February 2018

Chicago Dog Leash Laws

By |2018-05-10T21:22:10+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, Off Leash Training|

Last week's blog covering "What To Do When An Aggressive Off-Leash Dog Approaches" got a lot of attention, so I thought it would be a good idea to talk about what the leash laws are in Chicago. Be sure to check your city's own leash laws as they may differ from Chicago dog leash laws. Leash

December 2017

Give The Gift Of Dog Training And Don’t Forget To Enter In The “Christmas Wish” Program Giveaway!

By |2018-04-14T19:51:54+00:00December 20th, 2017|Chicago, Dogs, News, Obedience, Off Leash Training, Puppy, Training|

Need A Last Minute Gift Idea? Give The Gift Of Dog Training! Pardon the middle of the week interruption, but there's only 5 more days until Christmas! Are you still running around looking for gift ideas?! Know of someone who's been meaning to enroll in dog training? Did a relative rescue a

September 2017

How to Find a Good Dog Trainer: Tips and Guidelines

By |2018-08-31T00:08:35+00:00September 15th, 2017|Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, FAQ, How To, News, Obedience, Off Leash Training, Training|

You go to the breeder, rescue, or shelter, and while looking at dogs, you can't help but be drawn to one in particular — sometimes more than one! You bring the dog home and immediately begin to bond with this other life and everything is going great, until you realize they have a quirk that

July 2017

How to Protect Your Dog at the Dog Park

By |2018-05-16T17:42:13+00:00July 28th, 2017|Aggression, Behavior, Chicago, Dogs, How To, News, Obedience, Off Leash Training|

A past client recently asked me how to protect your dog at the dog park, and in light of a pair of dog attacks that recently happened in one of Chicago's dog parks, I thought it would be appropriate to address it in this week's newsletter. The first thing I always say is, "Never take

Rehabbing Severe Aggression

By |2018-04-11T01:27:40+00:00July 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