Category: Behavior

Bond

Let’s talk about the bond you and your dog have. How strong is that bond? You want to be your dog’s world. Without a strong bond any type of training is going to be difficult.

The 3 D’s

Trainer Thought/Tip Thursday: I want to talk about the 3 D’s in dog training. They are duration, distance and distraction. Duration is the amount of time a behavior is done. Obviously your dog is not […]

Fear and anxiety

Fear is defined as instinctual feeling resulting from a person, situation or object presenting an external threat. The threat could be real or perceived. Your dog may show signs of fear by trembling, talking his […]

House Training

I know most of you probably think potty training is next to impossible. However, it’s a lot simpler than you think.

Aggressive vs. Reactive

Aggression and reactivity  You’re walking your dog down the street and across the street is another dog walking that it’s barking, lunging and maybe even growling. What is the first thing that comes to your […]

Separation anxiety

Does your dog start acting strange when you’re getting ready to leave? Is your dog exhibiting destructive behaviors such as chewing or digging at your doors? Does he pace, bark or howl excessively? Or soil […]