I recently assessed a greyhound that was having aggression issues. A Greyhound you ask??!! Within the first 24 hours of being in the home, the dog had growled and tried to bite the foster when she went to sit on the couch. Within a few days, she had come home to bloodied dogs, a dead bird […]
Just another day at the office! This weekend we pushed owners to maintain control over their dogs off leash while distracted by me…creepy clown guy. They had to learn and adapt to a new environment quickly while taking pressure from a decoy. This isn’t a rehearsed series of obedience commands. Neither the dogs nor […]
I recently had the pleasure of being asked to write an article for Organic Hudson Valley Magazine to showcase their new section called: Pet Love. Please enjoy the article below or click on their link above.
Three Words to Live By… and Train By
This video is a demonstration of the importance of foundation work before getting into the Protection Work. Even though “Leave-it” isn’t necessarily used in protection work very often, the impulse control it teaches and being able to think when a high value item is in front of the dog does apply. A “Leave-it” command can also […]
This dog has a very dynamic and complex environment he has to work and live in. He lives onsite at a very busy working horse farm. His drives couldn’t be so high it would be a threat or safety issue to animals or people, yet he had to be balanced enough to be at least neutral […]
This is just a short clip of Darla which I thought was just fun. It shows her hunt drive and determination. She had been systematically taking apart this wood pile and pallet for days. She had this much intensity and never even seen anything go into the pile. There is no prey drive involved, this is […]