Voice Control

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Does your dog really understand that command you’re giving him? Most people will tell me their dog knows the verbal command “sit.” In fact, they’re very sure of it. They’ve said “sit” hundreds of times, and most of… Read More

How to Play with Your Dog: Part 1

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  “He doesn’t like toys. If I throw something, he runs after it a little but won’t pick it up,” explained Pam, the very nice owner of a very cute 1 yr old Sheltie named Casey. She picked… Read More

I’ve Got This Feeling…

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When a behavior problem isn’t really about behavior at all…   Yesterday I went to visit some wonderful clients of mine. Ashley and Jordan have two sweet, excitable Labrador retriever mixes named Nitro and Sebastian. They’ve put a… Read More

4 Myths on Aggression in Dogs

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Working as a behavior consultant for fearful, reactive, and aggressive dogs, I often hear new clients express unnecessary concerns or beliefs about their dog’s behavior based on information that is outdated or just plain wrong! My hardworking clients… Read More