Categories for Dog Behavior

Building Up The Self Esteem and Confidence of Abused Puppy

Published Date: April 15, 2014

This is Bogey, a seven-month-old Boston Terrier puppy. His owners called me for help with potty training, but I could tell he was severely lacking confidence the second I met him in person. Bogey barked at me from a distance, looked extremely stiff and didn’t stop moving unless he... Read More

Introducing Rules and Boundaries to Help a Wild Pack Calm Down

Published Date: April 10, 2014

Lili is a one-year-old yellow lab, pictured here on the left with her room mate Graci, a one-year-old Boxer mix. Their owner called me for help frustrated that they didn’t listen very well, got over excited and pulled quite a bit on the leash. When I... Read More

Helping Thor Learn to Listen to and Respect His Owners

Published Date: April 7, 2014

This is the apply named Thor, a four-month-old black Lab who’s rambunctiousness had reached the boiling point with his owners. While labs are great dogs, in my experience they can be one of the most frustrating puppies to deal with due to their endless supply... Read More

New Rules and a Few Leadership Exercises Help A Couple Bulldogs Learn to Calm Down

Published Date: April 4, 2014

Meet Apollo (7 years old on the left) and Izzy (One year old female) a couple of English Bulldogs who’s overexcited energy and lack of manners was driving their owner crazy. When I arrived, both dogs were racing around the living room, barking, grunting, sniffing, jumping... Read More

Adding Rules and Consequences to Help Oliver Stop Reacting Without Thinking

Published Date: March 30, 2014

This handsome guy is Oliver, an intact one-year-old Briard male. His owners contacted me to help put an end to a few unwanted behaviors; getting over-excited when guests arrived, jumping up on guests, not respecting personal space, pulling on the leash as well as attempting... Read More

Helping Maizie Build Up Her Confidence and Remember How to be a Dog Again

Published Date: March 28, 2014

This is the Amazing Maizie Mae, a one-year-old Border Collie Mix. Her owner called me to help with Maizie’s lack of confidence and pulling on the leash. When I arrived, Maizie met me at the door with a nice medium energy. Usually dogs that lack... Read More

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