Dog Training Story- ‘Max’ -The movie

This is not the typical dog training story. The movie ‘Max,’ will be released on June 26. It’s about a teenager dealing with the loss of his brother, a United States Marine killed in action in Afghanistan. Surviving the attack that killed his handler and now retired is Max, a heroic Belgian

and military dog who […]

By |June 18th, 2015|New dog ownership, Safety and security|0 Comments

Dog Days of Summer Dog Safety

Summertime is fun time for you and your dog to enjoy the sunshine and outdoors. But it also presents situations that can be dangerous for your pet. By educating yourself and taking some precautions you can lessen the chance of injury or illness for your dog this summer:
Watch Out for the Dog Days of Summer


By |May 11th, 2015|Safety and security|0 Comments

Dog training and child safety

As an Atlanta dog trainer I’m always concerned when I see stories about dog bites. Recently I saw in the news that a newly adopted Bulldog severely bit a four year old child. The child was trying to stop the dog from going outside. Why any parent would put their four year old child in […]

Control your dog

It’s great to be able to walk your dog off leash and in spite of leash laws that forbid it in Atlanta; I don’t have a problem with people walking their dog off leash if the dog is under control. This morning I was walking my dog on Highland Ave when I spotted a small […]

By |November 5th, 2014|Control|0 Comments

Help your dog survive Halloween

Halloween is a particularly challenging holiday for some dogs. It presents the stimuli that can make dogs crazy with alarm and reactivity: a doorbell ringing constantly; the dog’s humans – sometimes with scary hats and wigs – running to that door repeatedly and opening it wide; truly terrifying masks and costumes on little people who […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Safety and security|0 Comments

Walk my dog on my left or right?

If you have ever been to a dog training class or worked with a professional trainer you were most likely taught to walk your dog on your left side. You may have wondered why the left and not the right or why does it matter. If you are planning on showing your dog you will […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Habits|0 Comments