Congratulations to our newest AKC S.T.A.R Puppies!

People ask me when to start training their new puppy. The work begins right away! The prime socialization period ends somewhere between 12 and 16 weeks. If you’ve done your research, your breeder (unless you rescued), should have already done imprinting work with their puppies, using programs like Puppy Culture or the Rule of Seven. … Continue reading Congratulations to our newest AKC S.T.A.R Puppies!

Information on the potential risks of the use of shock (E) collars.

Stop The Shock! One of the risks with shock collars is that dogs can associate the shock with something in their environment. A negative association can be with the person who shocks them and/or things in their environment. One of my client case examples:(please note, the shock training was not used or recommended by me.)This particular … Continue reading Information on the potential risks of the use of shock (E) collars.

We’ve Got You Covered!

We’ve got you covered during this pandemic with lots of different training options.  Our offerings include virtual sessions, telephone consults, in-home and outdoor training sessions with social distancing and masks.  Whatever your needs, and comfort level, they are factored into a plan for you and your dog.  So don’t put off getting the help you need, give us … Continue reading We’ve Got You Covered!

Puppy Pandemic!

Oh boy, now we have got a puppy pandemic!  I would encourage all parents to think through getting a puppy for your children’s “stay at home” project. Within a month, or two, you’re going to have your hands full with a very mouthy, jumpy, grabby, puppy.  The kids aren’t going to appreciate these more intense … Continue reading Puppy Pandemic!