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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 99: Interview with Brooke Mihajlovich

On this episode I talk to Brooke Mihajlovich, a dog trainer who has recently started her practice to Washington state from Indiana. Brooke focuses on remote training collars to help with training without a leash. She and her husband both shared a love of Doberman's, and part of their passion to make sure that [...]

By |2020-09-19T10:46:23-07:00September 19th, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Session 98: Interview with Dr. Lori Cesario

In this episode I speak to Dr. Lori Cesario, a board certified veterinary oncologist. We discuss her passion about being a vet as a child, and her appreciation for the role a certain oncologist in her life played that influenced her decision to specialize in that field. [...]

By |2020-09-10T07:20:04-07:00September 10th, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Session 96: Interview with Vermont Dog Trainer Ian Grant

In today's episode I sit down with Ian Grant, a fellow dog trainer with Vermont Dog Training, based (of course) in Vermont! Ian also has a podcast called Vermont Dog Trainer Show. Ian has a really interesting story before he became a trainer, having been a professional golfer for a number of years before finding [...]

By |2020-06-30T09:12:59-07:00June 30th, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Emergency Session 94: Phase Two of The “Down” Method

In this episode we move to phase TWO of the "down" challenge for food motivated and non-food motivated dogs. I'll talk about an interesting discovery from listeners from the Czech Republic and Sweden and how their "crazy stay in place" situation is nothing like that! Life is proceeding pretty much the same there as [...]

By |2020-05-14T11:04:39-07:00May 13th, 2020|podcast|0 Comments

Session 92: The “Down” Command (part one)

In this episode we're going to jump into another obedience skills challenge. This one is focused on the 'down' command. This is an important lesson for small puppies as they develop, and even rescue adult dogs in instances where they may not have received much training, or were last trained years ago when they [...]

By |2020-04-30T07:00:00-07:00April 22nd, 2020|podcast|0 Comments