Are 2 Puppies Better Than 1?
I’ve never, not once, observed a household in which two puppies introduced simultaneously resulted in a positive outcome. Every time I hear of two puppies being sold to complete novices...Read more
What You Should NOT Expect When You Send Your Dog Away For Training
You might be feeling overwhelmed by the puppy or young dog you’ve acquired and are ready to throw in the towel and send him away for obedience training. You are...Read more
HOW OLD IS TOO OLD TO RAISE A PUPPY
I’m taking a significant risk at ruffling some feathers but I’m going to do it anyway. The age of eighty is too old to take on the raising and training...Read more
Dogtra IQ Mini Plus. How Do I Love Thee. Let Me Count the Ways.
When I looked for a remote training collar more than 20 years ago I tested three of the “big” names. One of them was Dogtra. It’s been too long for...Read more
Forlorn Dogs of Dallas Summer
A walk with a dog in Telluride during the summer is very different than a walk with a dog in Dallas during the summer. First, you can walk your dogs...Read more
"Leave It" On Floor (Companion Article to Video)
If you watched my video titled ‘ “Leave It” On Floor ‘ you saw me demonstrate three steps of positive reinforcement only training in the first section and then 1...Read more
Skepticism for GPS Boundary Collars
I’ve been asked three times in the recent past to install and train using a GPS monitored boundary collar; in analog terms, an electric fence. One of those requests culminated...Read more