April 2018

Why Do Dogs Bite Kids And How Can I Keep My Child Safe?

By | 2018-04-14T20:19:54+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Dogs, FAQ, Q&A|

Put simply, because people are naïve, negligent, or just plain ignorant. Sounds harsh, but it is very true. Let me explain. You see, I’ve heard and read all sorts of bite stories coming from many different sources, people, and families. Some were being cautious, others allowed their child to take too many liberties with

March 2018

My Dog Is Reactive, Now What?

By | 2018-04-14T20:16:40+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Dogs, Q&A, Training|

My Dog Is Reactive, Now What? You’re walking out of your apartment and you approach the elevator. You press the button and you feel the anxiety start to build up as you hold your dog’s leash tightly. Subconsciously pulling up, anticipating an explosion. The elevator bell rings, the doors open and like clockwork, your

February 2018

What To Do When A Dog Growls At You

By | 2018-04-14T20:13:14+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs|

It's just another day lounging next to your pupper while watching tv. Commercials come on and you turn and pet your dog, but instead of responding with a kiss and tail wag, your dog growls at you. Maybe you've just brought home your new puppy and you're all excited to introduce him or her to

December 2017

Rehabbing Severe Aggression Part 2

By | 2018-04-14T19:46:05+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Aggression, Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, News, Training|

The first video I posted of this particular case drew a lot of attention. Both good and bad. Many people couldn't believe that a dog could be this aggressive naturally. Others thought a dog like this was hopeless and could not be helped. Some thought I was being egotistical and was recording this for

July 2017

Keep Your Dog Safe At The Dog Park

By | 2018-04-11T01:05:04+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Aggression, Behavior, Chicago, Dogs, How To, News, Obedience, Off Leash Training|

A past client recently asked me how one would keep their dog safe at the dog park, and in recent light of a pair of dog attacks that happened in a River North Dog Park, I thought it to be appropriate to address in this week's newsletter. The first thing that I always say is,

Rehabbing Severe Aggression

By | 2018-04-11T01:27:40+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Aggression, Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, News, Obedience, Off Leash Training|

This video is garnering a lot of attention because of the click bait title. It's meant to educate the public on the types of cases I work with, but in sharing such a serious case, it has also been receiving negative feedback. Go Big or Go Home! I