Tag Archives: dog training

New Year (late post!)

It’s hard to believe it is already the end of January, in 2020!! Time seems to fly by so fast, particularly when we are busy! Did you make New Year Resolutions this year? I typically shy away from making them for a multitude of reasons, but this year I do have a few resolutions.  One […]

Get to Know us: Featuring Sara

Growing up I was known as the artist and animal lover in my family. As a child I rode horses every weekend in Huntington Beach and helped care for a menagerie of pets over the years, including parrots, finches, guinea pigs, hamsters, snakes, fish, dogs, cats, a rabbit and a rat. I moved to Portland […]

Treat or No Treat?

Certified Obedience Trainer, Jamie, shows us how to get our pups to respond to commands even without a treat present.

Tips from an Obedience Trainer: Consistency Rule

Certified Obedience Trainer, Jamie, Shows us how to implement the Consistency Rule.

Tips from an Obedience Trainer: Ask it Once Rule

“Sit, Buddy! Sit! Siiiit…. SIT!!!” Sound familiar? How do you get your dog to respond the first time? When training your pup, avoid repeating commands. Ask one time and wait a moment. If your dog doesn’t respond, turn away for a few seconds, then repeat the exercise.

Tips from a Dog Walker: Pick up that Poop!

Did you know there is actually a law about picking up your dog’s poop in Orange County? Sec. 4-1-50. – Dogs to be curbed. A person having custody of any dog shall not permit, either willfully or through failure to exercise due care or control, any such dog to defecate or urinate upon: (a) A […]