March 14, 2018

Companion Animal Psychology has a great article on "How to Choose a Dog Trainer" and I encourage you to take a look.

" Whether you want to take part in obedience classes or arrange private sessions to resolve your dog’s behaviour problem, choosing the right dog trainer...

August 23, 2016

How long can my puppy hold it at night?

Every puppy is different for how long they can hold it overnight.  Crates are the very best for helping them overnight.  It helps keep your puppy from moving around to much, which helps their bladder still too!  Many puppies can h...

August 23, 2016

Well yes, of course I will go for walks I'm sure you say!!!

Here's the part that a lot of people don't know!  Walks are important but if you continue to walk the same path around the neighbourhood everyday, your pup is not getting the socialization that he should be!  T...

August 23, 2016

What does this mean exactly?!!

A lot of people think “oh ya, this means socialize my dog with other dogs at the dog park, I do that, I'm good!”.  But socialization means sooooo much more than this!!!  It is a crucial part of having a puppy, more crucial than any other p...

August 23, 2016

Well, you've picked your puppy and now the waiting until he comes home...begins!!

So, here is a list of suggestions of important puppy items to have on hand!!

  • Kongs! At least 2, whatever size you think, it's probably one size bigger!! Kongs are one of the greatest do...

August 23, 2016

So.....you've decided you are adopting a puppy!!  Now What?!!  Where do you look?  Well.....there are many places you can get a puppy and many different opinions on what temperament to look for.  I am just going to keep this to a minimum!

  1. Rescues. Bel...

June 16, 2016

I have been working with dogs for around 200 years now. Please believe me when I tell you this: Dogs WILL train for rewards.

I can almost hear you sigh in relief. Yes, you can train your dog without being mean and without a choke chain. I promise you.

To prove it, I offe...

Well, at last, after 15 years, I am writing my first blog!  It's taken too long, but I'm excited!!

 

We see lots of tips and information about socializing puppies....but there is something that comes up a lot when I work with aggression, that more people need to focus on...

October 22, 2015

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