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What’s the Point

What’s the Point

I had a client sign up for a board and train for their dog. No major behavior problems, just typical house manners stuff. At one of their lessons, we were working on recalls and towards the middle of the lesson, the client turned to me and asked me what’s the point? I...
Jumping Dogs Advice

Jumping Dogs Advice

Dogs jump. Everyone knows this. But it always makes me wonder, how often do wild canines jump? Spending time with some wild canines and watching a countless number of dogs interact. I have concluded that constant jumping isn’t really something that canines do with...
I got a pill for that

I got a pill for that

Seems like we live in a day age where every problem can be solved with a pill. Too many times I have pups coming into my care who have been on Prozac, Trazadone, or any other anti-anxiety medication for years. That’s right. YEARS. And the owners are wondering why...
Pee what? Pee pads…bad idea.

Pee what? Pee pads…bad idea.

So I dread going to Wal-Mart, something about being in a store that has 5billion people doesn’t appeal to me (shocker, I know). Anywho, I’m in Walmart, making a bee-line towards the items I need and walk pass not one, not two, but three end caps stocked with pee pads....
Loose Leash Walking

Loose Leash Walking

One of the first things we teach our puppy is how to walk on a leash. This is usually taught through pressure and release. Meaning if there is pressure on the leash we typically stop or some pull back. The puppy they may fight a little, but eventually gives into the...