Dog Facts and Trivia

How Important is the Name You Choose for Your Dog?

If you are reading this, odds are you are one of the many people who consider dogs to be members of our families. One of the ways we demonstrate this is the careful consideration we give to naming our dogs. There was a time when dog names where typically...
Read more

Should You Let Sleeping Dogs Lie…In Bed With You?

I get the distinct impression that most people think dog trainers believe dogs shouldn’t sleep in bed with their people. However, most of my dog trainer friends are like the approximately 62% of the pet parent population (according to a survey by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association) and...
Read more

Pet Friendly Apartment Rentals

For as much talk as there is about residential rental fees dramatically dropping, there are still loads of pet parents who live in fear of moving because finding pet friendly rentals is an increasingly difficult task. Attempting to sneak a dog or cat into a building which has a...
Read more

Could Your Dog Be a Therapy Dog?

As dog lovers we all know how wonderful it feels to come home to a dog who is thrilled at our arrival. I admit I am flattered by my dogs’ enthusiasm. As their bodies wiggle with excitement and they ‘wooo’ hello I can’t help but smile, no matter how...
Read more

The Dalmatian: Beyond Dogs101

One of the great things about Animal Planet’s hit show Dogs101 is that it will hopefully help people considering a purebred dog to understand how carefully they should research the breeds they are most interested in. Choosing a dog is a long term commitment (hopefully at least 15 years)....
Read more

Breed Profile: The Boykin Spaniel

I am a big fan of traveling for many reasons, not the least of which is that it provides me an opportunity to meet dogs from all over the world. While New Yorkers may be a bit jaded about the fact that we have just about every breed and...
Read more

How Do Dogs Perceive Time?

Most of the pet parents I work with express great concern over the guilt they feel for leaving their dogs alone during the day while they go to work or school. Nobody wants to imagine their dog sitting idly for hours on end watching the clock tick slowly along...
Read more

Do Dogs Feel Guilty?

Most people have walked into their home at least once and found their dog waiting for them with a look they interpret as guilty for some not yet discovered doggie misdeed. Did she eliminate on the carpet, chew up a favorite shoe, bark all day and disturb the neighbors?...
Read more

Choosing a Dog: Test Drive

Once you have narrowed down your search and are meeting some individual dogs for consideration, you would be well-advised to take each dog for a ‘test drive’ to find out a number of important things before you invite him into your home: 1. The first item on the agenda...
Read more

See more fun photos of our students and training on our Instagram.

Not sure which of our services could be the best for your dog?
We are here to help!

Contact Us