Welcome to our new website!

Episodes

Feb. 18, 2020

Episode 71 Consent and Cooperative Care

In the first part we'll talk about what consent is and why it's important. In the second part we'll talk about consent as communi…

Episode page
Feb. 11, 2020

Episode 70 A Trip Into "Crazy Land"

In the first part we'll discuss what we would do if were "in crazy land" and wanted to teach dogs to be aggressive for grooming a…

Episode page
Feb. 4, 2020

Episode 69 Planning For Pain And Discomfort.

In the first part we'll go over some questions for owners to find out how their dog responds when they don't want ro be touched. …

Episode page
Jan. 28, 2020

Episode 68 Why are people reluctant to try?

This week we'll talk about why some people aren't ready to try to teach dogs to be good for grooming, vet visits, and home care. …

Episode page
Jan. 21, 2020

Episode 67 Every Dog, Every Time, and Every Situation

This week we'll talk about what we should try with Every Dog, Every Time, and in Every Situation. --- Send in a voice message:…

Episode page
Jan. 14, 2020

Episode 66 A "Quick Answer" Isn't Always A Good Idea.

This week we're talking about answering questions with more questions and clue gathering. How does that work when we talk about a…

Episode page
Jan. 7, 2020

Episode 65 Train Your Dog Month!

January is train your dog month. We'll be discussing what training is and how we can encourage owners to continue to train during…

Episode page
Jan. 1, 2020

Episode 64 What owners can do with puppies

This week we'll talk about some puppies that I'm working with. In the first part we'll talk about breaking things into tiny steps…

Episode page
Dec. 24, 2019

Episode 63 Patience

This week we're talking about patience and 3 strategies to help us be patient. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/…

Episode page
Dec. 17, 2019

Episode 62 Understanding other dog professions

This week we're talking about the importance of having a working knowledge of other dog professions. Learning more about how dogs…

Episode page
Dec. 10, 2019

Episode 61 For Owners- and the Pros Who Work With Them.

This week is for the owners. Have you ever said phrases like "He doesn't let me", "..but she doesn't like it", "I've tried everyt…

Episode page
Dec. 3, 2019

Episode 60 What Is "Humane"?

This week we're talking about "Humane". What does it mean? How do we define int? How do we operationalize it? --- Send in a vo…

Episode page
Nov. 26, 2019

Episode 59 Struggling And Fighting

This week we're talking about dogs who struggle and fight with us and why struggling and fighting with them makes things worse. …

Episode page
Nov. 19, 2019

Episode 58 A puppy grooming and touching in training lessons

In the first part we'll talk about my grooming appointment with a new puppy. In the second part we'll talk about adding touching …

Episode page
Nov. 12, 2019

Episode 57 Trust Starts At Home

In the first part we'll talk about some things that owners can do at home. In the second part we'll talk about speeding up the pr…

Episode page
Nov. 5, 2019

Episode 56 Behavior Problems During The Holiday Rush

This week we're talking about handling the pressure of getting perfect holiday trims on dogs with behavior issues. --- Send in…

Episode page
Oct. 29, 2019

Episode 55 Scratch Boards and Lifting Dogs

In the first part we'll talk about scratch boards aka nail boards and if they're a good idea. In the second part we'll talk about…

Episode page
Oct. 22, 2019

Episode 54 Still and Wggles

In the first part we're talking about using wiggle breaks to reward still. In the second part we talk more about why standing sti…

Episode page
Oct. 15, 2019

Episode 53 Is Mixing Methods A Good Idea?

This week we're talking about mixing methods and why I don't recomend it. We'll also talk about why Calm, Comfortable, and Cooper…

Episode page
Oct. 8, 2019

Episode 52 Consent In Grooming

This week we're discussing consent, start behaviors, nose targeting, chin targeting and how it all relates to dog grooming. --- …

Episode page
Oct. 1, 2019

Episode 51 Observing Body Language

Thie week we're talking about observing body language and gathering clues. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cre…

Episode page
Sept. 24, 2019

Episode 50 Three Easy Steps

In the first part we'll talk about three steps. Step one- What is the complaint, problem, and/or issue. Step two- gather clues. S…

Episode page
Sept. 17, 2019

Episode 49 Do we need to win when we work with dogs?

In the first part will talk about if we "need to win" and what it means to have an adversarial roll with the dogs we're working w…

Episode page
Sept. 10, 2019

Episode 48 Using Treats For Grooming

In the first part we'll talk about Classical Conditioning and using treats to make things fun. In the second part we'll talk abou…

Episode page