Hand Feeding Your Dog – Why You Should!
I always get one particular question from folks when they find out I am a dog trainer. “What can I do to make my dog pay attention to me?” Well that’s a bit like asking what a person can do to get better gas…
Regular Crate Training Not Working???
If regular dog training ideas and techniques are not working get creative… Awesome video from a service dog puppy raiser… Working on not being in the room and with the puppy in the crate without whining… Brilliant outside the box thinking!!!!!
Luna’s Life, a Dog and a Trainer… 5/14/207
OK as we talked last time training fearful dogs can be exciting, challenging and very rewarding but this week has brought on a new challenge. As we continue to improve and gain confidence with Ms. Luna, she is also now becoming a little “bratty” ……
Luna’s Life… A Dog and A Trainer 4/30/17
OK so first off life got crazy and well I forgot a weeks’ worth of blog…. So, this one will be a little longer than a regular one. There will be a Part 1 and Part 2. In the first part, we will go over…
Luna’s Life… A Dog and A Trainer 4/16/2017
Hey there folks, another week down in the life of Luna and again this week had tons of improvements but on the taking food from strangers front we are still working… Same on the occasional startle growl and run away, which normally happens when parked…
Luna’s Life… A Dog and A Trainer 4/9/2017
This was a great week!!! Is she cured? NO, but there were tons of tiny improvements this week. Again please don’t focus on the improvements, instead focus on the frequency and consistency of me (or someone else) working with Luna. If you want to attempt…
Luna’s Life… A Dog And A Trainer 4/2/2107
OK so this week we added lots of new stuff, worked on some of our every week stuff and hopefully learned to just chill out from time to time… We started Doggy Daycare with a facility I have known and trusted for almost 10…
Luna’s Life… A Dog and A Trainer 3/26/2017
Progress has been slower this week… It is becoming apparent that cars and people other than the ones she sees regularly are going to be the toughest hurdles to clear for Miss Luna. That being said we had many ups and a few downs…
Luna’s Life… A Dog and A Trainer 3/19/17
Welcome back for another week and another blog 🙂 This week we made huge progress but the really thing I want to get across is just how much we did this week. This is usually the point in the game where clients start petering out……
Luna’s Life, a Dog and a Trainer 3/12/17
Week #2 here at the house OK many of you seem to be getting a kick out of hearing that yes even dog trainers have problems with potty training… Or more honestly that even dog trainers have issues with being consistent and frequent…
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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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