Can you be a better dog handler or trainer?

Can you be a better dog handler or trainer?

The short answer…YES! But you probably already knew that (I hope). So how? This is the point where some handlers and trainers get stuck. Well, can you change your behavior? We are trying to change or alter our dog’s behavior all the time. So…how can you improve as a...
Puppies Are Wonderful…Until They Are Not

Puppies Are Wonderful…Until They Are Not

Most people love the cuteness of a new puppy and are enamored with their antics. As a new puppy owner you have big hopes and dreams of the amazing dog your puppy will turn into. And you are determined to do your best! Typically between 8 and 24 weeks things with your...
When should you train your dog?

When should you train your dog?

You probably think that training only happens during a “training” session… And while you are not necessarily wrong, training is actually happening anytime you are interacting with your dog! Your dog is constantly getting signals and information from you that are...
Train Behaviors That Don’t Matter

Train Behaviors That Don’t Matter

I know, I know…You want to get to the high-speed, low drag cool stuff with your new dog but please hear me out! Start by building relationship and trust FIRST! How does the dog feel about you emotionally? Are they interested in doing things WITH you? Are they...