April 11, 2020

There are very good reasons why crate training is one of the five pillars of dog training. It provides so much value to us and our relationships with our dogs. Much of which is too-often overlooked by large swaths of the dog industry. We often come across trainers, day...

September 27, 2018

Dogs with impressive obedience skills who could benefit from some state of mind work is something that I see quite a bit. They're taught are taught to GO GO GO!! which is totally fine, as long as they're also taught to relax and be at peace. The objective here is simpl...

February 26, 2018

Why E-collar?!? Doesn't it hurt? Won't it make my dog worse? Won't they hate it?

There's a huge negative stigma surrounding e-collar training. It's hard to blame people for it. I mean, after all, I know this fear comes from a place of love. We want to protect our dogs...

February 4, 2018

Whenever people find out that I'm a dog trainer they always ask the same question,"wow that must take a lot of patience, huh?". They're absolutely right but there's more to it than that. Training means more than conditioning simple commands. It's about teaching a dog a...

January 19, 2018

When working with dogs that have a bit more of a stubborn disposition (which can be any breed, age, gender, let's not kid ourselves) I often find that owners and trainers tend to have the same problems. .

Perhaps the one that I see most often is a trained dog will beh...

January 5, 2018

Being that it's the new year everyone has wiped the slate clean. Most have begun 2018 with a refreshed sense of ferocity and determination. Naturally, I suppose, since it's easy to attack our goals when we feel motivated to do so. The problem is that motivation can be...

November 10, 2017

My experience as a trainer and student of other trainers has revealed to me a flaw in many training programs. While all dog trainers know what to do. The simple mechanics of repitition. Working commands and rewarding certain behaviors is a simpe concept. What gets lost...

November 7, 2017

 Always keep in mind that raising pups is a constant. Not one of those do it once, and it's done chores like painting the hallway. More like keeping the house clean, constant maintenance. And much like cleaning a house, the more I have to do to maintain it the less wor...

August 24, 2017

 The secret to dog training is that their is no secret. Often times, owners feel frustrated because it seems like the dog is willing to perform for the trainer and not the owner. Because of this, owners often have the same questions.

  • Why does he listen to you and no...

May 10, 2017

     Misreading a dog holds up the training process for many owners and trainers who then misjudge the approach to training. Attacking one issue with methods developed for another may not work for the dog. If this is the case, then the dog is subjected to needless stre...

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