The Fourth, Fireworks, and Fearful Dogs

2020-07-03T14:37:45+00:00

Fireworks can be very scary to your dog. Even a dog who is normally very confident can struggle with the unexpected loud bangs and flashes of fireworks. Sadly, every year there are thousands of dogs who go missing on the 4th of July when they try to flee from the fireworks. Maybe your dog has

The Fourth, Fireworks, and Fearful Dogs2020-07-03T14:37:45+00:00

Littermate Syndrome, and How to Handle It

2020-06-18T14:43:32+00:00

Littermate Syndrome is a phenomenon that occurs when you get two young dogs at the same time. They don’t have to be actual littermates, but just dogs who grow up together at the same time, in the same house. Puppies need 8-10 weeks with their mother and littermates to learn vital information. They learn how

Littermate Syndrome, and How to Handle It2020-06-18T14:43:32+00:00

Success Story: Training Merlin the Pit Bull

2020-04-26T21:58:13+00:00

This post discusses a success story in training an abandoned Pit Bull named Merlin. Like my other success stories, Merlin went from wild to well-mannered in a matter of weeks. Here is his story: From Abandoned to a Well-Mannered Pit Bull Merlin was found roaming loose around the city, wearing a collar but without

Success Story: Training Merlin the Pit Bull2020-04-26T21:58:13+00:00

Success Story: Beau the Australian Shepherd

2020-04-26T19:40:35+00:00

In this post, we show how some basic training helped Beau, an Australian Shepard go from a good dog to a great dog. The Challenges With Australian Shepherds Intelligent, attentive, eager. These are just some of the words that the AKC uses to describe the Australian Shepherd in their breed standard.   The reason

Success Story: Beau the Australian Shepherd2020-04-26T19:40:35+00:00

Should You Make Your Dog Into a Service Dog?

2020-04-03T20:03:09+00:00

Training a service dog is more than buying a certification online. You may have noticed that there are more and more "service dogs" out and about when you are at the store. Walmart and grocery stores are hot spots, and planes are filled with even more of these dogs. The reason you are seeing

Should You Make Your Dog Into a Service Dog?2020-04-03T20:03:09+00:00

Coronavirus and Your Dog

2020-03-23T02:56:35+00:00

There have been a smattering of news stories regarding pets and the coronavirus. In this post, we'll cover dispel some of the myths surrounding coronavirus  and your dog. Dispelling the Myth The world has changed a lot these past few months. We are all dealing with this crisis, and some of you may be

Coronavirus and Your Dog2020-03-23T02:56:35+00:00

Service Dog Training Session: Tattle the Golden Retriever

2020-01-13T00:18:27+00:00

In this post, we'll go over a case study for service dog training. We have been working with a Tattle who will be a mobility dog for a veteran with MS and PTSD. Service Dog Training with Tattle Tattle is a Mobility Dog that we trained for a veteran with MS and PTSD.  

Service Dog Training Session: Tattle the Golden Retriever2020-01-13T00:18:27+00:00

Recent Dog Training Graduates

2020-01-12T23:52:51+00:00

Meet some of our recent dog obedience graduates! Dixie, lab/rottie mix Dixie, Labrador/Rottweiler Mix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tM94Xz0q6TY Dixie is a mixed breed who came to training because she was struggling with leash reactivity and dog aggression issues. Dixie is very social with people, but does not appreciate strange dogs in her space. In addition to working on

Recent Dog Training Graduates2020-01-12T23:52:51+00:00

Training Tools and Koda the Golden Retriever

2020-01-02T04:59:39+00:00

In this post we'll cover the importance of gradually discontinuing the use of training tools. Though these tools are helpful during training, they shouldn't be relied on forever. Koda graduated from our main program when he was about 6 months old, and came back for a week long refresher course. During our

Training Tools and Koda the Golden Retriever2020-01-02T04:59:39+00:00

Wild: 5th at AWMA Nationals and on to FMBB!

2019-11-02T20:06:48+00:00

D'Wildcat 16130 IGP3 5th Place 88-89-90=267 Wild went to Maine to compete at the American Working Malinois Association (AWMA) national championship. This was the first time that he had been able to travel to a trial, and was also his first exposure to national level competition. Traveling can take a lot out of a

Wild: 5th at AWMA Nationals and on to FMBB!2019-11-02T20:06:48+00:00
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