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I’ve been training people and dogs in Seattle for the last decade and a half. My main focus when working with clients every week in one-on-one, private lessons is to help people learn to get their dogs to a functional level so that they can actually enjoy spending time every day with their dog instead of stressing about their dog’s behavior issues.

Session 89: The “Sit” Command (part one)

In today's episode we're going to work on our obedience skills challenges while we're still confined inside with our dogs! Today's skill at first glance may seem like one you think you already know...but there are some key components to this command - whether your dog is "food" motivated, adult dog or puppy - [...]

By |2020-03-31T20:02:57-07:00March 31st, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Session 88: The “Place” Command (part two)

Today's emergency session 88 is part two of the "place" command. We're going to take it up a notch from yesterday's work. We'll look at increasing levels of difficulty. We'll also talk to those with older puppies and adult dogs, and those that aren't as "food motivated". The goal being to learn to apply [...]

By |2020-03-27T19:36:03-07:00March 27th, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Session 85: Puppy Socialization During Social Distancing

Core foundational skill building is critically important, and practical application of that in today's new "social distancing" environment is essential. I'm going to talk about training exercises that you can run through with your puppy to help determine the type of instinctive response your puppy has, and how to establish some good fundamental behaviors. [...]

By |2020-03-24T18:01:50-07:00March 23rd, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Session 83: Stop Puppy Biting and Nipping

In our training session for today I'll help design a game plan for training a puppy that likes to bite and nip. I'll show you how to design an environment that is optimal for training for this type of behavior. It is very much requires a 'relationship based' approach. [...]

By |2020-03-24T18:02:28-07:00March 3rd, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Session 82: Remote Training Collar 101

There's controversy and some things to consider when it comes to training collars and I want to go in depth and discuss all of the concerns, how I suggest understanding the collar better (for you and the family), and effective lessons to teach with that everyone can be comfortable with. We use it for [...]

By |2020-03-24T18:02:05-07:00January 30th, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Session 80: Love for Senior Paws with Beau Maxwell

Today's episode features Beau Maxwell, owner of Love for Senior Paws. Her focus is on care and adoption for senior pets. Beau's love and dedication started with a cocker spaniel she rescued from a disreputable breeder, and since then she's dedicated her life to rescue and adoption of senior dogs for all through her [...]

By |2019-11-11T11:47:55-08:00November 11th, 2019|podcast|0 Comments