Categories for Dog Behavior

Helping a Persistent Dog Learn to Respect the Authority of His New Family

Published Date: May 4, 2014

Bo is a 11-month-old Lab Huskie mix who was recently re-homed. His new owners contacted me for help as Bo was pretty inconsistent when it comes to listening or obeying basic commands. When a dog is rehomed, there is usually an adjustment period that lasts for... Read More

Introducing Rules and Boundaries to Help Zoey Learn to Behave

Published Date: April 29, 2014

Zoey is a four-moth-old Cocker Spaniel puppy. Her owners contacted me to help stop her jumping up on furniture, stealing things, listening better and to put an end to her demand barking and occasional accidents. While discussing the situation with her owners, Zoey took turns jumping up... Read More

Using Sadie’s Desire to Fetch to Distract Her From Territorial Canine Aggression

Published Date: April 26, 2014

Sadie is a seven-year-old Yellow Lab / Retriever Mix. Her owners called me for help with her aggression towards other dogs, especially when she saw them while she was inside her fenced in yard. When I arrived for the session, Sadie was barking and showed light... Read More

Adding Rules and Taking Time to Help a Pack Eliminate Overexcited Energy and Unwanted Behavior

Published Date: April 23, 2014

I got a call from Bentley, Charlie and Maggie’s (from left to right) owner looking for help with several behavioral issues; not listening, getting too excited, jumping up as well as roughhousing with visitors and guests. When I arrived for the session, Bentley and Charlee took turns... Read More

Helping Noodles Calm Down By Adding Rules and Structure

Published Date: April 21, 2014

Noodles is a four-month-old Australian Shepard who’s owner called me for help with his potty training. As soon as I met Noodles, he was jumping up on me, sticking his nose in my bag and basically showing no respect for my personal space. I immediately adopted my... Read More

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