My $20,000 Pit bull story!

  The recent headlines regarding the legislation in Montreal which passed the breed ban of Pit Bulls and Pit Bull type dogs is the subject of considerable controversy.   As a dog trainer who has worked with and owned Pit bull breeds, I feel it is my responsibility to not only explain breed bans but also expel some myths about this very misunderstood dog breed. So…

3 reasons dog obedience doesn’t work!

Properly trained, a man can be a dog’s best friend ~ Corey Ford When it comes to training your dog, many people think of or have taken their dog to obedience classes.   Obedience is great in that it builds a common language between you and your dog. Obedience builds trust and respect between you and your dog. Obedience can help control…

How to be a pack leader

  A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. ~John C. Maxwell   By becoming your dogs’ pack leader, you will set the stage for a more enjoyable life with your dog.  You will be giving your dog what he needs and in turn he will be much…

It’s not the dog!

  While walking a clients dog yesterday, I heard these words coming from my neighbors garage, ” Trixie come here, come on , come on Trixie, You want to go bye bye don’t you? GET OVER HERE NOW!!” This brought to mind the numerous times in our dog training business we have heard people say ,…