Doggy Blog

I was in one of my favorite stores yesterday…waiting in line to buy groceries for din-din, and couldn’t help overhearing the conversation between one of the cashiers and a customer. As soon as I heard the words “my dog”…
I hear the words quite often…But what do they all mean? What exactly is being described? What is the message being sent? It’s difficult for me, the dog trainer that comes from the “academic” “science-based” philosophy camp, to judge…
I can’t tell you how excited I am about our new president elect Barack Obama! Like many, I cried tears of joy November 5th while looking at the front page of the newspaper. Now, I’m not going to use…
Let’s face it, if dogs were out in the wild, doing all their doggy things in their doggy world, calling their “hair-dresser” would not be on their “to do” list. HOWEVER, since they do live in our human world,…
What a positively reinforcing Thanksgiving! It started off with the whole family heading to the Ventura Auto Center here in town to run a 5K/1K to help benefit fellow athlete Tony Pedeferri. It was a great turnout – lots…
Two paw’s up for our BIG event last Sunday! The Holiday Boutique Open House Benefiting our local Humane Society of Ventura was enjoyed by many. Folks from all over showed up to help support our furry friends and The Humane Society…
“How long is it going to take for my dog to be trained?” This is one of those frequently asked questions I get from many people. Unfortunately there is no standard answer, no for sure guaranteed answer, no crystal…