Angel Lawson Cpdt-Ka

Angel Lawson Cpdt-Ka Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) Day Training, Private Sessions, Virtual Classes, Behavi

Boop🫵🏼Happy Post Turkey Day🦃 to you and your furry companions—love this little turkey🥹 ,  ,  ,  ,  ,
11/25/2022

Boop🫵🏼

Happy Post Turkey Day🦃 to you and your furry companions—love this little turkey🥹

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Not my dog struggling to find a ball and casually substituting an orange instead…😂🤣  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,
11/02/2022

Not my dog struggling to find a ball and casually substituting an orange instead…😂🤣

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Don’t let this cute little mischievous face fool you 😂Somebody (and I’ll give you one guess who🙄) decided to take it upo...
10/26/2022

Don’t let this cute little mischievous face fool you 😂

Somebody (and I’ll give you one guess who🙄) decided to take it upon themselves to chase the ducks and the squirrels and a rabbit this morning! Hello autumn, thanks for stopping by and putting everything we worked on to the test 😅

I wish I could say her amazing recall worked, I wish I could say that I was more exciting than all the furry creatures out there! Nope, not in the slightest chance—she booked it and I’m sharing this because Sh*t happens(pardon my swearing but I’m still trying to slow down my heart rate as I type this🥵) my very well trained puppy decided to do a runner and she went out of sight, jumped in a pond and had the best time ever—is she a bad dog, no absolutely not she did what she loves to do, be a dog 😂 (she did however get hosed down **cue puppy eyes🥺 cuz she smelt something foul🤢), luckily she has updated identification on her in two places the harness, and the collar. We also have an Apple ID tag in her harness that tracks her movements😅

She got back to us with the help of a lovely person but even the best dogs and best trainers make mistakes because we’re not and they’re not absolutely perfect all the time. Luckily this story had a happy ending but as a tip from Busy and I, go easy on yourselves and them when mistakes happen. It’s easy to be triggered and feel like punishing your dog for running away and ignoring you but I’m afraid that she would learn coming back to me is a bad thing and that’s the last thing I want her to learn. One helpful reminder…be sure to check your id tags are up to date and secure and if it’s feasibly possible look into a tracking device especially this time of year—the squirrels and rabbits are on point!🐿️🍁🐇

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“PEACE!?! I hate the word as I hate hell and all Montagues.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet[when your cat 🐈‍⬛be...
10/09/2022

“PEACE!?! I hate the word as I hate hell and all Montagues.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

[when your cat 🐈‍⬛becomes their name—Mr. Tibbs aka Tybalt ‘Prince of cats’]

This toy has been LONG overdue! 😂 I know….I know, how is it possible that this border collie hasn’t (until now) sunk her...
08/20/2022

This toy has been LONG overdue! 😂

I know….I know, how is it possible that this border collie hasn’t (until now) sunk her teeth into a sheep shaped stuffie?!?!

Busy & Lambchop together at last!💕🥹

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08/01/2022

Busy, Mr. Tibbs & Myself would like to thank you for your patience as we take a mini-break from social media at this time. 😌

We are taking a time out to focus on the arrival of our baby BUT we’ll be back soon!

Now that these two are fast becoming best buds😅 I still have plenty of work to do to help with the new changes coming our way and helping these two adjust to life with their new, tiny human🥹

In the meantime, check out our amazing colleagues and friends , , , for some amazing content❤️

Much love and many thanks from my fur family to yours🥰

Do you have a dog that hangs out under furniture like it’s a special fort🏰with VIP access only?😂I’d be curious to see if...
07/29/2022

Do you have a dog that hangs out under furniture like it’s a special fort🏰with VIP access only?😂

I’d be curious to see if this is a border collie trait or if she truly just learned this from her older cat brother?

Share the laughs and tag us in a photo or share your dog’s favorite secret hiding spots!! 🤫

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You can teach a cat to DO ANYTHING that they FEEL LIKE doing😏Happy Friday All💕 ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  ,
07/22/2022

You can teach a cat to DO ANYTHING that they FEEL LIKE doing😏

Happy Friday All💕

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06/21/2022

Stop. Be still. And watch as the sunset paints the sky with its magic✨

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Ok…If you don’t have a collar from  yet, please go get one and support an awesome small business!We just had this collar...
05/23/2022

Ok…If you don’t have a collar from yet, please go get one and support an awesome small business!

