When we have multiple dogs, we tend to think like parents and do things with them according to fairness, what we do for one we feel we must do for another. Dogs don’t worry about what is fair. So don’t NOT walk any of your dogs because you can’t walk them both at the same time and It’s not FAIR to leave one behind. Bullhockey! Take one dog today and walk the other tomorrow.
Instead of doing a group class where all dogs and handlers are in a room practicing their skills with other dogs around, I take my students who choose the Grand Dog Program training package for training their dog, out in th
Schwartz is my German Shepherd. He is about 11 years old. When he first came here to live here, he would bark at anything and everything. He would bark, rear up and lunge at other dogs, trying to get at them. He was a hand full.
It’s hard to believe it’s the new year already. 2009. Wow. I’m not done making my list of resolutions yet. Oh well, I’ll still work on it. I think you can make a resolution to change at any time of year.
I recently made a trip to Georgia to attend a workshop a friend and fellow trainer was giving at her training center. Cyndy Douan of the Georgia Dog Gym presented an informative workshop on Border Coll