what exactly is a training collar?

what exactly is a training collar? Lately I have been researching and studying  advertising and marketing strategies, and I have found that there is a fine line, sometimes even an enormous gap between creative and totally misleading. When I go into stores these days, I go about my business and do my shopping, but I…

throw the flexi leash away

I’ll be honest, I have never liked flexi/retractable/zip leashes. They’ve never made much sense to me. I see an owner hanging on to a handle, disengaged, and a dog doing whatever they want, usually at 20+ feet away. They are relationship killers. Over the years dog owners have tried to tell me how great they…

Harnesses

Harnesses … are they really all that? If you’ve ever taken one of my puppy classes you’ll know I’m a huge fan, more than a huge fan actually, of harnesses. This is both from a health and behavioral point of view. Think they’re a new thing? Nope… This is my Dad over 80 years ago….