Dog Behavior: Is There a Cure for Dog-Dog Aggression?

Dog Behavior: Is There a Cure for Dog-Dog Aggression?

    I have worked with many clients seeking a cure for their dog aggression. Their questions are usually the same: Can you fix it? What do I have to do? How long will it take? Can you fix it? As much as all clients want their dog to be friendly towards all other dogs, the reality is, not every dog that is reactive with aggressive...

Review: dog walking nightmare

I’m Cheryl Yetz and we have 2 rescue Golden Retrievers and we called Jim to help us handle the dogs on walks. Our younger dog was very excited by prey and birds and rabbits and now we are able to handle our dogs and have comfortable and safe walks with them. We accomplished this within 3 lessons with Jim  In addition we helped Trudy...

Review: My hero- Jim Burwell

We called Jim Burwell for several reasons. One is that, having owned several beloved dogs who had been assets to our family (even members of our family), I had never properly trained a dog. The dog was always the leader in our household. In fact–although it’s embarrassing for  me to admit–when we’d have company for dinner,...
Dog Behavior: What Not To Do With An Anxious Dog

Dog Behavior: What Not To Do With An Anxious Dog

When dogs are anxious, many people innocently begin to try to calm or soothe them by petting their dog. Although this may seem the proper reaction,for an anxious dog,  it actually enforces the anxiety. Your words, voice and attention actually make the dog feel that being anxious is okay. So, how do you avoid this, and help your dog become a...