Essential Skills and Safety Tips for Long Leashes

In a previous blog post, I explored how decompression walks can benefit your dog. Here, I'll dive into more practical tips regarding the leash skills you might need for these types of walks. How do you do a "decompression walk" when being off-leash is not a suitable option? While you can take a decompression walk … Continue reading Essential Skills and Safety Tips for Long Leashes

My #1 Tip for Behavior Problem Prevention

If I told you that there was an ethical method that prevented many behavior problems in domesticated dogs…would you use it? The Animal in the Zoo I was introduced to this thought exercise in a podcast by Sarah Stremming. You can find her Cog Dog Radio podcast here. It’s one of my favorite things to … Continue reading My #1 Tip for Behavior Problem Prevention