Success Stories

Teaching Kinsey to Calm Down and Listen to Her Owners

Published Date: July 10, 2014

Kinsey is a three-year-old Border Collie / Lab mix. Her owner called me to stop her from pulling on the leash, jumping up on people, her tendency to bark too much and getting over-excited when she sees new people or dogs. Knowing that Kinsey gets over excited and... Read More

Teaching Peanut to Respect Her Owners to Stop Her Barking

Published Date: July 6, 2014

Peanut is a one-and-a-half year old Yorkie who barks quite a bit and only listens to her owners when she feels like it. I could tell that Peanut was an insecure dog the moment I met her. She was darting all over the room barking like crazy.... Read More

Helping a Couple of Power Barkers Stop Barking

Published Date: July 3, 2014

Allow me to introduce Spunk (left) and Otis, a Lhasa Apso and Lhasa Apso mix. Their owner called me for help with their barking, occasional lack of response to commands and some nipping by Spunk. When I arrived for the session, they barked at me like there... Read More

Teaching Scout to Listen to His Owner Instead of Barking at Her

Published Date: July 2, 2014

Scout is a two-year-old Golden doodle who had a habit of excessive barking, jumping up on guests and digging in the back yard. I adopted assertive body language when I arrived for the session which had a noticeable impact on his behavior. His owner seemed disappointed that... Read More

Teaching an Overexcited Puppy to Calm Down and Behave

Published Date: June 30, 2014

Chloe is a seven-month-old Bernese Mountain Dog. Her owner contacted me to stop her from jumping up on people and getting overexcited, especially around children. When I first met Chloe, her owner was using both hands to hold her back. You could almost see the excitement... Read More

After Biting Her Owner in the Nose, Ginger Learns to Respect Authority

Published Date: June 30, 2014

Ginger is a three-year-old Blue Heeler Lab mix, pictured here on the left with her room mate, a former bait dog named Coco. Ginger was adopted three months ago. Her owners called me for help after a recent incident in which Ginger bit one of... Read More

Teaching Sam, He is Not THE MAN!

Published Date: June 30, 2014

Sam is a three-year-old Great Dane. His owners called me to put an end to his intense case of dog aggression. Sam’s current owners rescued him when he was a little over two years old, but they didn’t know about the dog aggression until he... Read More

Teaching Two Aussie Sisters to Stop Barking

Published Date: June 26, 2014

Sisters Raven and Tobie (from left) are Aussies who’s over-barking had reached its limit with their owners. Usually when a dog over-barks and doesn’t respond to corrections, its because they see themselves as equal to or having more authority than the humans. The best way to... Read More

Teaching Rocky to Listen to and Respect His Owners

Published Date: June 26, 2014

Rocky is a ten-month-old Great Pyrenees who lives in the country.  His owners called me to stop his barking at anyone or anything he disagreed with. Great Pyrenees are a nocturnal dog who are known to get aggressive with anything they   perceive as a threat against animals under its protection.... Read More

Helping Restore the Confidence of an Insecure Dog

Published Date: June 25, 2014

Daisy is a one year old Great Dane female with some self esteem issues. Her owner contacted me for help with a number of behavioral problems; fear of new people – specifically men. Not respecting her owner’s personal space or authority, inconsistent when following commands or corrections and pulling... Read More

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