• The Positive Reinforcement ONLY Propaganda

    Positive reinforcement is a term that can be seen and heard quite frequently in relation to dog training.  As with many things related to the “Dog Training” world, how and when it’s applied while working with dogs is where the controversy ensues.

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  • 8 Tips For Introducing Dogs For The First Time

    One of the most common questions I get asked is how to introduce dogs to each other for the 1st time.  Whether you’re bringing a new dog into your home or bringing your dog to a friend or family member’s house that have a dog, here are some tips that we use to set up the best possible outcome.

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  • Dog Psychology Before Dog Training

    Dog Training, everyone has heard of it.  Dog Psychology, not so much.  Somewhere in history, society’s notion of achieving a well behaved dog became based on obedience (sit, stay, down, come, heel, etc.)  Dog Psychology is something that most people, including many “dog trainers,” don’t know about or really understand which, in my opinion, is why so many people are not finding success in achieving a balanced and well behaved dog.

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  • The Standard of Dog Walking: Tips for Finding a Great Dog Walker

    What does the standard dog walking company consider a dog walk?  What do most dog owners expect from a dog walk?

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  • Showing Respect to Dogs and Dog Owners

    Something that I see way too often is the lack of respect that people show to dogs and dog owners.  I literally see it and experience it on a daily basis when walking my packs throughout Hoboken.

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  • The Most Controversial Tool in Dog Training

    One of the most controversial tools in the world of dog training and dog behavior is the e-collar also known as the remote collar.

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  • The Ultimate Reward

    On the last day, Brother Christopher described something that really hit home.  He said the ultimate reward for a dog is inclusion.  What he means by this is that the ultimate reward for a dog is including them in your life.

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  • Calm Assertive Energy

    What exactly is calm assertive energy?  How do you stay in that state at all times?  What's more important, the calm part or the assertive part?  These are a few of the many questions that I get asked all the time when working with dogs.

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  • Meeting a Dog the Right Way

    You're probably asking yourself, what's the big deal with meeting a new dog right?  Well in reality it's a huge deal from a dog's perspective and unfortunately the majority of people are misinformed when it comes to meeting a dog they don't know.

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  • Mastering the Walk

    Here are 7 tips to help you establish yourself as the pack leader and master the walk.

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