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
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.
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.
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.
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
Posted on: January 18, 2014 - 1 Comment
Agility is a sport in which dogs manipulate obstacles and features while directed through a set course by their person. It teaches a dog to be athletic, confident and improves communication between dog and owner. Agility can be enjoyed as a back yard past time with your dog or as a competition event. Agility Training Read More
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Dog sports are a great way to bond with your dog and give your canine companion exercise and mental stimulation. From the unbridled fun of dock diving to the quirkier but thrilling sport of skijoring, dog sports offer a fantastic opportunity to build and enhance the unique relationship we share with man's best friend in Read More
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
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