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.

Humane and effective e-collars for dog training

E-collars for Effective Dog Training: Busting the Myths

E-collars, aka electronic or remote training collars, are an important part of the professional dog trainer’s tool kit. Unfortunately, the many myths perpetuated about these helpful training aids have created a culture of fear surrounding what some call “shock collars.” Many of the most compassionate and ethical dog trainers in the world use electronic collars to assist them in the process. Without these …

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Dog behavioral problems: jealousy & possessiveness

Possessiveness: A Dog Behavioral Problem You Should Worry About?

If your dog displays possessive or jealous tendencies, it may potentially turn into a behavioral problem that warrants concern. Typically, these behaviors emerge in response to a major change in your household. You may get another pet, start dating someone new, bring in a roommate or have a baby, any of which can prompt your …

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red flag puppy behaviors

Call a Dog Trainer for These “Red Flag: Puppy Behaviors

Although a dog trainer can be helpful at any stage of your pet’s life, some situations create a more pressing need for an experienced professional.  Most puppies exhibit a fairly standard lineup of behaviors. Some pups, however, exhibit what industry professionals refer to as red flag behaviors. If you notice any of these characteristics in your …

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