small dog with head out window while riding in a car that is the color blue. happy dog.

How Often do I train?

Training Schedule I get asked often, “how often should I train?” This question always makes me happy – these questions are asked by owners are typically ready to get started on their training journey and want to have the best training structure possible for their dog. Think short sessions 5-10 minutes twice a day for six-weeks. End your session on … Read More

What’s The First Step in Training?

The first step in changing your dog’s behavior. Management A dog training plan has immediate solutions that will prevent the rehearsal of the “unwanted behavior.” This goal is a critical part of the training plan that clients should follow after their first private lesson. We will always make the safety and emotional well-being of everyone involved at the heart of this plan. The “unwanted … Read More

Golden young puppy in grass with toilet paper

How do I make my puppy happy?

How Do I Raise a Happy & Well-behaved Puppy? Socialization, enrichment, and positive reinforcement puppy training are the secret formula to raising a happy and well-behaved puppy. “Puppy socialization” is a term thrown around a lot with dog owners and pet parents, but what does it actually mean from a dog training perspective? Did you know? This is the most … Read More