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How Does Distance Dog Training Work?

How Does Distance Dog Training Work?

Technology is changing many industries and dog training is no exception.  While it may seem counterintuitive to not have someone come to your home to train your dog, distance (or remote) dog training can be a very successful, cost-effective and convenient way to get...

The Muddy Language of Dog Behavior Titles

The Muddy Language of Dog Behavior Titles

If you've been around here a bit, you may have noticed a strong theme of transparency in my posts and on social media.  For those who may have missed it, dog training is unregulated in the US.  Not only does this mean consumers have no protection and anyone can do...

Searching For A Lost Dog (And Some Prevention)

Searching For A Lost Dog (And Some Prevention)

Every day on my social media feeds I see images of lost dogs, many of which are newly adopted or in foster.  Just this weekend a fearful dog I had been working with remotely bolted away from his foster (he was found safe, thankfully!) but these stories always conjure...

Not All Assistance Dogs Are Service Dogs

Not All Assistance Dogs Are Service Dogs

This past week a news story about a real service dog being attacked at mall in NJ by two unleashed dogs who were owned by a kiosk owner at the mall, initially claiming they too were service dogs.  This turned out to be untrue. So it's a good time to review the types...

Bringing A New Dog Home To Your Existing Dog

Bringing A New Dog Home To Your Existing Dog

This time of year a lot of dogs find their new homes, and many of these are being integrated into homes where there is already a resident dog, so it's a good time to review the best way to set both your new and existing dog up for success during the initial...

Transparency in Animal Sheltering and Rescues

Transparency in Animal Sheltering and Rescues

Just last week a NJ rescue I was formerly associated with (I resigned 4 years ago, to the day, this news story broke) was charged with almost 20 counts of varying charges including falsifying records "for the purpose of deceiving prospective pet owners," knowingly...

Noelle’s Story: A Doggie Boot Camp Victim

Noelle’s Story: A Doggie Boot Camp Victim

In my previous post cautioning about aversive dog training "boot camps" I touched on the long-lasting negative effects that often happen.  I wanted to share the story of a dog I worked with, named Noelle. I worked with Noelle after she was sent to a 6 week board and...

Why Doggie Boot Camp Isn’t The Answer

Why Doggie Boot Camp Isn’t The Answer

Very often I get contacted by potential clients who are debating whether to use my private services or send the dog off to "boot camp."  I don't know about you, but that doesn't sound very fun to me.  When I hear "boot camp" it conjures up images of military boot...

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their...