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
Barking is one of the most common issues we get asked to help correct. When these owners called us, they were so upset about the issues their pup was causing that they were considering moving. One of their dogs would bark while in the back yard at anything and everything, specially their neighbors. This started to cause tension between the relationships with their neighbors and they needed to find a solution quickly. They began simply trying to walk him more frequently instea
Goldendoodles as a breed have been gaining popularity during the past decade and for good reason. Typically, they are very friendly, intelligent, affectionate and adaptable to any situation. When asked to work with one recently we were surprised to hear she was showing dog aggression and the owner could not have her sister, nieces and nephews over to visit because the dog would jump on them and bump the kids out of the way. We arrived and immediately understood why these issu
This weekend we had the privilege of working with two clients who, even though they had different behavior modification needs, worked together to help their beloved dogs be the best versions of themselves. Our first session of the day was a couple who needed to introduce their new dog to their home and family. The woman volunteered at the local shelter and wanted to make him a part of their family, despite the dog being labeled "dog aggressive" during his four year stay at th