Dog Food and Attitude

Support great behavior in your dog with quality food

Dog food and attitude – what our dogs eat and how it may be affecting their ability to change behavior. I was excited to have an appointment with Craig and his dog Jake last week. Craig’s original complaints for me to address were counter surfing, excessive whining, barking at what appeared to be ‘nothing’ and…

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Heavy Petting

Watch your dog's signals to learn how he feels

Non-stop Loving on Your Dog Could Be Causing Stress When I have a meeting with clients on what motivates their dog’s behavior, heavy petting the dog in the family is fairly consistent. The time I spend with an initial consultation is in observation of body language, is in identifying anxiety- producing situations where communication with…

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People Food

Dogs and people need quality nutrition

People food? Dog food? Shouldn’t all food feed body and mind? I am fascinated with language, both its power as a trainer of dogs with their humans, and how we tend to repeat words/phrases/jingles. One of the most common refrains I hear is “My dog doesn’t eat people food,” which begs the question: Are we…

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