• Telling Tails

    Uh-oh, Oops, No, and Eh-eh’s

    Uh-oh, Oops, No, and Eh-eh’s This last weekend I had the fabulous opportunity to attend the Synergy Dog Sports Training Camp which brought together many dog trainers, dog sports competitors, and dog enthusiasts.  We were all there eager to learn how we can make our dogs lives better by improving…

  • Telling Tails

    Today my dog bit me

    Today my dog bit me Prudence, now three years old, has been with me since she was about ten weeks old.  Not a day has gone by where we haven’t worked on some aspect of training.  Our focus has been less on obedience skills and more on life skills.  We…

  • Telling Tails

    The Educated Dog Trainer

    The field of dog training is an unregulated one.  A fact that, unfortunately, is not common knowledge. Anyone can deem themselves a dog trainer if they feel the urge, no experience, or even an affinity for dogs, necessary.  Many different occupations are required to be licensed or certified by the…