Hollywood, Ben Franklin & You (Puppy Book Excerpt)

The Lassie Syndrome  For decades Hollywood has used canine “actors” to create the illusion that dogs naturally have the ability to read your mind, understand your words and behave with proper etiquette…illusion being the key word there. If you watch carefully,...

Puppy Socials: Rules & Guidelines

Keep An Eye On Your Pup At All Times.  Which puppy is the most important one in class? Yours is, of course!  It is easy to get distracted by watching the other puppies or chatting with fellow puppy owners, which is great, but please don’t forget to keep a good eye on...

The Cautionary Tale of the Smiths (puppy book excerpt)

The Smiths are a fictitious family but everything about them is true. Their story is based on real clients and situations from my experiences as a professional dog trainer. Some details may have been altered slightly for privacy protection but, other than that, this...