Often my clients feel some resistance when it comes to crates. We make a deal, while we work together lets lean on them and see how it goes, If at the end you still don’t like them you can pack them up and sell them off. They agree, and what happens every … Continue reading Better communication with owners = better communication with other dogs.
Going from pet owner. To dog training. To parent. There are two consistent patterns I notice when I’ve had trouble with my pets behaviours and when I struggled with the kids. The first one is no matter how much I practice something I am human and sometimes I get caught up in my own emotions … Continue reading Listening is a skill that needs to be practiced regularly and is a piece of the puzzle of a good friendship with your dog.
Learning dog body language. Can be an absolute waste of time. Often people suggest to me I should teach more about dog body language to make things easier for them and others. Their theory is if they can read dogs body language then they will have a better understanding of what the … Continue reading Dog Body Language
It’s hard to believe I picked this big girl up just a week ago and two days prior she had to be sedated the night before AND the morning of to be able to go to the vets without her losing her cool, At people and dogs. Callie is our latest Board and Train and … Continue reading Reactivity – the power of understanding pressure.
There has been a lot of traction and talk and knowledge and training around safety with kids and dogs, bite prevention etc I haven’t bothered to mention it on here because well, I figure I will probably sound like a broken record. You know how to teach your kids not to be assholes to dogs, … Continue reading Kids and Dogs