Tell Us What You Really Think

By Susan Nilson and Angelica Steinker  Amongst dog trainers and enthusiasts, Dr. Gregory Berns is probably best ...
Teaching Recall: A New Standard

Teaching Recall: A New Standard

A favorite expression amongst pet trainers is that we should aim to have a “constructional approach” to changing ...
Everything Was Fine Until…

Everything Was Fine Until…

I’m reminded of a young dog who had been housebroken, but suddenly began to refuse to go out in the backyard and ...
Setting the Right Criteria

Setting the Right Criteria

Why do trainers and dogs reach these impasses? When progress plateaus, trainers begin to consider more invasive ...
Learning to Love the Business Side of Your Business

Learning to Love the Business Side of Your Business

Here’s the honest truth – it’s hard to run a successful business. Let’s face it, you got into this because you ...
E-Fence Fallout

E-Fence Fallout

Labradoodle Charlee...started to respond fearfully when the telephone answering machine beeped. She became afraid ...

Goals in Dog Training: Outcome or Behavior – Which Do You Control?

By Niki Tudge One of the most common mistakes we see dog training professionals make is to try to impart their ...

PPG Summit 2020 Sessions: Tell Me Who You Are – Understanding the Individual Dog

BARKS presents session details from PPG's 2020 Summit and Workshops in Phoenix, Arizona Session ...

Phoenix Blog Competition: Mookie’s Tale

By Kim Geisert The gray and white male pit bull was covered in blood. It was flowing down his face, running ...

PPG Summit 2020 Sessions: Canine Welfare – What Is It and How Do We Measure It?

BARKS presents session details from PPG's 2020 Summit and Workshops in Phoenix, Arizona Session ...

Message Received!

By Suzanne Clothier At the heart of any relationship is communication. On so many levels, how effectively we ...