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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Changes: the lyrics to the wonderful and timeless classic by David Bowie keep popping into my head. Really the lyrics have little to do with the changes that took place at our south of the Bohemia home in Cecil County MD, but ch-ch-ch-ch-changes have occurred.(You can hum along if you like.) Change is disturbing to timid fearful and…

You Just Never Know…..

One hopes, often in futility I might add, that a day goes according to a plan. However, you just never know what you`re gonna get. With a multi-dog household, namely Bridget Talley and Doobie, you just never know what a day might bring. True, my training appointments are routinely scheduled, but the part about living with…

What Motivates Your Dog?

No further from our hedge lined drive is that which motivates Doobie, six year old American lab. This puppy mill rescue fella, champion leg lifter, thinks access to vertical leafy green surfaces for a good whiz is like the holy grail of dogdom. Being a clever human, (at times) I utilize that which motivates our labs for training and encourage clients…

LAT HAT BAT What is That?

Does the title sound like a Dr. Seuss book? I confess, the hat part I threw in just because. Hat, as pertaining to dog training really means nothing. Except possibly as viewed perched atop Bridget’s head. However, LAT and BAT are acronyms for current and popular dog training protocols, with a wide variety of uses. Links…

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