Tag Archives: dog training

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 […]

Tips from a Dog Walker: Microchipping

Part of being a responsible pet owner is making sure you can always have access to your dog should they ever escape or go wandering. The first and foremost easiest way to aide in getting your pet back, is to make sure that they have current tags attached to their collar. That is an affordable […]

Tips from a Dog Walker: Keep Calm & Carry On

When a human is stressed out, anxious, or angry, dogs pick up on that. They know what we are feeling. They know when we are anxious, or angry, or excited. They know when we are sad. I bet all you dog owners out there already know this about your dogs because you have had the […]

Get to Know us: Featuring Steph

Hi y’all! If you haven’t met me in person yet, I’m the loud one in the group. I’ve been working for Shar for almost a year and have truly found a passion in working with dogs. Before Sea Spot Walk I was with Starbucks for nine years. I finally decided it was time for a […]

Nervous Dog, A conversation with Certified Obedience Trainer, Jamie

Jamie: One of the dogs that I have been working with is a gorgeous little Pom-Chi mix, just a little petite thing. She is very nervous and very shy. She is a rescue dog, and her owners have only had her for a few months, so we don’t know much about her history. Very often, […]