Posts by: Darcie

Proper Dog Etiquette

Is it appropriate to let your dog greet and play with every dog they meet on the street? Since dogs are social creatures, do they need to make new friends every day? What do you do if you’re walking your…

Building Comfort Around Your Dogs Food Bowl

True or False: You need to take your dogs food away from him while he’s eating to teach him that you’re allowed to do that. This video answers that and gives you a two-part exercise on how to a) teach…

Get Your Socks On!!

This post is a little different than my others because it’s a giveaway! Ever wanted to put your dog on a pair of socks? Now’s your chance, but only if you act quickly! The first 10 people to follow the…

Housetraining 101

While there are no shortcuts to housetraining a dog or puppy, there are plenty of things you need to do to ensure the process doesn’t take an unnecessarily long amount of time. Whether it’s a puppy I am raising or…

Come Command Do’s and Don’t’s

‘Come’ is the one command that almost everyone struggle’s with at some point and, for some of you, that struggle is a daily occurrence. Let’s be honest, most of us (yes, even me) have had the experience of being left…

Teaching Your Dog To Love Being Caught

If you have a dog who refuses to be caught when he is off leash, always running away every time you reach for him, this video is for you. For some dogs, playing the Gotcha Game alone has completely curbed…

Teaching Your Dog to Drop A Toy

Now, be honest. How many times has your dog picked something up that he shouldn’t have or stolen a ball from another dog at the park and then, for the life of you, you couldn’t get it back from him?…

How to Fade the Food Lure

Having a dog that “only works for food” or “only listens if he knows I have a cookie” is one of the most common complaints I hear. So today I want to teach you how to eliminate the food lure…