Henry – Dealings at the Dog Park

“We’ve been watching Henry at the dog park…there are other dogs who play too rough with him. In those cases he spends a lot of time hiding under benches. For the first time yesterday, he snapped aggressively at another small dog who had cornered him multiple times under a bench. Would the best thing to…

Mia Bella – Building patience in food-driven dogs

Mia Bella is highly food motivated. This means she’ll sit, paw, and jump through hoops for food. Of course, this could also mean that she doesn’t do much if there’s no treat in hand. From a trainer’s perspective, being food motivated is great because I know how to get her to do things for me…

Ginger at the School of Life!

Ginger, our 1.5 yr Golden Retriever recently visited the School of Life, a school for children from lower socio-economic backgrounds in Mumbai, India. The school emphasizes speaking in English and provides extra help in the regular school subjects like math and geography. Ginger visited the children to reduce their fear in dogs, and learn about handing…

Why is Ginger Barking every evening?

Ginger gets two meals, morning walks, evening walks, play dates and a lot of love and affection. She seems to have a content life. One day, she started barking in the evening. That was a bit unnatural. Maybe she wanted to pee. She was allowed outside, and, turns out, she did want to pee! The…