8
Jul

Does Your Dog Own You?

A common concern of my client’s is that their dog is guarding/owning them. This is a serious situation that should be addressed and resolved right away. Unwanted guarding or ownership of a person by a dog is a symptom of a much bigger issue – lack of leadership. This occurs when the human has inadvertently relinquished (or never was) the

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8
Jul

Dog Training to Curb Aggression

Dogs Are Aggressive If They Are Trained Badly Many dogs are put down or abandoned due to their violent nature, but contrary to popular belief, breed has little to do with a dog’s aggressive behaviour compared to all the owner-dependant factors. This is shown in a new study from the University of Córdoba, which includes breeds that are considered aggressive

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8
Jul

Does Your Dog Chew Excessively ?

dog chewing,dog training If your dog chews excessively, dog bones may not be the answer. I am often asked to help with dogs that eat furniture, clothing, and often expensive household items. Typically the owner will attempt to cure the problem by stocking up on chew toys and doggie bones. It is also normal that this does not remedy the

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8
Jul

Our Training Philosophy

Although dogs and humans are separate species, they also share many areas of similarly regarding how they learn. Dogs have individual temperaments, just as humans have individual personalities. Recent research has strongly suggested that dogs even have emotions such as love and jealously. In fact, many of the newer studies on canine behavior confirm what most dog owners have instinctively

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8
Jul

How to Pick the Right Dog

Adopting a dog should not be taken lightly. Dog ownership is a lifelong commitment. Although it can never be a certainty that you will find the perfect dog for you, it is important to exercise sound judgment to improve the odds of success. After years of addressing behavioral problems in dogs, it has become my conclusion that many dog/owner problems

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