Doggie Dash 2019

Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the street. Martha and the Vandellas 1964 Summer is just around the corner and with the days getting longer, more and more people are out and about with their dogs. Last weekend, Loki and I took part in one of the many dog-friendly events taking…

Bad Examples

Some of the most common issues for which I get training calls are separation anxiety, leash reactivity, and home defensiveness. In many of those cases, I can trace the root cause of the behavior back to the owners. Dogs are masters at reading our body language and emotions. So, it is no wonder that these…

Wordless Wednesday 10/28/15

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The Reward in Failure

Cars from all over the area, some as far away as Oregon lined the spots in the parking lot in Frontier Park in Graham, Washington, on the last Saturday in March. The day started in prime Pacific Northwest fashion, cold, wet, and overcast. It was the spring trial for Twin County Schutzhund Club, the first…

A Plea from Your Kennel Manager

“I usually would never board my dog, but…” “Most of the time I take my dog with me, but…” “We’ve never boarded our dog before, but…” “Usually we leave her with family, but…” In the past two weeks I have heard some version of this phrase no less than five times. I understand you love…