We walk, think, and dream dog...

Seems our dog brains rarely power down, and there has to be a depository for all our musings. We hope you enjoy this ongoing collection of our training thoughts, with a bit of CNC news thrown in here and there.

Take Training Off Your To-Do List

You may be shocked to hear a trainer giving you this advice, but I promise you there’s a good reason. I used to ask my clients to schedule five to 10 minutes up to three times each day  to train their dogs. But when I would arrive for the next

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Hot Dog! Let’s Leave It.

One of the more useful behaviors a dog can learn is to leave things alone when asked.  Dogs and especially puppies, explore the world with their mouth.  Leave It is one of the very first exercises I began working on with Willow when she joined our home. The cue, Leave

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