What Does it Mean to be an Advocate for Your Puppy or Young Dog?
What does it mean to be an advocate for your puppy or young dog? Dogs don’t have a voice to speak up when something is wrong. They may try to alert you by barking, howling, or whining, but they can’t say actual words. Dogs use behavior to communicate. When dogs are young, they are very […]
How a First-Time Dog Mom Learned to Listen to her Reactive Dog
Paulina is a first-time dog mom who found herself with a reactive dog that she just didn’t understand. Barking at other dogs, and barking at things outside the window in their city home caused Paulina to judge herself and to compare her dog with others … creating more frustration for both of them. Now? Paulina […]
Why Your Dog “Forgets” their Training During Walks
Walking your dog around the house or garden is one thing. Transitioning those skills to places outside of those areas is an entirely different story and often, the perfect recipe for disaster. After weeks or even months of practicing with your dog, it can be really disappointing when everything you’ve been training for goes out […]
How to Be Ready For Anything While Walking Your Dog
We all have a ‘perfect vision’ of what walking our dog should look like. Usually, it involves you and your dog walking side by side in harmony. Your dog isn’t pulling on the leash or lunging towards everyone who passes by. It’s a peaceful walk and something that you look forward to every day. However, […]
Fun Exercises to Improve Your Partnership with Your Dog
Do you want to leverage your best self and become the person you always wanted to be? Not only that, but become the person that your dog needs you to be? I want that for you too! I believe that by working on yourself, you can simultaneously build your partnership with your dog. To help […]
How to Know What Your Dog Really Feels
Can you tell how your dog is feeling? Understanding how your dog feels takes time. It’s easy to misinterpret your dog’s emotions and feelings because they don’t show their feelings in the same way as humans. As a dog mom, you want your dog to be happy. Nobody wants their dog to feel sad, frightened, […]
If Traditional Dog Training Isn’t The Answer, What Is?
Do you have a dog who just won’t listen to you? Maybe your dog barks in the yard, pulls on the leash, or lunges towards everything (and everyone) they see. The bottom line is that whenever you need your dog to do something, they don’t. It’s frustrating when your dog won’t listen to you but…have […]