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.

The Death of a Dog Changes You

It’s two years ago today that I said goodbye to Willow, our 6 year-old Aussie. She was, without a doubt, my heart dog, though the words “heart dog” really don’t even begin to describe my love for her.  After two weeks of her being critically ill and six of those days

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Setting Judgement Aside

Professional dog trainers and behavior consultants who use force-free methods are some of the most compassionate people I know. We couldn’t do this work if we didn’t care deeply and want the absolute best outcome in every situation. So it pains me to think about these same individuals judging their

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Goodbye, My Friend

  Our thoughts are with Bob and Judy Grove and their beloved Collie, Misty, who will forever live in their hearts.  What a joy it was to watch them work with and train Misty. She was quite the effervescent, awesome and happy girl.  We’re privileged to have known her. Peace be

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