1. 4th Of July Fireworks & Your Dog

    Happy 4th Of July! Stay safe this holiday weekend and take care of your pups! The 4th Of July is generally pretty tough for dogs, because of all the fireworks and excitement. It's even more difficult for them when you cannot be home to comfort them. You are their support and steady rock, more often than you may realize your dog feeds off of your mood and disposition. If you know your dog is uncomf…Read More

  2. Protection Dog Training – Defensive Drive

    This is our second post in our series about protection dog training. Now I want to reiterate that protection training is not the same as police dog training and I wouldn’t call it attack dog training either. Protection training is training your dog to protect you and your family when and if the need ever arises. In all honesty I hope that you are never in that situation. One of the fundamental t…Read More

  3. Training A Dog For Protection – Temperaments & Prey Drive

    This is the first post in a short series where I will go into some of the different aspects of protection training for dogs. Protection training is very serious and quite complicated in the overall picture. We are not training a dog to bite people, that would be easy and a huge liability. We are training the dog to think on his own, protect his family, pay attention to things, be very obedient, an…Read More

  4. What Does A Dog Trainer Really Do?

    First and foremost our job is to train your dog, but being a dog trainer takes a lot more than you’d expect. There are schools, seminars, tons of books to read, videos to watch, and events to attend, that all help in becoming a good dog trainer. Unfortunately each and every dog is different. Which means that no specific training technique is going to work, for any specific dog. You can see some …Read More