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Hiking with Your K9

Hiking in the back country. Let me start by saying I love hiking with dogs; I pursue ways to allow my dogs to simply be

House Pets to Working Dogs

House pets to working dogs – is there a difference? In breed, drive and function – yes. However; in behavior, issues and problems – not

Enjoy The Silence

Just had one of those moments and thought I would share it. The morning routine; just finished running, cleaning and feeding the dogs in the

High Drive Confession

Just some venting about the relationship I have with this dog! I’m sharing this to remind everyone that EVERY dog has issues the handler deals

Genetics

Genetics – a word we all seem to throw around, however most use incorrectly. In the dog (K9) subculture the word “genetics” is often regurgitated

Never Compare Dogs

Never Compare Dogs Place work. Place work is the foundation of many obedience programs, and for good reason. Place work establishes self-capping and control in

Get Out – Go Walk

Working on neutrality and training in my favorite little town. I always try and communicate through body language “its time to” – walk, have fun,