It doesn't matter if your dog is 5 months old or 5 years old, clicker training your dog provides a fast effective method for training. Why Clicker Training? If you are looking for positively based methods to teach basic behaviors and solve problems look no further than clicker … [Read more...] about Clicker Training – Your Dog Will Thank You
I am so excited! Today I am turning in one of my final photography assignments and Wednesday Riley and I will be boarding a plane for our first Blogpaws Conference in Las Vegas! Life has been so busy this semester, school was a lot more overwhelming than I thought it would be. … [Read more...] about Where We’ve Been, Are and Going – It’s Monday!!
Do you have a dog? If so is your dog a Canine Good Citizen? What You don't know what the CGC test is? Well I'm glad you stopped by today. The Canine Good Citizen (aka CGC) is a test offered by the American Kennel Club. It is a way to reward dogs who have good manners within … [Read more...] about A to Z Challenge: C is for Canine Good Citizen Test
When teaching tricks I am usually engaged with my dogs on the floor in each others "space". It is during these times that I believe a trust and bond is being developed between us. As a puppy I trained Riley "touch" & "paw" and these are the two tricks I turn to … [Read more...] about Shih Tzu Training: Using a Trick to Calm a Fear
For a number years I worked as a professional dog trainer. I loved teaching puppy, K-9 Fitness & Canine Good Citizen classes. But teaching 4-5x a week I was so drained when I left my facility I didn't have the energy or passion to work with my own dogs. Unfortunately as my … [Read more...] about Thursday Training Hop #1 – I Must Confess…