Doggy Blog

How exciting! I was just hired to take over the dog training classes here in Ventura through the Ventura College Community Education program! I start this Thursday! The class is similar to my course I teach at my own…
I was having a discussion on the use of choke chains with dogs – and the question came up about using them on stronger dogs, especially Pit Bull Terriers. Let me say this first: 1) I love Pit Bulls….
Hey Dad, just wanted to wish you a Happy Father’s Day! Thanks for taking such good care of me… I love our trips to the field where you let me run around…sniffing and rolling in things – just letting…
It’s my BIRTHDAY, it’s my birthday, we’re gonna party like it’s my birthday!!!! And what a great day it was… Poor mom, she had to work today – she was teaching some of her awesome classes… I think she…
Wow! Talk about rewarding… As you probably already know, I LOVE MY JOB! I’m so passionate about being a dog trainer and behavior counselor! Last Sunday was the start of my new round of Manners Classes… I offer both…
I don’t get it… I really don’t. As you all know, I am a dog trainer and behavior counselor that uses what’s called Positive Reinforcement training methods. Just to clarify, this doesn’t mean that I don’t use “punishment”. Of…
Dear Mom, Just wanted to wish you a Happy Mothers Day, and tell you how much I love you. I can’t believe it’s been fourteen years since our last “mom’s day” together. It feels like yesterday. You would be…
Happy Mothers Day mom! And thank you for all you do for me. I really appreciate it. Walks around the neighborhood, car rides, visits with friends, going to work with you, playing at the park, sitting on your lap…