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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
Baby Archer has arrived! It seems I learn how to become a better dog trainer every day, and I decided to share with you all something I've learned during our stay in the hospital. I should probably give everyone some details on Archer's arrival first though! It was a...read more
I get asked all the time about what I feed my dogs, and I’m not going to lie… I enjoy answering that question because I think nutrition is so often overlooked. In fact it’s so important that when a severe behavioral case comes into one of our training programs I...read more
Folks always ask me what kinds of toys I use with my dogs. There are a lot of junk toys out there that are not only boring for your dog, but some are just plain dangerous. Since I’ve had so much curiosity about the topic I figured I’d better write about it. I’ve...read more