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3 Leash Training Techniques To Help A Dog That Pulls

By |2020-07-28T04:54:39+00:00November 9th, 2016|Behavior, Dog Care|

Walking your dog—in theory—is a wonderful way to relax and get some exercise. Imagine a gorgeous fall day, leaves changing all around you, a light breeze blowing, and a slight chill to the air. You stroll through the red falling leaves while your sweet dog trots along at your side. Perfection. I think this is what most people picture when they

Living With Multiple Pets Safely And Happily

By |2020-07-28T04:55:25+00:00November 9th, 2016|Behavior|

Since I was 22, and have almost always lived in a multiple pet household. It was usually dogs and cats, but there were an assortment of reptiles, small and furries, and amphibians as well. The most educational were my years spent fostering rescue dogs with Underdog Rescue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition my own pup, Miles Davis,

Dog Training For Adolescent Dogs

By |2020-07-28T04:55:36+00:00November 9th, 2016|Behavior, Dog Care|

Teenage years are rough for both children and parents! Hormones are raging and boundaries are tested, creating a lot of tension in the home. We’ve all been there—those of us that have raised children have been there twice or more! There are many correlations between human and canine development and adolescence is certainly one of them! We

Moving With A Dog — Tips To Make Your Move With Your Dog Easier

By |2020-07-28T04:55:46+00:00November 9th, 2016|Dog Care|

Most of us have to relocate with our animals at least once in our lives, and it can be very stressful for both humans and animals! Recently, I packed up my car and moved from Los Angeles to Seattle with two dogs and bearded dragon and while it wasn’t easy, my animals were as comfortable as possible.

Positive Reinforcement And The “I Voted” Sticker Selfie

By |2020-07-28T04:55:50+00:00November 9th, 2016|Behavior|

In our dog training programs, our methods are based in positive reinforcement, which is when we reward behaviors we like to increase the likelihood of that behavior happening again. There’s a reason that positive reinforcement (and not punishment-based training) is such a thing right now: it’s been proven to be extremely effective because it’s based on the

The Best Collars, Leashes, And Harnesses For Walking Your Dog

By |2020-07-28T04:56:10+00:00November 8th, 2016|Behavior, Dog Care|

If you are a dog owner, I’m sure you know the overwhelming feeling of wandering through the aisles of a pet supply store, or pouring over the thousands of options for collars, leashes, and harnesses online. Well, those days are over, because we have done the work for you! Here's a helpful list of dog collars, leashes,

Testimonial-Tonya Cox

By |2014-05-24T01:20:01+00:00May 24th, 2014|Testimonials|

 "I brought my two dogs to Jen….Max a SUPER energized and very hyperactive Miniature Schnauzer puppy and Simba, a mellow yet often defiant Yorkshire Terrier.  After a few sessions, I realized that Jen has a "sixth sense" about dog behavior and how to solve problems when they occur.  What I appreciate about Jen is she works well with dogs and she does

Testimonial-Alexandra Taylor

By |2014-05-24T00:17:00+00:00May 24th, 2014|Testimonials|

"Our history with Jen Gorman goes back almost eight years, when as new owners of a high energy Golden Retriever puppy, we signed up for a Puppy class with Jen.  Neither of us had any experience with training a dog . . all we knew is that we wanted our soon-to-be “big” dog to be well-behaved and obedient.  Jen was patient with

Testimonial-Abigail Sullivan-Bayer

By |2014-05-24T00:12:32+00:00May 24th, 2014|Testimonials|

"A great dog trainer has to be able to use her knowledge and experience to quickly assess what will work in the most efficient way for each individual owner and each individual dog in each individual situation. A great dog trainer is not only exceptionally good at reading behavior, communicating with and educating all types of dogs (ages, breeds, temperaments, drives, etc.)