Success Stories

Helping Diamond Get Over Her Fear of the Kennel

Published Date: March 5, 2014

Meet Diamond a two-year-old Siberian Huskie who’s separation anxiety was so bad she had broken out of several kennels. In addition to the separation anxiety, Diamond’s owner told me that she pulled on the leash, tried to dash out of any open door, begs for... Read More

Harley Learns to Stop Barking, Tess Learns to Stay Off the Couch

Published Date: February 25, 2014

Allow me to introduce Tess, a three-year-old Great Dane and her room mate Harley, a seven-year-old pug.   Their owner had contacted me to help with Harley who barked at the TV and other things.  When I arrived for the session, both dogs met me excited... Read More

Using Time Outs and Structure to Teach Piper to Stop Getting Over Excited

Published Date: February 23, 2014

Piper is a 10 month old Terrier mix. Her owner called to stop her from running away when it was time to go to her kennel, chewing and other puppy issues. When I arrived for the session, Piper darted around the room like a blur.... Read More

Teaching Oscar to Relax in His Kennel to Get Over His Separation Anxiety

Published Date: February 21, 2014

Oscar is a 8 year-old Golden Retrievier Mix who was adopted a little over a month ago. His owner called me to help him get over the anxiety he showed whenever he is left alone. Oscar had chewed through doors and door frames when left... Read More

Adding Rules and Structure to Stop This Pack’s Over-Barking

Published Date: February 19, 2014

Tonight I worked with (from left to right) Phoebe (three-years-old), Elsie (seven-years-old) and Gigi (seven-years-old). Their owner called me to help stop the cascading barking that had developed since Elsie joined the pack a month ago. When I arrived for the session, the dogs barked... Read More

Helping Raven Learn to Stop Countersurfing, Chewing and Respect Her Owner’s Personal Space

Published Date: February 17, 2014

Raven is a six-month-old St Bernard puppy. Her owner called me for help with a few new habits she had developed; counter surfing, constantly leaning on her and chewing inappropriate things. When I arrived for the session I could tell that Raven had a nice... Read More