The Importance of Basic Obedience

Basic obedience is extremely important for any dog, large or small, that we expect to live harmoniously with humans. All dogs come with basic dog behavior such as barking, peeing or pooping in the house, chewing on furniture and other valuable objects and tugging on the leash. Teaching your dog basic obedience helps them understand […]


The Power of Positive Reinforcement

Positive reinforcement is about more than simply giving your dog a treat when they perform a behavior correctly. Positive reinforcement encompasses how you think about and interact with your dog on a daily basis. The word yes is positive. Your voice rises in tone when you use it putting a smile in your voice. The […]


The Problem with No

People are smart. We develop extremely complex languages and then use these languages in exceedingly intricate ways. Dogs, on the other hand are not this smart. Although dogs can understand very simple language, best delivered in one or two word phrases such as “sit” and “down,” they don’t understand any of the complexity of language. […]