Category: Training

Why I Use Positive Force Free Training Methods 

Learning about various dog training methods can be overwhelming. This article outlines the science and research that supports using force free methods.

How to Find a Reputable Dog Trainer

In a totally unregulated industry, where anyone can decide to go out and say they’re a “dog trainer”, it’s important for owners to be vigilant when trying to find a pet professional. This article will help you know what to look for when you start looking into dog trainers.

Dominance Theory & the Alpha Myth

Dominance theory has done more damage to dog training than any other theory I can think of off the top of my head.

What I Consider When Doing an Aggression Assessment

This is a quick overview of what I take into consideration when meeting with a client who’s dog is struggling with aggression or reactivity.

Service Dog Training Options

When considering getting a service dog one of the first things you need to decide is if you want to owner train or go with a program.

Abbreviations & Definitions

Some helpful abbreviations and definitions to be familiar with.

A Few of My Favorite Things

Here’s a list of some of my favorite dog products.

Potty Training

The topic every new dog owner dreads. Potty training is arguably one of the most important things you can teach your dog.

Decompression Walks: The Freedom Your Training is Missing

Decompression walks are a fantastic tool when trying to provide enrichment and stress relief for our dogs.