December, 2012

Need a great Pet-Sitter for the holidays?

By Drew: Clients are always asking me for referrals for pet sitters, dog walkers, kennels and vets. I am working out of Overland Animal Hospital and I can say with confidence they are a fantastic Vet, daycare and boarding facility to take your pet to. Un-fortunately they are booked up for the holidays. So if you are in […]

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  December 18, 2012   No comments

Something needs to be done: dog bite epidemic.

By Eric: There is an issue in this country that is no longer just an issue for individual pet owners. What happens when dogs are biting? Dog bites are on the rise and it has moved from an owner responsibly to a Public Safety issue. Every year roughly 4.7 MILLION people are bitten by dogs.  Between 12 […]

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  December 18, 2012   No comments

The “G” Word

By Eric: I went to a local hardware store yesterday.   As I came in, I noticed a guy working with his Labrador Retriever.   I use this term loosely because his dog wasn’t having much fun with the training.    The Lab was clearly FULL of anxiety.  The man asked the dog for a sit, the dog […]

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  December 8, 2012   No comments

What is wrong with my Prong?

I don’t often endorse one piece of training equipment. If you have ever taken a lesson or class from me I when we discuss training equipment I give the same speech. I tell clients no piece of equipment will train your dog, people train dogs and equipment can be used to help or hinder us […]

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  December 3, 2012   No comments