Have a Problem With Your Dog? Read Here!

So you have a problem with Fido, hmm? Well it could be any problem, right? Maybe he is growling at you when you reach down to take his food bowl, or he is snapping and posturing at your other dog during meals? Maybe he is peeing on your bathroom floor every single night? Maybe he […]

Which Type of Trainer Will You Be?

This is Part two in my “Discovering Training” series. Be sure not to miss parts one and three You Are a Trainer If you own a pet dog then you are a trainer. If you own any companion animal, for that matter, you are a trainer. You may not be training consciously, but you are training […]

The Best Way to Teach a Dog

  According to real science and not emotions.     This is part three in my “Discovering Training” series. Be sure to read parts one and two as well.   People used to think that the best way to teach a human child was to have the child sit and do copy-work. Tons and tons […]

Don’t Choke the Dog

And Other Thoughts About Medieval Training Practices This is Part one in my “Discovering Training” series. Be sure not to miss parts two and three! Why would anyone want to use a device called a “choke chain” or a “pinch collar” or a “prong collar”? What about “shock collars”? Yikes… {But wait a minute, Annette… don’t […]