New year, new things to do – or write about – in my case. This blog has always been ALMOST strictly about training the difficult breeds, and it still is, because there are still some who don’t believe that certain breeds are easier to train. But life is much more than just training, and in… Read More What Is Right For Your Dog?
Even though I have been teaching dog training to people since 2003, and training my own dogs since 1999, I still learn stuff about dogs and training them everyday. Since our Kuvasz Ira came to live with us in 2016, we have been very busy with him and he has really been a handful. I… Read More Things I Learned That Helped Me Train My “Difficult” Dog
The lifestyle: working from home so you can be at home with your dogs! There was a time in our society when this lifestyle (or any semblance of it) was not even considered to be something to work towards. Many people would want to stay home with the children, which is obviously a valid, important… Read More How To Become A Stay-At-Home Dog Person
This post departs a bit from what I normally write, but it is what I will be writing more of in the future. The Split In Dog Training World The world of dogs and dog training is in upheaval. Simply put, there are two main factions of training philosophies: training dogs with corrections (verbal and/or physical)… Read More Make A Difference By Training Your Dog
My dog McCoy lived to be 16 years and one month old. I got him as a four month old puppy. He was an Australian Shepherd. I believe that his long, healthy life was a result of several things and not of just of genetics as we always want to think. McCoy did not have… Read More Life Lessons From An Old Dog