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.

Does Your Dog Have Country Dog Syndrome?

by Lisa Lyle Waggoner The joys of living a rural life in these beautiful mountains certainly feeds my soul in a hundred different ways.  I believe I can also safely say that my dogs would call life in these mountains “doggie heaven on earth,” as evidenced by the way they

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Punishment and Positive Reinforcement Trainers

As clicker trainers and trainers who use positive reinforcement to work with our animals I sometimes find it interesting just how punishing we, as a group, can sometimes be.  R+ trainers know that we can teach far more efficiently and with longer lasting results using positive reinforcement methods, but when

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Give the Gift of a Well Trained Dog!

Fractious Furry Friend? Gift Certificates available for a variety of Training Packages including: New Puppy Package Sit-Stay & Walk On Leash New Baby Preparation Housetraining Made Easy Sit Politely for Greeting We’re also happy to customize training to help you reach your goals for your dog. Cold Nose College We

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