May 2018

How To Correct Puppy Biting Using Positive Reinforcement Approved “Pet Corrector”

By | 2018-05-27T22:42:22+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Behavior, How To, Puppy, Training, Training Tools|

One of the most common issues I come across when working with puppies aside from Potty Training is puppy biting. Puppy biting is normal and is not to be confused with human aggression. It is very rare for a puppy to be what I consider “legitimately” aggressive. Unfortunately, many new dog owners are

Potty Training a Puppy in 5 Simple Steps

By | 2018-06-26T19:02:27+00:00 May 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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 Psychology 101: Claiming Space At The Door (Live Session)

By | 2018-03-27T03:25:14+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, How To, News, Puppy, Training|

Last week I described how I would go about introducing dogs when it's cold outside or if you don't have a yard. One of the methods covered something I call "Claiming Space At The Door." I did a video on it a few years ago and it can be found in an older blog

December 2017

Don’t Forget An eGift Card This Christmas And 5 Things You Can Do To Take Your Dog Off The Naughty List!

By | 2018-04-14T19:54:31+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, How To, News, Puppy|

Only 3 Days Before Christmas Is Here! It's yet another Friday, and not just any regular ol' Canine Perspective Newsletter Friday, it's the Friday before Christmas! Meaning only 3 more days to give the gift of dog training with Canine Perspective! Don't forget the very special Christmas promotion of 20% off your