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.

Storm Phobias & Anxiety….not to be taken lightly

Many of our friends and clients know that we’ve been on a journey to identify solutions to relieve the severe anxiety our three year old Aussie, Cody, experiences during a thunderstorm.  We periodically discuss his situation in classes and private behavior consulting sessions in order to help others understand that

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Clients Applying Class Exercises to Real Life!

On Facebook a few days ago, we posted some information about the polite greeting work Linzy & Bob have been doing at home with their lovely Lab, Buck.  They were kind enough to send an email about their success and include photos.  Talk about positive reinforcement for us trainers! Linzy

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Barking Dogs, Caterwauling Cats & Attention

I’m continuing to enjoy the attention training which is the first foundation behavior in the Canine Freestyle Course in which I’m currently enrolled.  Last weekend, I took the practice outside for the first time.  Nothing like a barking dog and caterwauling cat to provide some distractions.  In reality, I think the

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A Little More Attention Please

I took the canine freestyle foundation behavior training into our home today.  I just didn’t want to drive to the training center and I felt as if Gibson was more than ready to begin working on duration of attention with some distractions…..our four furry felines.  Only a three of them

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