The Root of Anxiety

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Anxiety generally comes from not knowing what is expected. Confidence comes from knowing what is expected. If your dog is suffering with severe anxiety he/ she is unable to make decisions without becoming stressed. To help your dog at home what I would recommend is a minimum of a month of controlling everything he does so that you remove the …

The 10 Commandments Of Potty Training

Potty training a dog or a puppy can become very frustrating when it is not going well. We have put together what we call The Ten Commandments of potty training to help anyone who may be struggling. This is a layered process and will help set both you and your dog up for success! 1. SCHEDULE– Puppies and dog’s are …

What fear and anxiety look like in a dog

Not Addressing Fear/Anxiety Issues There are a lot of behavioral problems that can stem from fear. When fear and anxiety aren’t addressed they are often overlooked because we often feel bad for our dog and unknowingly encourage that state of mind instead of helping the through it. Tail tucking Ears pinned back Hair raised on center of back Cowering or …

Dog training can create an imbalance, are you the right dog trainer for your dog?

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Would you like to know how people create imbalance/ instability in their dog? Would you like to know how this could be prevented?   After working with hundreds upon hundreds of dog’s and their owners there is one common thing that we see that is the root of where it all begins. This is the refusal to communicate to your …

All about Max

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Here is one of our personal dogs Max. He is our only dog that is a non working guy. There is a huge misperception in our industry that our own personal dogs are perfect. Here is proof that they aren’t always that way. Max came from a shelter and was highly, highly dog aggressive. He is probably the worst case …

The Wrong Proportions?

Are you meeting your dog’s needs just in the wrong proportions? You may be giving your dogs all of the right things…… just in the wrong proportions. Dogs NEED structure/rules/guidance so that they understand what they should be doing and how they should be behaving. Kind of like when we get a new job….. we are stressed about it because …

A Different Outlook

Part 1 “When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can often times arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions. Most people just …

Dog Training Find a Way

” If you really want something, you will find a way, if you don’t you will find an excuse.” Dog training by any dog trainer is about finding solutions, not creating more problems. Have you ever heard a dog say he didn’t go for a walk today because it was too windy? How about I ran out the open door …

Realistic expectations

We talk a lot about how much dog’s differ than us as human’s. In most ways they are as different as night and day, but there is one huge similarity. They are individual’s! So our expectation’s need to be set for their individual needs. They are not like the dog next door,  or the 100s of dog’s in your local …

Piano Lessons For Your Dog

Are you listening to what your dog is telling you? It is easy to miss all the small stuff as well as what they are trying to say. When a dog is acting out or displaying behaviors that are naughty, they are generally trying to let us know something. Dog’s don’t / can’t express to us that they have something …