Training Tip Tuesday – Social Distancing Challenge: Train for Meals

In this new era of social distancing, my training tips will focus on activities you can do at home with your dog to exercise them, both mentally and physically, otherwise known in the force-free dog training community as "canine enrichment." In fact, I am challenging you to do some sort of enrichment activity with your … Continue reading Training Tip Tuesday – Social Distancing Challenge: Train for Meals

Training Tip Tuesday – Counter Surfing

Millie is a master counter surfer.  Soon after we moved into our current home, she discovered that the counter produced really amazing rewards (thanks to a new housemate who hadn't lived with counter-surfing dogs before).  Really, what’s more rewarding to a dog than an entire defrosting pork loin?  It’s like winning the doggy lottery, so … Continue reading Training Tip Tuesday – Counter Surfing