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You can’t make a jackass outrun a race horse… Growing up I used to really enjoy visiting my great uncle Melvin’s farm. He raised cattle, and always had a few horses around that would come right up to the fence and let me scratch them behind the ears or take a carrot...read more
Happy Independence Day Everyone! The 4th of July is such a great time to celebrate with friends, family, and loved ones. We truly do have a lot to be grateful for, and many reasons why Independence Day should be special to each of us. We hope that amidst all of the...read more
Why Free Feeding Your Dog Just Might Kill Them… Alright… you might think I’m being a bit dramatic, but free feeding is seriously a terrible idea! It’s bad for training, and it’s bad for their health. If you don’t know what I mean by free feeding, it’s basically when...read more
Many of you have heard of the "No Free Lunch" program. It's something we've encouraged a lot of our clients and friends to implement in their lives. For those of you haven't heard of it I'm going to give you the basic layout of what the program entails as well as what...read more
It's never fun when our beloved dogs get sick. It makes us feel awful, and sometimes helpless because they can't communicate and tell us exactly what's bothering them. Because of this many dog owners tend to overreact a bit whenever their dog starts showing any signs...read more
How many of you can get your dog to sit perfectly in your living room, but when you go to your vet your dog suddenly acts deaf? In the video below you can see an example of two really important training principles that help to fix issues like this. The first is...read more