As a professional dog trainer for over 30 years, I offer advice, experience and know-how on dogs – their management, training, and care. Here, I will also share information about Service Dogs.
When you are three weeks old and people expect you to pose for too many photos!
When they twitch as if they are chasing rabbits in a dream, adult dogs might actually have a memory of such an event. But, when infant puppies – not even three weeks old – do the same thing I am left to wonder about… Continue Reading “Puppy Dreams”
As a dog trainer and puppy raiser, I get asked about Therapy Dogs a few times a month. I have decided to post the information on this Blog, which will hopefully answer most questions. If you have addition inquires, feel free to contact me… Continue Reading “Therapy Dog Info”
I hope this makes you smile.
Here is another unpublished chapter from the work in progress; “A Dog Trainer’s Guide to Human Happiness.” You may find the previous chapters interesting, as well: The Dog with Eighteen Elbows and To Write (about the US Military Veteran’s wife and training Service Dogs)… Continue Reading “Can We Hunt Buffalo Together?”
Following up on my goal of sharing some writing which is lingering to become a book, here’s a chapter I pulled from my intended tome “The Dog Trainer’s Guide to Human Happiness.” See the prologue that I posted a couple of days ago HERE.… Continue Reading “The Dog With Eighteen Elbows”
I offer you photos of newborn puppies. They are still a little wet from whelping. The photo above is the mama with her first born. It helps provide a perspective on their diminutive size. She looks so happy. Isn’t life amazing?
We typically have two dogs in training for Service Dog work during the same training period. I just posted a video of Ryder’s training. This is Noodle. She is a Labrador Retriever.
Lately, most of my posts have been about the birds and other wildlife around our farm. But, like most folks I also have a job to support my hobbies! This is Ryder, a German Shepherd Dog that came to us from his owner for… Continue Reading “Ryder – Service Dog In Training”
“How many hours a day will you be training my dog?” It’s a common question from clients who request our Board & Train services. After all, they are leaving their dog in someone else’s hands. One can conjure up all sorts of questions about… Continue Reading “How Long Does It Take To Train A Dog?”