Success Stories

Practicing Leadership to Help Anabell Grow into a Balanced Adult

Published Date: December 10, 2013

This little bundle of cuteness is Anabell. I was called in by her owner’s to address a few issues the four-month-old puppy had; potty training, barking, biting and chewing / destroying things. Anabell’s owners let her jump up on the furniture whenever she wanted, most... Read More

Building Up Beau’s Confidence While Reinforcing His Family’s Leadership

Published Date: December 4, 2013

Beau a one-year-old yellow lab male mix. His owner contacted me for help concerned after seeing a few minor cases of aggression, mouthing and play biting. When I arrived for the appointment, his personality seemed a bit standoffish, not at all territorial or dominant. When... Read More

Building Up Hunter’s Respect for his Owner’s Authority

Published Date: December 1, 2013

Hunter is a four-year-old yellow Lab. His owners contacted me for assistance after a few incidents where Hunter lunged and nipped at a family member and neighbor. I am always a little more reserved and cautious when Im called in to work with an animal... Read More

Adding Rules and Structure to Help Fenway and Charlie Learn to Calm Down

Published Date: November 29, 2013

Fenway and Charlie are brothers; five-year-old Boston Terrier / Basenji mix dogs. Their owner contacted me to help with several behavioral problems; Separation anxiety, getting over excited and a newly developed fear of their kennels. When I arrived for the session, both dogs barked in... Read More

Calming Sophie’s Anxiety to Achieve a Balanced Frame of Mind

Published Date: November 19, 2013

Sophie (three year old Vizsla on the left) and Darby (Two year old goolden-doodle mix) live together in an active family in Omaha. Their owner contacted me for help primarily with Sophie who was starting to show signs of separation anxiety. When I arrived for the... Read More

Taking Time Helps Odie Learn to Calm Down and Control Himself

Published Date: November 17, 2013

Odie is a Chihuahua / Jack Russell Terrier mix. His owners contacted me for help with several behavioral problems. According to his owner’s email to me, Odie was “holding us hostage with some of his behavior.” When I arrived for the appointment, he was so... Read More

Teaching Brodie How to Cop a Chill

Published Date: October 29, 2013

Meet Brodie, a four-and-a-half year old Australian Terrier. Brodie’s owner asked me to help him walk on a leash without pulling, stop the constant barking and whining and doggy-tantrums anytime the dog didn’t have his owner’s undivided attention. When I arrived, Brodie’s energy level was... Read More