About Sean

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 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

SESSION 76: Are Dogs Still Pack Animals?

In today's episode I will follow up on one of the many responses I received regarding my Skinner's Four Quadrants episodes 73 and 74 that I received. The concepts and methods that dog trainers use is varied, with peoples' passion for dogs it stands to reason that it would bring out a lot of [...]

By |2019-09-17T06:38:22-07:00August 23rd, 2019|podcast|0 Comments

SESSION 73: Skinner’s Four Quadrants – Part 1 of 2

Hey there Dog's Way fans, today it's time to get "geeky" and talk about Skinner's Four Quadrants. I get asked a lot about the references I make to B.F. Skinner and Skinner's Four Quadrants so it makes sense to go a bit further into what the concepts are behind positive and negative reinforcements, how [...]

By |2019-07-21T22:34:09-07:00July 21st, 2019|podcast|1 Comment

SESSION 72: Interview with Author Bennie Copeland

Bennie Copeland and I had a great discussion! If you remember Bennie Copeland from Episode 61, you're going to love our continued conversation. Bennie is a trainer in the Nashville area, and recently published a book, Family Dog Fusion. It's full of insights and tips on how best to teach, train, love and build an [...]

By |2019-08-07T10:31:01-07:00July 1st, 2019|podcast|0 Comments

SESSION 71: The Down Command with Eric Letendre

In episode 71, Sean interviews Eric Letendre about his method and tips for introducing the down command to a dog.  Sean and Eric talk about some of the pitfalls that people fall into when introducing an obedience command and how to progress from introduction to a little greater proficiency in the down. [...]

By |2019-07-01T11:41:56-07:00March 8th, 2019|podcast|0 Comments