Category: Author Annie

Nationally Acclaimed Canine Behavior Expert Moves to Heber Valley

For Immediate Release www.PhenixDogs.com | (970) 442-1222 (Heber City) Nationally certified dog trainer and author Annie Phenix, CPDT-KA, recently located her canine behavior company to the Heber Valley. Phenix is the author of the best-selling book, The Midnight Dog Walkers: Positive Training and Practical Advice for Living with a Reactive or Aggressive Dog (Lumina Press). The book… Read more »

Chicago Now reviews “Midnight Dog Walkers”

The Midnight Dog Walkers by Annie Phenix is a Must Read, Dog Lovers By Laura Young, Monday at 8:04 pm Highly recommended Annie Phenix had me at the title. My membership into the Midnight Dog Walker’s Club began with my blind, highly sensitive chow mix. As some blind dogs do, Penny had reversed day and… Read more »

What One Dog Rescue Offers and What It Asks for In Return

Founder Joyce Martin offers insight into the adoption process at Austin Dog Rescue.   I recently spoke to Austin Dog Rescue founder Joyce Martin about what it offers to adopting families and what the organization needs in return. I volunteered for ADR for many years when I lived in Texas, and it is hands-down the best nonprofit rescue I have… Read more »

Durango Telegraph: “Hope for the ‘midnight dog walkers’”

Local dog trainer Annie Phenix stands with her border collies, Echo and Radar, at her house near Ignacio. Phenix specializes in reactive and aggressive dogs, most of whom act out because of fear./Photo by Jennaye Derge. Hope for the ‘midnight dog walkers’ Trainer and author Annie Phenix helps troubled dogs and their handlers by Jen… Read more »

Durango Telegraph: “Hope for the ‘midnight dog walkers’”

Local dog trainer Annie Phenix stands with her border collies, Echo and Radar, at her house near Ignacio. Phenix specializes in reactive and aggressive dogs, most of whom act out because of fear./Photo by Jennaye Derge. Hope for the ‘midnight dog walkers’ Trainer and author Annie Phenix helps troubled dogs and their handlers by Jen… Read more »

How I Used Body Language to Teach a Jumping Dog to Sit and Stay

Jelly loved to jump up and say hello. By watching her body language during training, I was able to figure out how to keep her paws on the ground. It never ceases to amaze me how often, how quickly, and sometimes how subtly dogs communicate with us. During just about every consultation, I see the dog… Read more »

You Can Train Your Own Dog — Here’s How!

It can be a challenge to find the right trainer. Start helping your dog by training him yourself with these simple steps. I encourage pet parents to think of employing a dog trainer in the same way that they would a nutritionist. We all know how to eat healthily, correct? Sometimes, however, we have special dietary restrictions or conditions… Read more »

You Can Train Your Own Dog — Here’s How!

It can be a challenge to find the right trainer. Start helping your dog by training him yourself with these simple steps. I encourage pet parents to think of employing a dog trainer in the same way that they would a nutritionist. We all know how to eat healthily, correct? Sometimes, however, we have special dietary restrictions or conditions… Read more »