Training should be based in ethics and behavioral science. Positive reinforcement is not only proven to be the most effective and ethical way to teach a dog, it also promotes a dog's self confidence and a better relationship between dog and human. My goal is not to magically “fix” undesired behaviors, but to understand the reason behind a behavior and then find ways to effectively and humanely address the underlying issue.
Training should improve the everyday life of you and your dog. I focus on finding straightforward, concrete solutions for each individual that will make daily life easier and more fulfilling.
Training should promote strong relationships. A healthy relationship is founded on communication, understanding, and respect. My training focuses on sharing ways to strengthen this relationship between a dog and his people.
Training should be fun. Successful and sustainable training is joyful, exciting, and fun -- for both you and your dog!
We believe in the power of positive reinforcement and play, in the development of mutual respect through building solid relationships, and in the importance of understanding and meeting each individual where they are.