Pack Leadership

Pack Leadership

Pack leadership is the single most important skill I teach in my 2 hour session. Many people think they are being a good pack leader when in fact they often are missing the point and need help establishing the right relationship with their dog. We will discuss things...
Choosing Dog Food For Your Pooch

Choosing Dog Food For Your Pooch

These days, everyone has an opinion about what dog food is best. Many of my clients ask me what I recommend they feed their dogs and why. You know what they say about opinions. For what it’s worth, here’s mine.  I have checked a lot of sources, spoken with “experts,”...
Steps to Adopting the Right Dog for Your Family

Steps to Adopting the Right Dog for Your Family

Picking the right dog for you and your family can be a challenging task, but there are a few simple steps to follow that will greatly increase the chance of the perfect match. Surprising a loved one or the family with a dog is a wonderful gesture but a really bad...
The Choke Collar: Tool or Weapon?

The Choke Collar: Tool or Weapon?

Using a choke collar is probably one of the most controversial topics in dog training history. Use of the poorly named “choke chain” or “choke collar” has been debated for years. Most old-school trainers–like me–believe that the proper use of one can be a...
How to Achieve A Well-Behaved Dog

How to Achieve A Well-Behaved Dog

Many people can’t imagine life without dogs. We admire and adore them for their loyalty, unconditional affection, playful exuberance and zest for life. Nevertheless, dogs and people are very different animals. Although officially “man’s best friend,” dogs have some...