Monthly Archives: March 2011

Tips to Successfully Introduce Dogs to Each Other

    Introducing a new dog to what will be a multi-dog household can be an anxious experience.  Below are some tips for successfully introducing strange dogs with each other. If you were to compare your dogs to a traffic … Continue reading

Posted in Aggression, Dog Training Tips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

“What a Wonderful World” – Animal Welfare in Singapore

My recent visit to Singapore has shown me that it’s not only a small world but also it’s a wonderful world. I am staying in Toa Payoh, a central district of Singapore.  The other evening, I met two volunteers who … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Wyatt, aka “The Pulling Machine”

Wyatt, a lab/hound mix is a pulling machine, so much that his owner, Kate had ceased taking enjoyable walks with him.  While he was very well mannered in the house, he jumped on guests and would not come when called. … Continue reading

Posted in Testimonials & Case Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Placing Human Emotions on Dogs

We as the human species unfairly place human emotions on dogs.  Have you ever heard someone say or perhaps you’ve caught yourself saying, “My dog knows he did wrong”, or how about this, “My dog knows he’s guilty”, or better … Continue reading

Posted in Dog Training Tips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

12 Tips for Dog Bite Prevention

“Every year, more than 4.7 million Americans are bitten by dogs, with more than half of all victims younger than age 14,” according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.   Many children are bitten in the face when they try … Continue reading

Posted in Aggression, Dog Bite Prevention, Dog Training Tips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Tips to Make Veterinarian Visits a Sweet Experience

Visits to your veterinarian should be a pleasant experience for your dog, well most of the time.  As a child, going to see the doctor wasn’t on my list of fun things to do despite getting a lollipop at the … Continue reading

Posted in Dog Training Tips, Health, Puppy Raising and Dog Training Tips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Product Review – Dog Muzzles

If your dog has fearful or aggressive tendencies you should teach him/her to calmly wear a muzzle to ensure the safety of people, other animals, and your dog as well.  Using a muzzle can prevent:  injuries to children and adults, … Continue reading

Posted in Product Review, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Ranger” does an Out of Sight Place Command

After completing a Remote Adventures Class, Jenny King of Milford, Michigan sent me an updated progress note of her dog’s ability to do an out of sight “place” command in the real world. Jenny reported, “This evening my parents came … Continue reading

Posted in Testimonials & Case Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Bear” becomes a Gentle Giant

During the fourth in home training session, LaNesha Matthews of Detroit, Michigan demonstrated the progress she and her dog had made in training. She states that prior to training, her dog “Bear” would constantly jump on her, pull on the … Continue reading

Posted in Testimonials & Case Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

When it Rains, it…..it’s Time to Train Your Dog

With our change of seasons, finding the perfect weather in Michigan to train your dog is not an easy thing to do.  If you wait for the perfect day, you’ll have limited days to train and exercise your dog.  So … Continue reading

Posted in Dog Training Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment