sit, really?

I’ve been pondering this question for quite some time, why is teaching our dogs SIT so high on the priority list? The reality is, they know how to sit long before we ever meet them, in fact when they learn to walk and move around, they also learn to sit, all on their own without…

know your trainer

When I first started my business, my clientele for the most part were friends and friends of friends from dog agility. I was a competitor, that was my world, and those were my people. It was awesome because we all shared the same philosophy for the most part; make training fun and purposeful, build a…

Lunch Break Training

A few weeks ago I started a video series ‘Lunch Break Training’. More will be coming, hopefully one a week or so. I dropped my camera and it’s currently being repaired, hold tight! So often I hear from loving owners how they would like to do more, but feel like they are in a training…

the zero conflict walk

We have a new routine at our house, largely due to the ice our yard has been plagued with for the past month or so. We are going for leash walks around our neighborhood. What? Sounds so basic an obvious, and it kind of is, but not really. How is that for avoidance of being…