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What To Do When Your Dog Growls

What To Do When Your Dog Growls

Last week I released an infographic on dog communication.  If you missed it, you can download your copy here. Understanding how to read your dog’s communication is the single most important thing you can to improve your relationship with your dog.  Dogs very...
How Does Puppy Board and Train Work?

How Does Puppy Board and Train Work?

If you’ve been on any of my recent Facebook Lives, you know I’ve been offering board and train (B&T) as a premier service for puppy clients in/around Greenwich CT.  So I thought I’d document a bit about what B&T looks like and what to expect...
How To Help A Dog Who Guards Food

How To Help A Dog Who Guards Food

Does your dog growl, freeze, eat faster or try to bite if you approach him when he’s eating?  Food guarding is a completely normal and very common dog behavior but it understandably upsets owners and in some cases, can be a safety concern, especially if there...
How To Help Dogs With Car Reactivity

How To Help Dogs With Car Reactivity

Many dogs are reactive (often looks like lunging and/or barking) to cars.  This can make walks stressful, embarrassing or downright miserable for you.  So what do we do?  We train your dog to do something else, something that he’s unable to do at the same time...
The Dog Sanctuary Myth

The Dog Sanctuary Myth

As a trainer whose primary focus is on fear and aggression cases, I’m often asked by clients – both private and rescues – about sending dogs off to a “sanctuary*.”  They’re always asking about this because they need to make tough...