January 2018

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

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

How to Protect Your Dog at the Dog Park

By | 2018-05-16T17:42:13+00:00 July 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+00:00 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