Debunking Dog Training Myths

This article was originally featured in The Dog Dish Magazine. Positive training makes your dog lose respect for you. Through positive reinforcement training you’re not just teaching your dog how to do cute tricks. You’re actually teaching your dog how to understand you and how to communicate with you. A good trainer will also show... Continue Reading →

If Elephants Ruled the World

Imagine a world dominated by elephants. Elephants are larger than people, stronger, and in this world, far more intelligent. They control access to everything we need and love including our food, clean water and shelter. They keep us as pets, teach us things, feed, dress us, and even bathe us with their long trunks. But,... Continue Reading →

Safely Socializing Your Puppy

No one wants to be the person with "that dog". You know the one I'm talking about. The dog who barks berserkly at every single other dog on walks. The one who gets tense and nervous, or maybe even shows it's teeth and growls if another dog tries to say, "Hello." But how do you... Continue Reading →

The Life of a Dog Trainer

I often wonder what people envision the life of a dog trainer to be like. For example, do they imagine me buried in a pile of adorable puppies every day, or outside enjoying perfect walks with perfectly trained dogs on perfectly perfect summer days? Or, do they think I must be insane to choose to... Continue Reading →

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