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Positive Methods Dog Training

As a dog trainer, there is nothing more rewarding than working with a client and their dog and seeing the light bulb go off in their head!  Ah-ha! I need to learn to speak dog!  It’s just this that I teach you, how to speak to your dog in a way they actually understand. LEARN […]

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Dog Behavior

Dog is not only man’s best friend, he is also the oldest. Dogs were the first animals ever to be domesticated, and have been living in human societies for over 10,000 years. The dogs we know and love today most likely diverged some 40,000 years ago from an extinct wolf-like creature. We have selectively bred […]

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Cat Behavior

Cat Behavior Cats are considered illusive and mysterious animals. However, if you pay a little attention they are ready to reveal all the mysteries. They are sociable animals that have plenty to offer to humans. Felis Catus is the Latin name of your feline friend. The domestic or feral cat is a small carnivorous mammal […]

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are you expect too much from your dog

Are You Expecting Too Much From Your Dog?

June 14, 2018 | No Comments

🌟Are You Expecting Too Much From Your Dog 🐕?   Dogs and puppies are moved around, adopted, surrendered, abandoned, etc. without any choice in the matter. Puppies especially have a large learning hurdle because they are learning everything new for the first time in our world.   Put yourself in their place. You’ve been moved […]

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signs of separation anxiety in dogs

Signs of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

June 11, 2018 | No Comments

Separation Anxiety in dogs can sometimes be tricky for the everyday pet parent to diagnose. It isn’t just one thing, one action, one behavior, that your dog will exhibit and let you know without a doubt that they are suffering from separation anxiety.   So, how would you begin to identify if your dog does […]

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Using Food Rewards To Train Your Dog

June 6, 2018 | No Comments

🌟Using Food To Train Your Dog 🐕   Yes, food (treats usually) is an excellent way to train dogs. We use a reward based system to shape a behavior or action and for most dogs food is the highest value reward we can use.   For some dogs, playing or a special toy may actually […]

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How To Train Your Dog, Step 1: Patience

June 2, 2018 | No Comments

🌟🌟🌟 PATIENCE 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟   We need to talk . . . . . .   The hardest thing for people to put into practice, whether it be in training their dog or just life in general, is PATIENCE.   And it only seems to be getting worse. We want the things we want and we […]

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Foodie Friday: What’s In Your Dog’s Kibble?

May 31, 2018 | No Comments

🐶💜 Last Foodie Friday we started simple, with a video about the pros and cons of kibble.   This Foodie Friday we are going to step it up a notch. 🙌🏻   What exactly IS in the kibble you feed your pet?   Now, I start of this video asking a few very crazy questions […]

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Is Your Dog Stubborn?

May 31, 2018 | No Comments

Do you think that you have a “stubborn” dog? So, I hear it all the time. And recently I was speaking privately with a group member ( ) who said that 2 trainers have already told her that her dog is just stubborn and needed a choke collar. Oh lawdy! Does that ever get […]

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What Do You Feed Your Dog (And Why a Trainer Cares)

May 31, 2018 | No Comments

🌟 FOODIE FRIDAY 🌟 One thing most people put on auto pilot is their dog’s food…. and it is so important that we STOP doing this! The #1 thing we all can do to have a happy, healthy dog is to feed them a biologically appropriate species specific diet. To be your best physically and […]

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Does Your Dog Beg?

May 31, 2018 | No Comments

Does Your Dog Beg For Food? Begging is a common issue with dogs, but it is important to stop the behavior … not necessarily because it’s going to be a problem but because it can lead to other behavior problems. If you have a new dog and want to avoid begging in the future, simply […]

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How To Introduce Your Dog To New People

May 23, 2018 | No Comments

For some dogs, meeting new people can be scary. We don’t always know what has happened in a dog’s life that could lead them to be wary of new people, but one things for sure … we need to be the ones to check out a stranger first and let our dog know that they […]

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Do You Know The 7 Deadliest Dangers Lurking Around Your Home?


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