Why Are Some Dogs Aggressive?

Most people have probably seen dog training shows on TV that include aggressive dog behavior. That doesn’t make it any less scary if your own dog shows aggressive behavior. Whether it comes out of the blue or you just have a generally aggressive dog, that aggression has a reason behind it, and understanding that is the first step in reversing …

Why Is It Important to Teach a Puppy Manners?

Your new puppy has an insatiable appetite for exploring, learning, and testing their boundaries. The world can be a dangerous place for such an enthusiastic young pup, and to keep them safe it is crucial to teach them some basic behaviors; we call them “puppy manners”. Teaching your puppy a few good manners will help facilitate a lasting bond between …

Lack Of Leadership

Lack of leadership results in … Our goal by doing all these training exercises is to have the dog prioritizing what we ask of them so they look to us for guidance whenever they feel uncomfortable overwhelmed or unsure. Often when dog”s display behavior’s that are unacceptable it is because they are taking the leadership role. You can’t begin to …

Relax

  Many people work very hard on training their dogs to listen to them, obey commands, walk on a leash, etc. But what is often over looked is the most important thing in creating a family dog….. Teaching them how to relax on command…. No matter the issue we are dealing with it is usually just a symptom of lack …

Advocating For Your Dog

  Advocating for your dog can come in many different varieties. On the walk seems to be your biggest challenge. This is a key component into your dog believing and trusting in you that you will be able to protect him/ her. There are a couple things that we use that may be able to help you out. When you …

Challenging Your Limits

  The only thing stopping you from reaching your goals and dreams is you and the limits you set upon yourself. When you feel as though you have reached those limits is often when frustration builds. This causes resistance and conflict and the things that you want seem harder to achieve. Your mind acts like as an atlas. It knows …

The Shovel

    ” People know that the gold is there, but they are too lazy to pick up the shovel and start digging” ~Jim Rohn~ Whether you are wanting to improve/change your life, your dog, your career or your future you have to be willing to put in the dedication and work. This is a must to be able to …

Frustrating Issues

      A lot of dog owners are dealing with some very frustrating, and serious issues with their dogs. One of these issues is aggression towards cat’s, small dog/ animal’s and sometimes small children. When a dog sees a cat (etc) he/she will run after them barking, lunging and growling like the cat is on the menu for lunch. …

Success

  We often set out to be a success.. after all this is what has been instilled in us since we were little. Although we all have different levels and ideas of what success is, it is still often our end goal. Success can be as simple as learning someone’s name, or getting your dog to sit. Whatever we set …

It’s A Big Deal

  When you have a dog that bites humans it’s a big deal! When you have dogs that bites human members of their own family you have a serious problem!!! These types of issues are usually relationship based. So what do we do with them? Do we hug and kiss them to convince them we are their friends? Do we …