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Developing Your Dog Training Skills

Timing is everything My husband, the bass player and professional musician, tells me I have no rhythm and can’t sing.  It’s true.  Until I met him I had no idea what a ‘count’ was for in music, and frankly it still kinda baffles me.  And, sadly, I really love karaoke!  Those cheesy 70’s and 80’s… Continue reading Developing Your Dog Training Skills

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Do You Want to Train Your Dog?

What does a trained dog look like? Do visions of Lassie and Benji prance through your head?  Does your dog embarrass you, or make you proud?  Is she ‘not perfect’ but you’re happy with how she behaves?  Is your dog a vision of trained perfection?  What do you think is ‘good’ dog behavior?  What is… Continue reading Do You Want to Train Your Dog?

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Take A Break Tuesday

You've had a long, difficult work week. Yesterday was Monday for cryin' out loud!  Now it's Tuesday evening and you still need to make it through Hump Day tomorrow and then you're still staring down the barrel of Thursday and Friday before the weekend comes around once more. Take a deep breath, it'll get here. … Continue reading Take A Break Tuesday

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I Also Train Dogs

I have been fortunate to have two (soon to be three) very rewarding careers.  In my first career I trained animals, all kinds of animals:  sea lions, wolves, birds of prey, cats big and not so big, even a porcupine.  I also taught dog obedience classes.  It was a great career when I was younger,… Continue reading I Also Train Dogs