10 Reasons Why Punishment Fails in Dog Training

10 Reasons Why Punishment Fails in Dog Training

I am often asked if I ever use corrections during training exercises with my animals. And in short, the answer is “no”; however, there are times when it would be appropriate to interrupt a particular undesirable behaviour, and by definition, this would be punishment.    But my goal with an interruption is to create a…

An Overview of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

An Overview of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation anxiety is a challenging condition that many dog owners try to avoid or have difficulty facing.    The truth is, all dogs can easily develop separation anxiety if they’re not getting the attention and affection they need. But, even if you do this, there could be a chance of your dog developing it anyways!…

Top 11 Vancouver Dog Trainers Ranked

Best Vancouver Dog Trainers

Do you look forward to walking your dog every afternoon, but wish they would stop pulling on the leash so much? Or perhaps you cringe every time you see someone walking towards your house because you know your dog is going to explode into a ball of barks as soon as your doorbell rings. No…

When And How Often Should I Walk My Puppy?

How to Walk a Puppy

You’ve welcomed a new puppy into your family – congratulations!  Apart from the unconditional love that only a canine companion can provide, enjoying the exercise and the fresh air that comes with a long outdoor walk is one of the biggest benefits of dog ownership.  But before you click your brand-new leash to your puppy’s…