it’s not fair or realistic.
Posted on: July 13, 2015 - 4 Comments
The language still used today when referring to dogs and training is still quite archaic and often times indicates an almost slave-master relationship. But what if we encouraged choices?
Posted on: May 4, 2015 - 3 Comments
How can you intervene when you see someone using dangerous or cruel methods with their dog so that not only does it stop then and there, but the future of the dog with their human looks much more promising?
Posted on: April 13, 2015 - 15 Comments
It’s an all too common occurrence, and it shouldn’t be happening at all. Are you guilty of the “lazy leash syndrome”?