Owner Absent Behaviors
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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Covid-19 Corona Virus…Possible Puppy/Dog Issues As We Return to Normal
There are a lot of new puppy owners or even older dog owners out there and many are finding it really hard to socialize their pups in this world of social distancing and in-home confinement during this Covid-19 scenario… I have talked to several trainers Read more →
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Comments on “Alpha” Dominance Theory – Whole Dog Journal Article
I get phone calls and emails from folks asking how to become a dog trainer? Well, this article would be a great place to start your research. For that matter, if you like dogs enjoy training, or just want to learn a little bit more Read more →
TETHERS – Part 2 THE TRAINING TECHNIQUES (a blast from the past – 2011)
In the last blog, I highlighted the mechanics of the tether and indicated there were three specific training techniques that the tether was outstanding to be used for. So let’s get to it! The first technique I want to cover is how to greet people Read more →
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