Dog Training

How To Teach Your Dog Boundaries

Like any healthy relationship -- clearly communicated boundaries are a GOOD thing ?. Many dog owners dream of having a dog ? they can take everywhere, let them do anything. ?All without any rules, structure, or boundaries, without earning the freedoms the dogs are afforded. But many times those exact freedoms are the things that are a detriment to

By |2020-03-24T12:38:26+00:00March 24th, 2020|Behavior Modification, Dog Obedience, Dog Training|Comments Off on How To Teach Your Dog Boundaries

Homemade Pumpkin Dog Treats

"Are all these homemade dog cookies for ME, mama?" These dog treats are healthy, and super easy to make. All you need is about 15 minutes of prep work, 20 minute to cook, and viola! Healthy, homemade pumpkin dog cookies! INGREDIENTS1 Can Organic Pumpkin Puree 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/4 cup beef gelatin 1/2 cup

By |2020-03-09T13:23:43+00:00March 9th, 2020|Dog Training|Comments Off on Homemade Pumpkin Dog Treats

Products We Love – The K9 KLIMB™

When I first saw the K9 KLIMB™, I was a bit skeptical. But, like many dog trainers, I'm a gear junkie, and decided to give it a try. I'm so glad that I did! We use the KLIMB in everything from teaching place, to obedience work, to having a target spot to come back to

By |2018-02-21T09:58:21+00:00February 21st, 2018|Dog Training, Products|0 Comments

MY DOG IS FRIENDLY! OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ‘THE KISS OF DEATH’

Okay, the kiss of death might be an exaggeration...but you get where I am coming from. Summer is here which means a lot more dogs and their owners are heading outdoors and spending a lot more time off leash. How many of you have been there? You are walking with your dog and see another

By |2016-08-01T14:09:43+00:00August 1st, 2016|Dog Training|0 Comments

From Pulling to Heeling! Isol’s Walk Before and After

Isol's family is a newly blended one. Her family contacted us in gaining help and control over escalating fights between the two new doggie roommates. We are helping establish environmental management, leadership and structure, but also had some work to do on obedience as well. Isol had learn how to walk with a harness and

By |2015-10-20T06:23:28+00:00October 20th, 2015|Behavior Modification, Dog Training|0 Comments

Balanced Dog Training

The unfortunate truth is that the world of dog training is hugely divided. We are all in this business because we love, respect and want to help dogs, but somehow the human ego has gotten in the way and created an industry with a lot of contempt and childish name calling being thrown around. Quite

Jolene – Before and After

Jolene's parents contacted us for help with her anxiety and pretty crazy pulling on leash. Jolene is a German Shepherd‬ mix with a lot of drive...which you can see led to some pretty heavy duty pulling on leash. Jolene was being walked on a standard flat collar which puts uneven pressure on her neck when

By |2015-10-05T15:32:19+00:00October 5th, 2015|Behavior Modification, Dog Training|0 Comments

Elvis the Frenchie Loose Leash Heel

Check out Elvis the Frenchie heeling like a champ! Prior to working with us, Elvis was pulling like a freight train, which made it difficult for his mom to control him on leash (let alone enjoy their walk together). Due to a prior neck injury, we cannot use any leash pressure on his neck, so

By |2015-09-02T14:26:08+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Behavior Modification, Dog Training|0 Comments

Best of 2015 – Animal Behaviorists in San Francisco

We were surprised and honored to receive a nod in Thumbtack's Best of 2015 Awards in the San Francisco Animal Behaviorist category!! A huge thank you to all of our clients who have found us on Thumbtack and especially to those that reviewed us and shared their experience with the rest of the Thumbtack community!

By |2015-08-20T14:43:43+00:00August 20th, 2015|Dog Training|0 Comments