Puppy’s First Holiday: Survival Tips

Puppy’s First Holiday: Survival Tips

Many of us dream about getting a puppy during the holidays! We happily envision picture-perfect moments: the family photo by the tree, sipping eggnog with a sleepy puppy on our laps, the kids playing with a puppy while still in their jammies, rosy faces smiling and...
Wellness: Supporting Your Dog and Yourself

Wellness: Supporting Your Dog and Yourself

Life never seems to slow down, does it? How do we balance all the things, and keep moving the needle forward? I ask myself this question allllllll the time!   I know I am a dog coach, and you might think that my purpose is to train dogs, but I got into this work...
How to Deal with a Dog That Chews on Everything

How to Deal with a Dog That Chews on Everything

Often people contact me when their dog has a behavior problem that has become a nuisance. Chewing is a perfect example! Such a bad habit can become quite expensive when you need to replace a dining table or couch. I had a client whose dog chewed everything! He even...
How to Teach Your Dog to ‘COME’ When Called

How to Teach Your Dog to ‘COME’ When Called

The beauty of having a well-behaved dog is that you can bring them with you wherever you go.  Having a dog that comes when called is a gift, and so incredibly important when hiking, adventuring or doing anything.  Knowing that your dog will listen and return...