In my work as a professional dog trainer, I specialize in helping difficult, stressed dogs cope with their lives in a human-run world. After working with a delightful woman and her rescued dog, she told me about two puppies her daughter recently rescued and hinted that they were a handful … Check out the full… Read more »
Author: Annie Phenix
Here’s another article over at Dogster: http://www.dogster.com/lifestyle/8-things-ive-learned-from-dog-training-clients Before I became a professional dog trainer, I sat through countless hours of classes with my pet dogs: agility, herding, obedience, rally, puppy classes — you name it. Most of my own dogs have been rescues and came to me with unique behaviors, to say the least. But… Read more »
Dogster.com just published my latest article! Growing up in a gravely dysfunctional household where coldness was the prevailing sentiment, I turned to animals for unconditional love. Even a mound full of Texas fire ants became friends. I brought them Popsicle sticks not only for ant bridges but for the sweetness left on the sticks. They… Read more »
Dogster.com has just published another story in the ongoing adventure of training Trinket. Check it out!
As a professional dog trainer, I am saddened to see so many families get puppies as Christmas presents. I am not a scrooge and I know kids can beg their parents all year for a puppy and it seems that Christmas is the perfect time to deliver that new family member. There are perils in… Read more »