David

David is an active dog trainer and competitor in numerous dog sports. In 2015, he represented USA at the World Championships for Mondioring. He also actively competes in trials and competitions all around the country, and has won several awards.

Pet Training Tips: Use Rewards for Positive Reinforcement

Pet training strategies – more specifically, dog training strategies – have changed over the past few years, in response to a more comprehensive understanding of canine psychology and behavior. Gone are the days when effective dog trainers forced an animal’s compliance using heavy-handed tactics or dominance-based approaches. Today we know that the successful basis for …

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Fireworks

While you celebrate your independence, remember these tips to keep your dog safely confined for the fireworks. Sean Knudsen, Trainer Innovative K9 Academy   My girl, Kimora, is a border collie German shepherd mix. She is one of the sweetest and most well-trained dogs in the state of Utah. She is fabulous. I can heel …

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