Hi, Dru here. Welcome to our newsletter. I hope you find the topics and information enjoyable and helpful. Thank you for dropping in and come back again for new information and training tips.
Hi, and a late HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Sorry you found no news letter for January. Unfortunately I was sick with pneumonia. Doing much better now. This month I would like to introduce you to Nose work. Nose work is what we call the training for search and rescue, bomb detection, drug detection, etc. Nose work […]
A friend and dog trainer I have been working with lately posted some thoughts about a client she was in touch with a short while ago. I asked her if I could use it for my newsletter and she gave me permission to do so. I thought it may give some of you with multiple […]
This month most of us will be celebrating Thanksgiving. This is the month when we gather all our family together for large dinners and football games and just appreciation of our lives together. Many of us include our four legged family members in on the celebration. There are a few things you may want to […]
If you have a very strong, pushy dog, you want your games to conform to the strength and temperament of your dog. Games such as tug-of-war is a great game if your dog can’t just drag you all over the yard. If your dog guards his toys or tugs, you will want to work on […]
Many dog trainers use the term, management, to describe ways in which we can change the environment and structure while living with our dog’s different personalities. Rather than trying to change the dog’s behavior sometimes the best solution is to find a ways to manage the problem. Management refers to looking at the situation and […]
This month we are focusing on some very basic care of your new best friend. These basics include food, nutrition, feeding schedules, veterinary care, and grooming. FOOD: There are still many misconceptions about food and feeding. For example, many people still believe that free feeding (having food always available) is a requirement. It is usually […]