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Where Are We Now?

It’s been quite some time since I last wrote about Tinker’s progress. It’s not that he hasn’t made progress; rather, each time I would be ready to write an entry, he would do something new and I thought I would write the post to include his new behavior. 1,544 more words


Is Your Dog Trainer A Professional?

For the majority of my adult working life I was involved in the travel and outdoor recreation industry. Early in my career I was introduced to the reality of legal liability. 684 more words

Helping Fearful Dogs

Potentially Failed Foster

FoodLady Chronicles – Sleeping Ain’t Happening, So I Wroted edition:
Alright, so Herbert is super ill and had to be left at the doggie hospital. Unsurprisingly, I’m deeply affected and incredibly sad and by the time I got home after that I felt like a prickly ball of angry-sad. 423 more words

FoodLady Chronicles

Dog Myth of the Week: the Guilty Dog

Myth: Dogs perceive guilt. When he gets scolded and cowers, or scurries away, Fido knows what he’s done!

Truth: DogsĀ have complex emotions, make no mistake, but not such complex ones as guilt. 416 more words

Dog Training

It's all about the journey

Yesterday I stumbled upon an old post from 2013 talking about the nightmare I was having with teaching Guinness to weave. You can read the post… 192 more words


Daytime Sessions Added for Rally and Tricks Classes - Sessions Begin Next Week

Tricks for Commercials and Titles
Wednesday, 10-11 am

Behaviors covered will be the most requested for in front of the camera. Optional behaviors will be trained that will make your dog more marketable and/or earn your dog a trick title. 152 more words


Balanced Dog Training: What is it, and why do we care so much?

Balanced dog training. A phrase that seems so obviously desirable, that it is hard for the average dog owner to understand why there is so much fuss about it between dog trainers. 1,182 more words

Dog Training