Training your pets; what is it?

What is training when it comes to your pet? Training your pet is a really good idea.  They don’t think the way we do and usually don’t understand what we expect of them, so we need to help them out a bit. But what IS training when it comes to your pet, exactly?  Training is […]

Dog Training Book Review; 101 Dog Tricks. Great training book!

Dog training book review; 101 Dog Tricks Why do a book review about dog training? If you’re like me, you’re always looking for new ways to improve, but you don’t have time to read every book out there. I hope my review will help you sort through the less than useful to find this very […]

Dog training from a trainer’s perspective. How to train your own dog.

Training your own dog with a trainer’s advice Dog training is very simply training a dog to behave a certain way. You can find tons of people who call themselves dog trainers, but not all of them are created equal. I talked to Lauren Miller of to get her take on this complicated subject. Here’s what […]

Positive reinforcement training; The power of using positive reinforcement

What is positive reinforcement training and why am I talking about it? I don’t call myself a trainer. Even though I have dogs, cats and horses, I am far from an expert in their training. What is reinforcement training? Reinforcement training, aka positive reinforcement training, uses the idea that a positive reinforcer given after a […]