Stop Your Dog’s Counter Surfing

Failed Attempts Fixing Your Dog’s Counter Surfing  Either your dog has run off with your dinner or lunch or even worse he’s grabbed something that could hurt him. You’re frustrated that you can’t stop it Equally as frustrating is all the “why don’t you try this” suggestions from friends, relatives and other dog owners. Things […]

Dog Problems in an Impatient Society

Can Your Busy Lifestyle Accommodate a Dog and Dog Problems?   I got a call the other day from a magazine reporter. She wanted information on how people could fit a dog into their life and still continue to jam-pack their nights and weekends. Engage in all their with social activities or go out with […]

Tips For Your Thunder Phobic Dog

Is Curing Your Thunder Phobic Dog a Total Lost Cause? Or is a cure at least within the realm of possibility? And if so, what do you do to cure or even calm your thunder phobic dog? Really bad storms recently ravaged through the Texas Hill Country and other parts of Texas leaving many very […]

Dog Invades Their Space

 90# Dog Invades Their Space, A Huge Problem! John and Mary were concerned that their 18 month old male German Shepherd dog invades their space all the time. He also pushed his way into their children’s space and also visitors. It was no laughing matter. Blaze, the German Shepherd was a whopping 90 pound problem! John said, “My […]

Dog Bites Owner – How to Fix It

It Can Be Devastating When Your Dog Bites You It was for Veronica. It ripped her emotions wide open. With her arm just stitched and bandaged from her dog bite, she recounted the horrible experience that night with Max. I could hear the devastation in her voice and see it in her eyes as well. […]

Puppy Crazies Can Drive You Mad

Be Prepared, Be Very prepared, for the “Puppy Crazies”       Most new puppy owners like John and Mary, don’t get a free pass from the puppy crazies. They thought they were ready with all the reading and watching videos. But the reality of bouts of wild, random running, attacking and biting anything and […]

Safe Puppy Socialization: 3 Tips

Who Knows Best About Safely Socializing Your Puppy?   Every “dog professional”, whether a trainer, veterinarian, animal behaviorist, agree that puppy socialization is critical. Let’s face it,  no one wants an aggressive puppy or dog no matter what the cause. Early puppy socialization is the key in avoiding fearfulness and fear aggression towards people and other […]

Dog Still Peeing in the House

Warning! It May Not Be How You House Trained At All  Okay, you thought you had your dog house trained. But he’s now peeing in the house!  It’s like starting all over cleaning up after your dog again and it stinks. Listen, I get it. It’s got to be very frustrating. I’m going to give […]