What’s the best way to bring a new dog into my household? I am a proud hu-mom to a total of five critters, four of whom live full time in my house. I have three dogs, a horse and a cat (who hasn’t decided on his official species designation.) Through my career as a trainer […]
If you have an active dog (or dogs) like I do, the hot summers of Phoenix are extra brutal. My dogs and I come down with summertime cabin fever, but we are trapped in the A/C most of the time. Insert…Dog Games! I had to learn to change my own perspective on exercising my dogs […]
How I Became a Dog Trainer… ~ By Jaymie Cardin I became a dog trainer because it’s the only thing I have ever wanted to do. Well, maybe not the only thing. I toyed with the idea of zookeeper or dog groomer; but that was before I knew dog training could be my sole career. […]
Animal Assisted Therapy Society is starting to recognize that dogs have more value to offer those in need beyond the scope of assisting the physically handicapped. A well trained obedient dog can offer a tremendous service to hurting people. The concept and merit of “animal assisted therapy” is well known and accepted. Even despite the […]
We Have Movie Stars in Our Midst!! Debby Boehm’s Beyond Obedience Dog Training students recently took time from their class and created their first movie! Watch as Puddy, Lola, Sasha, Bailey & Bentley show us how they “Give Back” to others.