Owner Absent Behaviors
OK so just what do I mean by “owner absent” behaviors? Well they are behaviors that occur when the owner is not around! Now let’s talk about why that is even important? Well when a behavior happens when we are not around that behavior is…
Leave it vs. Wait (this one could save your dogs life)
So is there really a difference between Leave It and Wait? You better believe there is! I think both commands (cues) should be taught. The difference is that with Wait, the dog will eventually get the object in question, where Leave It means the dog…
Want to tackle some issues yourself????
Looking for a little “Self Help” when it comes to the family dog? Not sure you want to hire a trainer yet but still want to do some “D.Y.I.” work with the dog? Well we have lots of books on all sorts of topics and…
Does your dog pull on leash???
Shoulder hurt? Landed on your butt, a few times? Do you have a dog that pulls on the leash like a locomotive? Well here we come to the rescue with a book on how to teach your dog to walk with you vs. walking against…
Does Your Dog Jump All Over You????
Got a dog that greets people with his front paws? Have you tried everything to let the dog know that jumping up is a terrible behavior and that you don’t want it??? Well, have you taught your dog what to do instead of jump? It…
Dog Won’t Come When Called????
Got a dog that takes off, runs away or simply put “Won’t Come Back When Called”??? Well it probably because of what you do when he won’t come back. Let us help you get back on track and teach your dog that coming back is…
Soccer Team And Shock Collars
OK I try and share this video about once a year to show through humor and visual proof… That yes e-collars are painful… I am not throwing rocks at glass houses, and truly believe that there are no bad tools in dog training but there…
Where to go? Potty Training part 2
As anyone who has gone through potty training with a little boy understands, if they get busy doing something “important” accidents will happen. We know as parents we need to stay on them asking continually if they have to go, but we get busy, they…
Is my style, the right fit for you???
Many times, when I start working with clients, they become frustrated with the fact I don’t immediately start working on the problems they have called the office about… Dog that jump on house Guests Dog that pull-on leash Outside Dog that do not listen (Add…
Help Us Spread the Word About Our Newest Class!!!!
We need your help! We need to spread the word! We have a new class starting in January of 2017 with the Parent Education Group at Shawnee Mission Medical Center! This will be a complimentary class to our Babies Don’t Bark Class which deals with…
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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 →
Another way to look at Over-Stimulation…SURVIVAL MODE!!!
OK this blog is really about reactivity, but it also has to do with all dogs and the topic of over-stimulation… You have most likely read my blog on over stimulation (if not click here) but when a dog gets over stimulated, they really enter Read more →
Owner Absent Behaviors
OK so just what do I mean by “owner absent” behaviors? Well they are behaviors that occur when the owner is not around! Now let’s talk about why that is even important? Well when a behavior happens when we are not around that behavior is Read more →
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