Thursday, September 22, 2022
Teaching a 70 lb Service Dog to Tuck into a Tight Space!
- Paws Up (front paws only)
- All the Way Up (all paws up)
- Turn Around (spin or change directions)
- Sit & Down
- Chin (to do a chin rest on my lap)
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Fall is my favorite season and this year will be filled with all new types of FUN!
- Beginning Nov 1st I will no longer be taking any new clients until 2023!
- Nov 6th-12th I will be totally out of service.
- And for the rest of November I will easy back into virtual services.
With this rather unexpected health issue taking me out for the end of 2022, I'm going to schedule a very busy fall season from now to Nov 1st! This will include both in-person and virtual services
Full Fall Opportunities for Local ClientsTuesday Morning Travelers Club
This group will meet at various locations around Iron Mountain & Norway to work on new environmental processing, leash management techniques, reaction to distraction responses. The location will change each week therefore you must join the club via text message to 906-399-0548 to learn the secret location.
Full Fall Opportunities for Virtual Clients
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Reactive Dog Struggles and Strategies
As any dog parent who is struggling with a reactive dog knows, life is spent in management and/or response mode. The dog can only be walked certain routes or certain times a day, guests are a rare occasion, and the idea of taking this dog in vacation is terrifying. As owners we often feel ashamed of our dog's behaviors and may get bothered by other dogs being able to enjoy a park or hiking trail. Owners often become reactive too, yelling for other people to leash their dog, pulling their dog in tighter and tighter as a person/dog walks passed, and yes venting about encounters on social media. But really reactive dog owners often feel bad for their dogs, are frustrated because they don't know what to do, and resort to lashing out at others.
- TO BE SAFE!
- To create distance from others.
- To love and care for their dog the best they can.
What is REACTIVE?
There is a solution for both over-reactive and aggressive dogs!
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