Leash Reactive Dogs

Dog Pulling On the Leash

When you have a leash reactive dog, walking can go from a fun adventure to an outright terror. Nothing makes a walk more difficult than trying to get your dog under control when they’re fearful or stressed. Luckily, there are ways to help your dog learn that a walk can be fun and that they … Read more

Service Dog Training

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Service dogs – they’re trained for many different tasks to aid in a number of different disabilities. When people think of a service dog, they often picture a seeing-eye dog first. However, an immense range of different service dogs exists today to aid in all sorts of tasks for their owners! What is a Service … Read more

Puppy Training: The Must-Haves

puppy on grass

Do you have a new puppy? Maybe you’re preparing your new puppy checklist and anxiously awaiting the day you can go pick up your new little furry friend? Or perhaps you’re doing your research to decide if you’re ready to add a new dog to your life or not. Regardless of the circumstance, there are … Read more

How to Stop Puppy Aggression

New puppy owners worry about all kinds of things – how to housetrain a puppy, how to prevent chewing, and how to stop puppy aggression, just to name a few. Many new pet owners find a bit of a shock when they pick up their new family member… Those teeth are sharp! When your furry … Read more

House Training Without a Crate

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Many clients ask me if they can tackle house training without a crate. Crates can be a fantastic tool for housetraining your dog, but in some cases, they aren’t the best fit. While we always recommend using a crate for housetraining when you can, you can certainly house train a dog without a crate. It’s … Read more

House Training a Chihuahua

chihuahua on the carpet

House training a Chihuahua can be easier than you think! You’re probably skeptical, and for good reason! Chihuahuas are notorious for being one of the most difficult breeds to housetrain. However, many of their housetraining issues come because their owners overlook periodic accidents. Our Dog Savvy Small Dog Training course covers all you need to … Read more

Dog Protection Training

german shepherd

As a dog trainer, I periodically get inquiries about dog protection training. It’s logical, one of the upsides to having a dog can potentially be their ability to protect you and your home. However, dog protection training is one topic that I generally recommend pet owners avoid for their own safety and for the safety … Read more