The Joy and Struggle of Life with Dogs

Learn how to get more joy and a lot less struggle with the 5 Steps to a Brilliant Partnership with the Dog You Love.

Kathy Kawalec 14th February 2017
Herding Dog, No Sheep? 3 Simple Skills You Can Practice At Home

3 SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN PRACTICE AT HOME to accelerate your herding progress.

Kathy Kawalec 22nd September 2015
What To Do When Your Dog or Puppy is Afraid of Something (and What Not To Do)

It all starts with the best of intentions. We want to do our

Kathy Kawalec 24th August 2015
To Shave or Not to Shave? What’s Best for Your Dog?

Should I shave my dog this year? That’s a question many lovers of

Kathy Kawalec 3rd July 2015
Avoid This Hidden Danger That Can Quickly Kill Your Dog

  Summer is a perfect time for fun outdoor play with your dog.

Kathy Kawalec 3rd June 2015
How to Easily Fix This Common (and Frustrating) Dog Training Challenge

Last year I surveyed dog lovers from all around the country…engaged in a

Kathy Kawalec 13th April 2015
How to Train Your Dog When You Have No Time

A most common complaint from people about training their dogs. You know, I’ve been

Kathy Kawalec 13th April 2015
Herding Case Study: From Frustration to Partnership from a Simple Perspective Shift

How to have a good working partnership with your stockdog. When your herding

Kathy Kawalec 26th March 2015
The Holistic Toolkit for Dogs

My First Dog: Max When I was a young woman, the first dog

Kathy Kawalec 11th February 2015
How to Relieve Your Dog’s Itchy Skin Naturally

Scratch, scratch, scratch. Thump, thump, thump. Chew, chew, chew. Are those the sounds

Kathy Kawalec 5th December 2014
A Love Letter . . .

Kathy Kawalec writes a love letter, a promise to the dogs she loves and devotes her life to.

Kathy Kawalec 27th November 2014
Games to Play with Herding Dogs Pt 2

More Games to Play with Herding Dogs When You Don’t Have Sheep in

Kathy Kawalec 18th September 2014
Blueprint Brilliant Partnership

FREE QUIZ + DOWNLOAD Discover Your Dog's Personality Type

Take the free quiz and download your pdf guidebook to discover your dog's personality type, and customize activities so that YOUR dog feels calm, happy and cooperative!