The Doggy Traveler

The Doggy Traveler

With this day and age, more and more folks are traveling with their dog. It is a fun experience for dog and human alike, but without these basic items for your furry friend a fun trip can turn quickly into stress. So while you’re packing make sure you have: Food to...
How to Teach a Stay

How to Teach a Stay

A big complaint of pet owners is that their dog will not stay in a command. This often due to not having an effective communication system in place (see our blog about marker words) and we often forget to reward the pause. Meaning we ask the dog to sit then we go...
Feedback Needed- Sincerely, Your Dog

Feedback Needed- Sincerely, Your Dog

All trainers talk about effective communication and you can find many versions of such during your training. The most common one that opens a world of possibilities is using consistent marker words. Marker words is way to give your dog feedback on a task that they are...
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...
Will Work for Cookies

Will Work for Cookies

Will Work for Cookies Most folks know that you need some form of motivation to teach your dog new behaviors and most of the time that motivation comes in the form of cookies or food. Often times folks get stuck in this type of reinforcement and their dog starts...