Unexpected Danger to Your Dogs

Unexpected Danger to Your Dogs

National Pet Fire Safety Awareness Day Applies to everyone because no one expects their home to catch fire. It doesn’t really seem like a real danger, not really, not until it happens to them. At least that was the case for my family in November of 2013 when we...
Training a Rescue Dog

Training a Rescue Dog

Here is the rub: I didn’t get a dog so he could spend all day cooped up in a house, and  fenced in a yard. Dogs should get to have adventures and explore the world outside of the house.     Leash manners have been a struggle with Banjo since I brought him...
Super Star Dog Biscuits

Super Star Dog Biscuits

I thought Super food biscuits  would be one of those treats I made that my dogs merely tolerated receiving as rewards. I even had images of Mugsy my picky eater spitting these treats back out. In reality Banjo was incapable of posing calmly for a picture with...
Breaking Focus

Breaking Focus

I am constantly trying to redirect my dogs attention back to me or get them to break their focus away from distractions.  My dogs have long since mastered the art of breaking my focus.  When they perceive that I am distracted from them for too long, Mugsy and Banjo...
Double Dog Training

Double Dog Training

Training sessions with two dogs at the same is difficult. Both dogs have to know a really solid “Stay” and separate release commands. There is no way around that. Unless you want to crate one of the dogs, but that isn’t really a double dog training...