Aggression. How did we get here?

Unless I’m working with puppies on basic obedience I am generally called to help my clients find ways to reduce problem behaviors in their dogs that are fear based responses. It may be barking at the front door when guests arrive, barking/lunging at other dogs on leash, or stopping nipping and biting behavior when interacting […]

Dog parks. A different standard?

As dog owners, most of us are aware that our furry friends have some basic needs to be happy and manageable at home. We take our dogs on walks and outings for this reason but for many pets, this may not be enough. Dogs on walks don’t always get the freedom to smell and learn […]

Picky or Finicky eater? Not food Motivated?

On at least a weekly basis I meet dog owners who claim they have a very picky eater or a dog who just isn’t food motivated at meal times or during training. I want to clarify up front that I don’t believe this to be a natural occurrence. “Finicky” isn’t who your dog is. Your […]

Emergency or (bacon recall)

We try our best to keep our dogs on a leash and safely managed. This is to protect them from distractions in the environment and we work on training to get our dogs attention in fun places with lots of stimuli (especially around other dogs). Unfortunately, management at some point will always fail. Something your […]

Hemp, a history, and where we are today

If you haven’t noticed, hemp, hemp oil, and hemp CBD products are literally showing up everywhere. There has been a hemp revolution of sorts you could say. This influx of hemp products onto the market is big business but it wasn’t always that way. Since 1970 and the Nixon administration, hemp was part of the […]