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!
We are highly approved by our clients. We can set you up on a weekly daily routine to quickly help change behaviors. We do the work, you get to enjoy the results. We are veterinarian (and Tess) approved! Tess highly approves of the day training option!
We are happy to to help during this challenging time. Our usual day training options are available, as well as phone, virtual and outdoors consults. Please contact us today and see how we can help!
During this time of reflection and social distancing consider what you might do to enrich your relationship with your dog(s). We have been granted essential business status and are still able to help with you and your dogs needs. We offer private in home consults and personalized training for you and your dog. These will … Continue reading We have been granted Essential Business Status and are here for you!
During this time of reflection and social distancing consider what you might do to enrich your relationship with your dog(s). We offer private in home personalized training for you and your dog. Also available are phone consults and virtual consult sessions. We want to get you the help you need now. We are certified, ethical … Continue reading We Are Here to Help with Phone and Virtual Consults.
An Ethical Approach To Dog Training Ethically, I am not allowed to make guarantees on training results. What clients want me to help change is behavior, and that is one thing that can’t be guaranteed. Animal behavior is never fixed or static. It changes depending on the environment, circumstances. That would be an improbable promise, … Continue reading Unethical Guarantees
More Truth About Shock (E) Collar Risks Personal clients experiences with Shock (e-) Collar training: I can attest to this. Big mistake I made with my female. I will never use a shock collar again! My female did not become aggressive toward people but has anxiety and insecurities After using the collar. I almost had … Continue reading Shock Collar Risks- Client Cases
Beware of Trainers Using E-Collars Being in an age of advanced scientific knowledge, we have decades of research on multiple species, regarding the use of aversive techniques. A nice name, such as E-Collar, doesn’t make the shock collar any less aversive. The primary reason these collars work is thru the use of pain. It’s not … Continue reading Beware of Trainers Using E-Collars
I have a wonderful new client named Ranger. His parents got him as a young puppy and had set out to do the training to help him become a balanced and well behaved dog. They started out with training with someone who uses the traditional, old out dated methods. It did help them gain some … Continue reading It’s All About Enriching The Connection
At Now And Zen Dog Training we believe a successful training plan factors in your dog’s unique characteristics. Wether they are a rescue, or a pure bred, every dog is a unique individual. Doing an in-home assessment of them and then adding in your own unique needs, abilities, and lifestyle, makes training simpler and more … Continue reading Your Dog Is Unique