I’m here to report that I’ve been doing a stellar job of teaching Cailie (our 7 month old Australian Shepherd) to counter surf. Ok, I can hear you right now saying “What! Why would you ever want to teach a dog to counter surf?” I definitely understand why you ask.
Many pet stores and dog training websites offer plenty of suggestions on how to stop your dog from _____________. Just fill in the blank. Many of these suggestions involve what’s billed as a “quick fix.” These so-called “quick-fixes” involve shocking, spraying or other aversive stimulation intended to startle the dog
We’ve recently talked a lot about Cailie, our new puppy. There’s another Australian Shepherd dog in our home, too, and his name is Cody. He’s now almost 12 years of age. Sometimes I wonder, “How did he get that old?” Then I look in the mirror and realize there’s some