House Training Tips for Dog Who is One Potty Girl

Dear Poncho, Could you tell me why my 13-year-old lab, who has never had an accident in my house, will sometimes discreetly pee in my parents’ house when she’s there? Help! Cheers! Deena Dear Miss Deena, Been there myself. And I must say, when you aren’t given a heads-up on the rules, then you just go with the flow. Unfortunately, in this case the … Read More

Real Simple Dog Training Steps to Make Life Easier on Dogs and Dog Owners

When it comes to dog behavior and training, it’s common for many to lose sight of the bigger picture of how great our dogs are. In general people tend to focus on the irritating things their dog does, even though these are often the behaviors that drew them to their pooches in the first place. As a professional dog trainer I like to remind … Read More

Dog Training Basics to Prevent Fido From Being Left Out of the Group

Dear Poncho, Help! We’ve had family staying with us all weekend, and our dog, Wiley, has had a hard time behaving. At the family’s request, when we go outside, we have to put him inside, in his crate. That’s because if we let him out when we go out to play, he jumps on and nips at us, the extended family, neighbors, the gardener … Read More