We recently had the great privilege to work with an adorable family, teaching their dogs to respect their one-year-old twins. They gave us a call when the twins began crawling. Their favorite place to dart was right toward their dogs to pet them. The older lab wasn't fond of this and would start warning growls when the kids were near. Since the babies were too young to understand the rules about dogs - not getting in a dogs face, no pulling or tugging on a dogs body or ears,
Some of the most common myths or misconceptions about dogs are simple things like misreading body language or being taught incorrect information. We are here to help make sure you have the facts about dogs and their behavior. If you missed Dog Myths Part 1, read it here!
Myth #5 Some dogs are more intelligent than others. In reality, a dog is only as "smart" as his human helps him become. When there is a human faithfully teaching the dog tricks and commands, of course it wil
Some of the most common myths or misconceptions about dogs are simple things like misreading body language or being taught incorrect information. We are here to help make sure you have the facts about dogs and their behavior.
Myth #1 Holding your hand out for the dog to sniff your scent is the best way to greet them. Dogs do not react well to something coming straight at their face for any reason. It's comes off as threatening to them. If you are nervous or hesitant around
Becoming a new parent is a beautiful yet stressful time of learning and bonding as a family. As the parents are adjusting to their new way of life, so also must any fur babies in the home. Luckily, we were able to help one amazing family make this transition by working with their bulldog and ensure harmony. They had already completed traditional dog training with him but were still struggling to keep his high energy play and habits in check. Knowing safety and respect were th
After being pulled in two directions at once, tiring out her arms and resorting to walking her dogs separately, this owner asked us to help her be able to walk together as a pack again. We started by teaching the "respect walk" before addressing the younger Husky's constant attempts to claim their mom, hogging attention away from the other as well as the older pup's habit of blocking the doggie door to stop his brother from stealing his mom's attention again. We taught her ho
We had a great time working with these three Bichon Frise's today! After teaching their owner how to become the pack leader, the first issue we addressed was one of the male Bichon's would run after the owner's grandchildren and try to nip them as they played in the back yard or tried to have fun swimming and playing by the pool. The second issue was potty training because their male dog had a problem hiking his leg in the house. We taught them our simple potty training met