Being sent to the principals office

Why is “going to the trainer” a bad thing? When did I become a high school principal? I am currently working with a dog at a local daycare. I pull him out of his play group for an hour in the morning, and put him back when we are done. It’s a good set up for the...

2017 and the holes in 2016

It’s 2017. Is anyone else wondering how that happened? I will tell you that I am definitely that person who still thinks 10 years ago was 1996. A client’s 7 year old son was singing “baby got back” at an appointment today, and I realized how...

Crate Training… Do it Now!

Got a new puppy? Crate Train them! Got a newly rescued dog? Crate Train them too! Got an older dog who is trusted inside the house? Make sure they are still comfortable inside their crate! Think crates are “mean” and “jail” for your dog? Get...
The Journey of J.D.

The Journey of J.D.

January 2016 I received a call from a friend through one of the rescue groups I had volunteered for many years. She had been without a dog in her home since the passing of her previous dog, and was now ready to bring a new temporary companion into her house. She had...