Category: This & That

Last week a private training client mentioned that their dogs had some dietary restrictions, but were allowed to have salmon. Fortunately for me, I had just roasted salmon for our dinner and had some left over, along with brown…
As a certified professional dog trainer, I find Karen Atlas of HydroPaws, an animal rehabilitation and performance center, amazing. Karen is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT) and an experienced and licensed human Physical Therapist (PT), as well. Along with her work…
As a certified professional dog trainer and  behavior consultant, I take a pawsitive approach to dog training as an easy, simple, and fun way to enhance the everyday relationship between dogs and their guardians. Dog training should be enjoyable and strengthen the…
It’s the Pawliday Season! The perfect time to pawsitevly reinforce your inquisitive canine’s good manners. Frequent visitors ringing your doorbell and surprise plates of treats beautifully displayed at a dog’s eye level are just a couple of examples of why…
As a  certified professional dog trainer and behavior consultant, during the Pawliday Season I hear this every day:  “I’m going to get the kids a puppy for Christmas. What do you think?” Hmm … where to begin … I’m thinking SO many things….
Ever spend an afternoon adding some color to your yard with bedding plants? And, then have your inquisitive canine dig them up before you could finish putting away the gardening tools? It, or something similar, probably has happened to…
Chances are good you are reading this because you have a new family member – an inquisitive canine. Congratulations and welcome to your new family member!  As a certified professional dog trainer and  behavior consultant, I take a pawsitive approach to dog training…