Walk ‘n Wag Club

Walk ‘n Wag Club

Does your dog LOVE pulling on the leash? Do you love keeping your arms in their sockets? Do you have 20 minutes to spare?   If the answer is yes, then join our Walk ‘n Wag Club! On the first Monday of the month from April to October, the Walk ‘n Wag...

Counter Conditioning with Drayton and Beau

This video was posted by Drayton Michaels of his work with his own dog, Beau. This is a wonderful example of our goal when we’re counter conditioning our dogs to things that trigger them to be fearful, aggressive, or over excited. Dogs learn by association. They...
How to Stop Problem Barking

How to Stop Problem Barking

Problem barking is a very common problem. You are not alone! There are many different types of barking, but it primarily falls into two categories: Barking at Owner and Barking at Other Things. If your dog is barking at you, they are likely “demand barking” and...

Poisoned Cues

In my Family Dog Manners classes, when it’s time to teach our dogs to come when called, I ask all of my students to select a NEW cue for “come”. Why? Often times, we dog parents have unintentionally “poisoned” the word come. We have made...