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The Number One Reason Your Dog Is a Monster

The Number One Reason Your Dog Is a Monster

The first time I saw this video, I thought it was a set up. Then I realized that it wasn’t, and I think I was even more horrified. I mean we have all seen dogs steal food, or get in...

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If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

It was a beautiful sunny day… I was out training with a client and her dog the other day, when it happened… Something that can never be undone. Something that will affect each of us that were there that day....

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Top 5 Sneaky Tricks All Dog Trainers Know About Puppy Training but Never Share

Top 5 Sneaky Tricks All Dog Trainers Know About Puppy Training but Never Share

You won’t get this information anywhere else. That’s right, we dog trainers are an interesting group. And, I have learned that most dog trainers won’t share their dog training secrets. But they certainly don’t want to share their puppy training...

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7 Dog Training “Brain Games” Calming Down OVER-Excited Dogs

7 Dog Training “Brain Games” Calming Down OVER-Excited Dogs

Do you have a dog who goes BALLISTIC when he sees certain things in his life? Does he get WAAAAY to Excited around other dogs, animals or new people who come over? If so then you’ll be happy to know...

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3 Steps to Potty Training Your Dog in 5 Days

3 Steps to Potty Training Your Dog in 5 Days

Not everyone who wants a new furry friend has any desire to get a puppy! Puppies can be trouble! And, many of us just don’t have the time to dedicate to a tiny furry baby. Plus, it is nice to...

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My Top 6 Favorite Dog Myths, Debunked

My Top 6 Favorite Dog Myths, Debunked

Urban legends and myths surround all aspects of life. I suppose that most start out with good intentions, because something specifically good or bad happened to someone, and so they proliferated the story to make it more important for others....

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7 Natural Ways to Help Calm Your Anxious Dog

7 Natural Ways to Help Calm Your Anxious Dog

Years ago (and still a little now), I was more “anti” natural than most people. So many people want to deny their dog medicine or think that there are purely natural strategies for problems or conditions. This is simply not...

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Why Does My Dog Consume Inedible Things?

Why Does My Dog Consume Inedible Things?

In college, I was a Psychology and English Major. I wanted to help people with their struggles in life. Truth be told, I wanted to go to Medical School, but I got married and life and finances got in the...

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5 and ½ Dogs That Were on Death Row, but Beat the Odds and Became Service Dogs

5 and ½ Dogs That Were on Death Row, but Beat the Odds and Became Service Dogs

I have spent the majority of my career working with Service Dogs or “Assistance Dogs” in one form or another. I have worked for a number of different organizations, and even ran my own until I had to move across...

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Get Ready for the Dirt…On Dogs Who Dig

Get Ready for the Dirt…On Dogs Who Dig

Are you ready for some dirt? The dirt on dogs who dig, that is. 😉 Digging is both a complicated and an easy subject! Getting to Know Your Dog Dogs dig for all kinds of reasons. Some dig for a...

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