Association of Professional Dog Trainers Statement On Dominance…
As many of you know I am certified through this organization as a Dog Trainer. The group is a great source of information on dogs and dog training, not to mention a great place to start when trying to find a trainer in your area. They…
Q & A with Temple Grandin
This interview was done a while ago but it is one of my favorite people in the animal industry, and even though she does not deal with dogs specifically this is really worth a read. I would also recommend reading all of her books they are…
Why Do Some Puppies Go Limp When You Lift Them Up? | Psychology Today
Very interesting article by a great dog thinker! Discusses genetic left overs in regard to behaviors. Really cool you should read! Why Do Some Puppies Go Limp When You Lift Them Up? | Psychology Today
Let’s Talk: Do You Use Retractable Leashes, or Do You Think They’re Completely Lame and Dangerous?
Great article and even better question… Take a look and let me know your thoughts? I will reserve my opinion till later… Let’s Talk: Do You Use Retractable Leashes, or Do You Think They’re Completely Lame and Dangerous?
Do Dogs Love People More Than They Love Other Dogs? | Psychology Today
Wow another article that shows why and how dogs are not like wolves! I guess we all ought to rethink all that alpha stuff maybe ???? Do Dogs Love People More Than They Love Other Dogs? | Psychology Today
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I Don’t Have Time…
OK, so this is a blog I have been wanting to write for a while now, but I just know that some people will probably not take kindly to it… Some trainers might not even like it and some potential clients might even choose not Read more →
The Value of a Replacement Behavior vs. The Word “NO”
Ok this is going to be one of those strange blogs that hopefully makes you think and realize you just might be going about this whole dog training thing a little wrong… What is our first instinct when our dogs do something wrong? We use Read more →
So What Happens After Socialization?
OK everyone (or at least all my clients know) YOU HAVE TO SOCIALIZE A PUPPY!!! But there is a very significant, important and critical follow up question…. What needs to happen after socialization? Well most agree that the critical social development period for a puppy Read more →
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