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Don’t Leave Me! Understanding Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety (also known as Isolation Distress) is one of the most concerning and challenging behavior disorders dogs suffer from. Dogs who suffer from separation anxiety experience mild to extreme panic attacks when left alone.  No other behavior concern has the impact that separation anxiety has on dogs and their...

Is It All Just Play & Games?

When dogs play things can get rough and sound tough. With all that wrestling, chasing, biting at each other, growling and barking, how do you know if all just play? With some dogs it’s easy to know. They are quiet and rolling around on the floor, or joyfully chasing each...

Puppy Socialization During Covid-19

Katie contacted me and asked: "I have a socialization question. We have a 5 month old puppy. She was enrolled in puppy kindergarten, but wasn’t able to finish classes due to social distancing. Do you have any ideas on how to continue to socialize her safely? Or do you thinking...

Ouch!

So let's talk Puppy Biting! Puppies are snuggly, cuddly, adorable, balls of fluff and TEETH! Puppy biting concerns are high on the list of inquiries I get for puppy training. Having raised many puppies, I truly understand my clients concerns, and pain. Ouch! I know this is not what puppy...

Learning to Soar

A number of years ago, I had decided to fulfill a lifelong dream and learn to pilot glider airplanes. Gliders, or sailplanes, are slim-line engineless air planes that rely on warm air lift and air currents to stay aloft. Gliders are generally towed up into the sky by another plane...