May 2019

Welcome Maddie & Rudder To The Canine Perspective Pack!

By |2019-05-16T19:01:56+00:00May 16th, 2019|News, Nutrition, Puppy|

Welcome back! It's Jesse back again with some exciting news! Maddie and her Spring Spaniel, Rudder, have joined the Canine Perspective Pack! I worked with Maddie and Rudder a good while ago and I remember reading her e-mail and recognizing she clearly had some insight already on dog behavior. When I spoke with her in

May 2018

Positive Dog Training Using the Pet Corrector

By |2019-05-04T02:14:43+00:00May 27th, 2018|Behavior, How To, Puppy, Training, Training Tools|

One of the most common issues, aside from potty training, I come across when working with puppies is biting. But, whereas aggressive behavior is unhealthy and dangerous, puppy biting is perfectly normal; it is very rare for a puppy to be what I consider “legitimately” aggressive. Unfortunately, many new dog owners are unaware of this,

Potty Training a Puppy in 5 Simple Steps

By |2018-06-26T19:02:27+00:00May 6th, 2018|Dogs, How To, Puppy, Training|

Potty training a puppy takes time, patience, consistency, clean-up sprays and a lot of paper towels. There are many approaches to potty training, and throughout my years of working with countless families who have brought puppies into their homes, I've taken the best of the best cases, as well as personal experiences, to create a

February 2018

3 Ways to Prevent Puppy Separation Anxiety From Developing

By |2018-06-12T23:00:53+00:00February 17th, 2018|Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, How To, Puppy|

Puppy separation anxiety is a very common behavior issue I work with, and - in my opinion - it's more difficult to address than aggression. The reason is because it's the relationship that's been established between the puppy and the owner that's driving the anxiety. Believe it or not, the puppy decides the dynamic

January 2018

Puppy Clicker Training Tips and Strategies

By |2018-07-12T18:45:30+00:00January 19th, 2018|Chicago, Dogs, Puppy, Training|

So many puppies! Looking at my calendar, I count 13 puppies currently enrolled in puppy behavior training with me and I have another 3 that I need to schedule in. I typically have 3 - 5 puppies enrolled at a time on any given month, but this year I'm hitting a new record. That's

Dog Boundary Training: Claiming Space at the Door (Video Session)

By |2018-08-24T00:24:57+00:00January 12th, 2018|Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, How To, News, Puppy, Training|

This footage shows how I explain "Claiming Space At The Door" to my clients. Hopefully, this provides some visual aid to help those of you trying to address your dog's barking at the door when a visitor knocks. This method is only recommended for dogs that are friendly and overexcited, I recommend