Success Stories

Nimbus Learns to Relax and Respect the Rules of the Home

Published Date: May 26, 2014

Meet Nimbus the Pitbull. Nibus’s owner asked me for help with a few bad habits they had been unable to stop; getting over excited, occasional not listening, snatching food from the families toddler and getting over animated when guests arrived for a visit. Because I... Read More

Helping a Pair of Smooth Collies Get Over Their Fear of the Stairs

Published Date: May 22, 2014

Smooth Collies Diva and Dusty were recently adopted into a home with another dog. Their new owner told me they were very well mannered and trained. Really there was only one problem – they refused to use the stairs to the basement. Its not unusual for dogs... Read More

Noel the Shih Tzu Puppy Learns to Use the Great Outdoors

Published Date: May 21, 2014

Noel is an eight-month-old Shih Tzu puppy. Her owner contacted me to help put an end to her accidents in the house. When I arrived for the session, Noel was very energetic. Her room mate is a seven-year-old Doberman and when she wasn’t jumping excitedly at... Read More

Ratcheting up Rules, Boundaries and Consequences to Help Malibu Calm Down and Behave

Published Date: May 18, 2014

Ratchet is a seven-year-old Rottweiler, pictured here on the left with Malibu, an 11 month old Husky mix. I was called in primarily to work with Malibu who jumps up on people, steals food, gets on the furniture, plays too rough with Ratchet and doesn’t... Read More

Finn Learns to Listen Better Outside and Heel on the Leash

Published Date: May 17, 2014

Finn is a eight-month-old German Shepherd puppy. His owners called me to stop his pulling on the leash, digging and a few other behavioral issues. When I arrived for the session, Finn greeted me at the door with a nice medium energy. He was excited in a puppy way,... Read More

Better Communication Helps Target Understand His Family

Published Date: May 12, 2014

This is Target, a one-year-old Welsh Corgi. His owners called me for help concerned that he may be starting to get aggressive, especially around the family’s two preteen boys. When I arrived for the session, Target was happy to see me, but not over excited. In... Read More

Watson and Wally’s Behavior is the Pits

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Published Date: May 10, 2014

Watson (left) is a one-year-old Pit mix who recently joined the home of one-year-old Wally. Their owners rescued Watson thinking he would be a good companion and playmate for Wally. While adding a second dog can be extremely helpful, it can cause problems as well.... Read More

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