Lesson #25: Trust and Respect.

Lesson #25: Trust and Respect.

Trust and respect lies at the core of any sound relationship. This is a little fact that transcends any species. Every solid relationship stems from, what I call, “the trust and respect factor”. If this doesn’t exist, there’s nowhere from which...
Lesson #22: Never judge a book by its cover.

Lesson #22: Never judge a book by its cover.

Firstly, we should never judge. Everyone has a story and is working through their own unique and very individual sets of challenges and obstacles as they grow, learn, evolve and become. Secondly, don’t always believe what you think or see. Although we have 6...
Lesson #23: Respect my personal space.

Lesson #23: Respect my personal space.

Personal space means just as much to dogs as it does for us humans, and it’s their personal right to have it. People are constantly forcing themselves into dogs’ personal space. While some dogs may not take issue with this, others just might; which could...
Lesson #16: Consider the source.

Lesson #16: Consider the source.

We love Bandaids. We rely on them and seek them out in, pretty much, all things. We live in a world where business is strategically designed around these bandaids, oftentimes masked to make us feel it’s with our best interest at heart (doctors, vets, product and...
Lesson #14: Stand Your Ground.

Lesson #14: Stand Your Ground.

Training Dog is about relationship. Partnership. Team building. Establishing a mutual line of effective communication. Dogs challenge us in a number of ways to step up and into our strength. Our power. That space of calm and assuredness we all have within. Standing...