May 2018

A LESSON IN AGGRESSION: Aggression Comes In All Shapes and Sizes

By | 2018-05-12T15:07:14+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Case Study, Dogs, Training|

Meet Milo, a very aggressive Pug mix that every person in the building knows to stay away from. Many would think that this is a dog that comes from an abusive background and the truth is, we don’t know for certain what his background is, but my guess is that that is not

How To Potty Train The Hard To Train Puppy

By | 2018-05-07T01:47:48+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Dogs, How To, Puppy, Training|

Potty training takes time, patience, consistency, potty 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 introducing puppies into their homes, I've taken the best of the best, as well as personal experiences, to make a full-proof potty routine.

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

Why Do Dogs Bite Kids And How Can I Keep My Child Safe?

By | 2018-04-14T20:19:54+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Dogs, FAQ, Q&A|

Put simply, because people are naïve, negligent, or just plain ignorant. Sounds harsh, but it is very true. Let me explain. You see, I’ve heard and read all sorts of bite stories coming from many different sources, people, and families. Some were being cautious, others allowed their child to take too many liberties with

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