February 2018

What To Do When A Dog Growls At You

By | 2018-02-23T21:49:53+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue|

What To Do When A Dog Growls At You  It's just another day lounging next to your pupper while watching tv. Commercials come on and you turn and pet your dog, but instead of responding with a kiss and tail wag, your dog growls at you. Maybe you've just brought home your

How To Prevent Your Puppy From Developing Separation Anxiety

By | 2018-02-23T04:36:50+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, How To, Puppy|

How To Prevent Your Puppy From Developing Separation Anxiety Separation Anxiety is a very common behavior issue that I work with and in my opinion, it is more difficult to address than aggression. The reason is because it's relationship based, Meaning, the relationship that has been established between the puppy and the

The City Of Chicago’s Leash Laws

By | 2018-02-02T19:35:25+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, Off Leash Training|

City of Chicago's Leash Laws Last week's blog covering "What To Do When An Aggressive Off-Leash Dog Approaches" got a lot of attention so I thought it would be a good idea to talk about what the Leash Laws are. Be sure to check your city's own leash laws as they may

January 2018

What To Do When An Aggressive Off-Leash Dog Approaches

By | 2018-02-02T15:44:16+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs|

What To Do When An Aggressive Off-Leash Dog Approaches I'm sure most people have had encounters with off-leash dogs in areas where they shouldn't be and most of the time it's not a big deal when the owner comes running up yelling their dog's name repeatedly. Apologizing as they pull their dog

Puppy Training 101: Why Clicker Training Is The Best Way To Start Training Your Puppy

By | 2018-02-13T17:17:46+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Chicago, Dogs, Puppy, Training|

Puppy Training 101: Why Clicker Training Is The Best Way To Start Training Your Puppy So many puppies! Looking over 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

Dog Psychology 101: Claiming Space At The Door (Live Session)

By | 2018-01-12T12:54:39+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, How To, News, Puppy, Training|

Did You Say Group Classes?! You read that right! I've branched out and partnered up with Bark By The Park in Lakeview. There are currently only two types of classes being offered. The Pup Start Program for puppies under 6 months and the Adolescent Pup Program for puppies between 6 months and