Adult Dogs

Come When Called

Want a Great Recall? Then Practice for a Great Recall! Dogs that come when called enjoy more freedom; running loose on trails, playing in the back yard, or even visiting a beach. Owners who take the time to practice and train a reliable come when called can enjoy many fun activities and outings with their […]

Time Out Protocol

An Effective and Humane Way to Change Behavior Our training focuses primarily on teaching dogs what we want them to do. We work to place heavy value on sits, downs, stays, come when called and other behaviors we want the dog to perform reliably. There are instances where ignoring a behavior we don’t like will […]

How to Stop Barking

Is Your Dog’s Barking Driving You Crazy? Read On! We are often asked by clients, How do I stop my dog from barking? Interestingly, people who cannot tolerate barking tend to have dogs that bark, a lot. Seems counterintuitive doesn’t it? The fact of the matter is, from the dog’s perspective, barking is often reinforced […]

Crate Training Your Dog

Give Your Dog a Safe Space of Her Own What is a Crate? A crate can be made of plastic or wire, and can be purchased at almost any pet supply store. Size is important; your dog’s crate should be just large enough for your dog to lie down comfortably, fully stand up and turn […]

Starting Off Right

The First Week with Your New Dog Congratulations on your new dog! We’ve put together some helpful tips to get you and your new best friend started off on the right foot together. Keep in mind that the transition into a new home is potentially stressful for any dog, so keep the environment quiet and […]