Tag Archives: agility

Making the Most of What You Have (Training in Small Spaces) – Part 1

Posted on: May 30, 2016 - No Comments

For about a year and a half, I was living in New York City. I went from living in a large house on 2 acres to a small one bedroom apartment near a park. In this three-part article series, I am going to share how I kept agility in my life while living in a Read More

Terrier Shmerrier!

Posted on: March 9, 2016 - No Comments

I thought I knew how to train dogs. Then I adopted a Terrier/Chihuahua mix puppy and named her…..Tricky! People warned me when I named her Tricky, jokingly and affectionately telling me she would likely embody the name I gave her. They weren’t kidding.

Does Your Dog Really Love That Activity?

Posted on: June 19, 2015 - 9 Comments

There is perhaps no greater experience than participating in an activity with your dog that satisfies you both. The bonding experience created is unparalleled.

Positively Success Story: Kimba

Posted on: September 29, 2014 - No Comments

I adopted a 3 year old German Shepherd named Kimba from the local shelter. I had never trained a dog before, so I enrolled in classes and read several books on positive training techniques.

‘All American Dogs’ at the 2014 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Posted on: April 27, 2014 - No Comments

As reporter on the happenings at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show for five years running, I look forward to wearing all my best winter clothes during my time in New York City for the series of events (business networking, attending dog fashion shows, and more) surrounding Westminster. This year I had the privilege of Read More

Win a free copy of the new Marley and Me movie on DVD

Posted on: August 19, 2011 - 58 Comments

I loved Marley and Me.  The book and the movie.  Made me laugh, cry, commiserate and celebrate.  How about you? Well guess what:  there's a new prequel out in stores now:  Marley & Me: The Puppy Years went on sale this week, and I have a few copies to give away to fans who share Read More

I said That !!

Posted on: November 30, 2010 - 1 Comment

Instructors are the ones on the front line of Dog training. But do you really listen?  I teach at a local college all my students pay  the college to come to my class.  Towards the end of the semester I tell my students that we will be having a special guest soon.   That guest is Read More