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Reasons Why This Dog Trainer Appreciates Dog Owners

June 6, 2009

I just had one of those awesome private dog training session today, with clients that just make me love my profession even more than I already do; the reason I love going to “work” (Really? This is “work”?), even on a Saturday afternoon. This very nice couple recently adopted an adult dog from a animal shelter in California, concerned that their inquisitive canine  ”came with a few “issues.” I first reassured that all animals – including humans – come with a previous learning history, with behaviors that might not find as appropriate as others. After meeting this dog, who was very sweet, we determined their newly adopted dog did display some behaviors one might classify as “special needs”, including those that … Continue reading »


Original Inquisitive Canine Discovers Blogging as Perfect Way to Harness Dog Behavior

December 20, 2007

Original Inquisitive Canine Discovers Blogging as Perfect Way to Harness Dog Behavior

Hello inquisitive canine’s and inquisitive readers! My mom Joan Mayer is a certified professional dog trainer and dog behavior counselor. I’m Poncho, her ten pound mutt that knows a lot about canine and human behavior. Together she and I own and run the Inquisitive Canine – a dog training and behavior counseling business in Ventura. My girlfriend Lorrie Thomas of Lorrie Thomas Web Marketing highly recommends blogging as a way to let others know about us. Well, mom and I agree. We’ve decided blogging is a great way for us to share dog training tips with the dog cyber world. Mom will have her dog training tips blog post while I have my own here on Poncho’s Prose – sharing … Continue reading »