April 2018

The Secret Ingredient To Dog Rehabilitation Is…

By | 2018-04-21T15:33:52+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Behavior, Dogs, Training, Training Tools|

You. Plain and simple. There are many methods and tools that we can use to train and rehabilitate our dogs. But at the end of the day, it’s all about you and the relationship you and your dog have. And quite frankly, it’s the hardest part to address when working with my behavior cases that

5 Basic Commands Every Dog Owner Should Teach And Use

By | 2018-04-14T20:23:32+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Chicago, Dogs, FAQ, Obedience, Training|

Depending on your and your dog’s lifestyle, what they need to know varies. Not every dog needs to know every command there is, but they do need to know the ones that are applicable to them and you. In my opinion, every dog needs to know 2 commands and they are Heel and Come when

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

January 2018

Puppy Training 101: Clicker Training for Puppies

By | 2018-03-27T03:04:51+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

The Winner Of The Christmas Wish Program Giveaway And Bring In The New Year With Canine Perspective!

By | 2018-04-14T19:57:26+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, News, Training|

It's A Celebration! Apologies for the delay, but the day is finally here! Time to announce the winner of the Christmas Wish program! And the winners are... Copal and the Mosqueda family! Congratulations! Congratulations Copal! You can watch the official announcement video below. They'll be scheduled in soon and we'll keep