If you have talked to your Good Human dog trainer for more than 5 minutes, you know we are big…
Appropriate greetings do not come naturally for dogs or people, we all have to learn them. So, how does a dog get these beneficial skills, socialization, and exercise? If your dog is interested in making some new friends, here are some things you might consider.
OH NO! Your dog is on the loose and embarking on a freedom run. You’re about to panic and run…
Get to know your county’s shelters, and it’s placement partners
Your local open-admission facility will accept every animal that enters the facility regardless of age, health issues, behavioral problems, or breed. Placement partners rescue animals from those county shelters providing more space. Honor the enormous effort put forth by both the staff and volunteers of these programs by supporting the difficult work they do.
You will hear me talk a lot about teaching and reinforcing incompatible behaviors to replace everything from barking to counter-surfing….
Usually, names with one or two syllables are best. Make it a sonorous word so it rolls off the tongue for a nice recall cue.