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.

Wait, it’s important!

Nothing like having a new puppy in the house to remind you how many things a dog needs to know to live happily in our human world.  Oh the things that Gibson knew that I had trained and eventually took for granted and the things Willow does not yet know. 

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Puppy Prep 101

Written on February 27, 2012 As I write this I’m thinking about tomorrow and am giddy with excitement because tomorrow we’re adding a new puppy to our home.  There’s nothing like a puppy to spice up one’s life!  But bringing a new pup into your home should be done with

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Nicole Wilde Presents “Helping Fearful Dogs”

Cold Nose College is proud to have Nicole Wilde on June 9, 2012 for her acclaimed seminar, “Helping Fearful Dogs.” Many dog owners, shelter/rescue workers, trainers, and other canine professionals find anxiety, fears, and phobias to be among the most challenging behaviors to treat. This information-packed workshop combines lecture, photographs,

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Beware of Superdog Syndrome

There’s a menacing problem in the pet dog world and I’m going to attempt to do my best to keep this from happening again in our own home. Yes, it occurred once 3 years ago….January 31, 2009. The truth is, a great many dogs are affected by this syndrome, including

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