Is “How Can I Get Him to Stop” The Right Training Goal?

The most common question we hear from pet owners is how they can get their dogs or cats to stop doing some behavior they don’t like.  Perhaps they want their dog to stop barking, their cat to stop spraying or urinating outside the litterbox, their cats or dogs to stop fighting or being destructive, or…

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Habits, Routines, and What’s Important to Dogs

We’ve been at our new “snowbird” townhome in Sun City AZ for a little over a week now.  It’s a bit of a change for Coral, our 8 year old field-bred Irish setter.  She’s accustomed to a decent sized backyard where she loves to spend time watching her birds and squirrels and burying an assortment…

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