Please, please, please do your research on where you send your dog! I am continuing to hear about dogs being harmed while at some board and train facilities in the area. I just heard from a groomer that a dog was taken to one in western North Carolina and subjected to the electronic shock collar … Continue reading Warning on Board and Train!
Prevention and Treating Thunderstorm Anxiety It's that time of year that we don't look forward to with our dogs. Those flashes of light and loud crashing of cymbals from above, can be scary and foreign to a lot of our dogs. Imprinting young puppies with tapes of thunderstorms early on, can be very helpful in … Continue reading Thunderstorm Anxiety
Congratulations to our new AKC S.T.A.R. Puppies!You should be very proud of all the hard work you have done together. Looking forward to helping you in the future and hopefully seeing the babies become AKC Canine Good Citizens one day. ELLIE BLU FINNEY RHODIE Please contact us today for the best training help available. We … Continue reading AKC S.T.A.R. PUPPIES!
Please don’t shock the dog. The use of e-collars comes with a risk that dog owners should not take. I’m sharing a case from my own personal clients files. The owner went to a positive punishment, shock collar trainer for help. The puppy was not responding well to recalls and the owner was told to shock (punish) the … Continue reading Please don’t shock the dog
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!
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.
I’m seeing more and more damaged dogs due to the use of shock collars (e-collars) used by other trainers. We need to educate people to the risks and dangers. Please help spread the word. Dr. Karen Overall says it best: “There are now terrific scientific and research data that show the harm that shock collars … Continue reading Stop the Shock!
We are here to help you become successful with working with your dog. We come and assess all aspects of your training needs and equipment and start the work for you. You watch us work with your dog while we teach you learning theory and you learn how to apply it to your work. We … Continue reading Get The Right Training Help
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!
Get the best start for your puppy by doing a private puppy consult with us. We are certified professionals, client and veterinarian approved! The prime socialization period is between 8 and 12-16 weeks of age. That means behavioral experiences can imprint during that time and you want to make sure your are practicing all the … Continue reading Puppy Pandemic Options