Ask 10 dogs what their favorite rewards are, and you’ll get 10 different answers. Ask a dog and his human what the best reward is, and you may get very different answers! The Taste Test Actually, it is probably better called the Sniff Test. Take two different treats, and put some in each of your […]

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Hiking off leash with your dog is great fun, but having a way to know where he is at all times makes it even more fun! There are several products out there that allow you to track your dog–and the Garmin Astro is my favorite. Why The Garmin Astro? There are a few other tracking […]

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There are many books that can be very helpful to the dog owner or enthusiast. A book can open a whole new world to you, present you with ideas, or just be fun to read. I’m going to list some of my favorites here. The list is by no means complete, and I will be […]

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Training tricks is a lot of fun for you and your dog. And it is a valuable tool to improve your communication with your dog, and improve your training skills. Why train dog tricks? Often my clients say they don’t want to train dog tricks. They think it is frivolous, and want to concentrate on […]

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What is Clicker Training? The clicker is a small device that makes a click or chirp when pressed. It can be used to communicate to your dog that he has done something you like AND he is going to get a reward for it. So clicker training dogs is setting up a communication system your […]

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