Mr. N’s tag reads: I think I can. After the little engine that could. It’s a perfect mantra for him. He’s the little off-breed underdog who people don’t take seriously. That’s also the training mantr
New year, new dog training goals. Mr. N’s 2018 dog training goals include a mix of titles, behavioral modification and new tricks. We took a hiatus from titles last year but this year I’m hoping
If you ask Mr. N, he’s practically perfect in every way. The real test is what would Santa say? Is he on the naughty or nice list this year? Naughty Car: He’s still unhappy about
Sometimes you just can’t deal with your bored dog. You need your dog to settle down. Maybe you’re sick or really stressed out or juggling multiple other tasks but your dog is pacing and whining and throwing
Having people over can be a fraught time for people with dogs. Not only do you have to make sure the house is presentable and free of dog toy trip hazards but you have to
You’re calling and calling your dog but he won’t come. He’s digging a hole in the backyard and won’t stop. Why won’t your dog listen to you? Think about the reasons why your dog might
How do you prepare your dog for natural disasters and evacuations? September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and it’s important to make sure every member of the household is prepared for natural disasters including t
Woe is the dog who has had surgery and put on life restriction. How do you deal with a dog on restricted exercise and recovering from surgery? After his dental cleaning and eight(!) extractions, Mr.
Training the dog is sometimes the easiest part. But how do you train the humans to appropriately train and interact with your dog? Much like you train your dog. With positive reinforcement, management and redirection.
One time I came home to discover Mr. N all tangled in a reusable shopping bag with the straps looped around his neck. He was so excited to see me he didn’t care but I