The Leadership Walk – or as many call it, the “Wonder Walk” – addresses the underlying cause of most dog behavior issues: confusion over who make the rules and who’s running the show.
If you already have a dog and need to improve his behavior, keep your expectations realistic. Your cat or livestock chaser (his raw ingredients) will always be driven to chase if left on his own.
The last few times I’ve had clients come in with concerns regarding food aggression behavior, I noticed a few things that they all had in common. First of all, each had 4 month old puppies and had these puppies since 8 weeks of age. All families mentioned their previous dog also exhibited food…
OK, all you excited parents and grandparents-to-be! This life change ahead of you can be exhilarating, but also a little stressful — especially for your dog. While you are busy happily preparing for your new little human family member, consider preparing your dog as well.
Choosing a dog is a big deal. How do you make the right choice? Is it pure luck, or is there a way increase your odds of success? I think so! My system is this: First, choose a breed with breed characteristics most compatible with you and your lifestyle.
My job as a trainer and behavior consultant is to educate the dog owners and help make things right – for the dog.