Gentle Guidance Dog Training in Santa Clarita

Gentle Guidance Dog Training in Santa Clarita Gentle Guidance Dog Training offers training and behavior modification in the Santa Clarita Valley. Gentle, positive methods only. Longtime local resident with over 25 years experience. For more info please visit www.gentleguidance4dogs.com.
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Thanks to Modern Dog Magazine for sharing my article and getting the education out about Siberian huskies.
02/13/2020
So You Think You Want a Husky?

Thanks to Modern Dog Magazine for sharing my article and getting the education out about Siberian huskies.

I’ve been involved in wolf, wolfdog and dog rescue for something like 30 years. I’ve volunteered for and have been employed by L.A. city shelters. I’ve worked for a respected rescue group. In addition to being a professional trainer and behavior specialist, I now volunteer at an L.A. County sh...

Updated with new resources and information. The basics plus a lot more you haven't thought of! Bookmark and save for you...
09/16/2019
How to Find a Lost Dog: Tried & True Methods, and Some You Haven’t Considered

Updated with new resources and information. The basics plus a lot more you haven't thought of! Bookmark and save for yourself or others who might need it.

NOTE: The original version of this post was from 2013. I’ve added a lot more info and resources to this updated version. If you’re missing a dog, please read thoroughly. This week’s pos…

Is it really "finders keepers" when you find a stray dog? Check out my latest Wilde About Dogs blog post for the real st...
09/16/2019
It’s Not Your Dog!

Is it really "finders keepers" when you find a stray dog? Check out my latest Wilde About Dogs blog post for the real story.

Just this week, I’ve run across no fewer than three separate situations in which someone had found a dog and was considering what to do with it. One person was concerned with how well the dog was g…

A post I wrote a while back and unfortunately, is something I still hear from time to time.
08/15/2019
“My Dog Bit Someone–Out of Nowhere!”

A post I wrote a while back and unfortunately, is something I still hear from time to time.

Those are the words I heard when I picked up the telephone this morning. The caller was understandably distraught. Her 16-month-old German shepherd had bitten a visitor, a man who had not been to t…

What? You haven't signed up yet for Training Tip Tuesdays? Better hurry! Today's tip is one of my favorites.  :)  Go to ...
07/30/2019

What? You haven't signed up yet for Training Tip Tuesdays? Better hurry! Today's tip is one of my favorites. :) Go to www.nicolewilde.com and click on Join Nicole's Inside Scoop. (Tips go out every Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. PST)

Is that dog really being compliant, or could it be learned helplessness? Click on the blog post below to find out the di...
06/19/2019
Learned Helplessness

Is that dog really being compliant, or could it be learned helplessness? Click on the blog post below to find out the difference.

Bob and Molly have a female spaniel mix named Ginger. Ginger is known to have fear issues, specifically, a fear of Bob. This Bob-o-phobia is not due to his ev

Tomorrow's "Training Tips Tuesday" offers an easy way to teach a common obedience behavior, along with a trick to help s...
06/17/2019

Tomorrow's "Training Tips Tuesday" offers an easy way to teach a common obedience behavior, along with a trick to help small dogs. If you haven't signed up yet, head to www.nicolewilde.com and click on "Join Nicole's Inside Scoop" email list. Happy training!

"Don't Assume My Dog is Friendly!" I wish this blog wasn't necessary.
06/11/2019
Don't Assume My Dog is Friendly!

"Don't Assume My Dog is Friendly!" I wish this blog wasn't necessary.

It happened again. I was walking along a park trail with Bodhi, enjoying the 6 a.m. calm. Suddenly, a man walking 3 dogs appeared...

This blog post I wrote a while back sums up my feelings about how we should be working with dogs--or any animal.
05/24/2019
Cooperation or Coercion?

This blog post I wrote a while back sums up my feelings about how we should be working with dogs--or any animal.

I recently ran across a Facebook post by a trainer friend. It pictured him with a client’s dog. The dog was a large mastiff, and the text read, “He and I weigh the same, so cooperation is important…

You might think that as a trainer my answer would be, "Of course!" Well....read on.
05/14/2019
Should You Expect Total Compliance at All Times?

You might think that as a trainer my answer would be, "Of course!" Well....read on.

In a recent conversation with another dog owner, I heard this phrase: “She’s being a little s#*%!” When I asked what she meant, she replied that Ginger, her v

Is your dog's play too rough? Here's how to tell.
05/10/2019
Is Your Dog's Play Too Rough?

Is your dog's play too rough? Here's how to tell.

How can you tell when dogs are playing too rough? Canine body language is part of the answer. Learn the warnings signs so your dog stays safe and play doesn't b

Do you frequent dog parks? Here are my thoughts.
05/07/2019
Are Dog Parks Worth the Risk?

Do you frequent dog parks? Here are my thoughts.

Recently, a woman took her dog to the dog park for some fun and exercise. She envisioned him frolicking with other dogs and coming home happy and tired. Inste

"The Threat of Stillness" addresses one of the most important parts of aggressive canine body language, and one that is ...
05/04/2019
The Threat of Stillness

"The Threat of Stillness" addresses one of the most important parts of aggressive canine body language, and one that is often overlooked. Please take a moment to read, and stay safe.

The body language involved in dog aggression is often misunderstood. Which dog is more dangerous: a lunging, barking dog or one who stands stock still staring?

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