We just had this collar custom made for Busy Bee using the ‘Busy Bee’ pattern and had her name embroidered as well! It fits my girl perfectly and the whole process speaking with Jacki Ristich (the creator and shop owner) was amazing!

I definitely couldn’t resist recommending her shop and I look forward to seeing all the new designs she adds so I can give her all my money again soon! 😂😂 Thank you Jacki❤️ for your beautiful work and talent!🐶

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We have a vet visit tomorrow for his booster! And I needed to stop and give this adorable 7month old credit where credit...
05/19/2022

We have a vet visit tomorrow for his booster! And I needed to stop and give this adorable 7month old credit where credit is due! [[promise to include more of his training videos in the future]]

We’ve been working on his carrier training since the moment he was adopted in February at 4months old. And he’s still smashing it to the point that I often find him in moments like this hanging out in his carrier, no matter which room I place it in…he finds it and lounges 🥹

I could not say this for our previous cat and as a cat lover, I always felt so guilty about how stressful vet visits can be for them—so ofcourse I wanted to grow as a trainer and help this little shy and nervous bean develop into a confident adult!

Yes we train…yes we do tricks and all of this bonding and training has helped him to cope to changes in his environment and new people so easily…especially when we decided to add a 5mos. old puppy to the family! 😅

He LOVES training and if you’ve had the pleasure of joining me on virtual classes you may have seen him make his presence known for his training time…he can be very demanding lol! Way to go Tibby toes❤️

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Settle Update! 🥹This little cute candid shot of Busy settling in the front room followed by a nap(she found a ball that ...
05/10/2022

Settle Update!

🥹This little cute candid shot of Busy settling in the front room followed by a nap(she found a ball that I had missed ofcourse🤦🏻‍♀️) just a reminder to me that when she is done relaxing, her ball will be the priority😂

We’ve been working on the goal of a whole month of settle, relaxation and calm exercises…adding duration, distraction and distance. I’m looking forward to the end result but I can already see improvements in her ability to settle on her own more regularly.

The most useful locations currently for this behavior is at home, around the dinner table, around the cat, at the front door and in the kitchen (instead of counter-surfing). But I hope to transition this behavior to the great outdoors, and dare I even try SQUIRRELS?!?!? 😂

Honestly, she’s much better at training for kibble or dog-safe scraps from the dinner table(that’s right…I feed my puppy table scraps when she settles near the table on her mat, especially when she is calm for longer periods🤯). But the biggest challenge I can foresee is her being motivated outdoors for food which so far hasn’t been great! I always have her ball as her high value reinforcer but toy play does the opposite of what I want to encourage for settle…more arousal and less deep, relaxation.

The common thought is a high energy, active, hyper dog needs more exercise to help them calm down. Now I’m not saying dogs don’t need exercise…and we find appropriate outlets for Busy with careful consideration of her mental state (managing access to balls, fetch and tracking how much exercise or the types of exercise she’s getting—more mental meaningful stimulation and less distance driven pounding the pavement type exercise). More exercise, tons of play, and non-stop fetch for her would dump loads of adrenaline into her system making her mentally more chaotic🫣she’s got a great drive that I enjoy tapping into but what she needs more help with is how to actively choose less-adrenaline inducing activities for both our sanities!

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We started going on regular hikes this week. It was a particularly great hike today…I chased something big in the scrub ...
05/04/2022

We started going on regular hikes this week. It was a particularly great hike today…I chased something big in the scrub but Mum couldn’t see what it was…she walks me on a 30ft. leash when we hike, because my recall is something I’m working on for homework and we live in FL so it keeps me safe from snakes, hogs, bears, panthers etc. (I don’t really know what these look like yet…but I think I can most likely herd them😉).

When I have my emergency recall mastered I think she said I can graduate to a 50ft. drag line so I can have more freedom to explore the trails.

I like my hikes, I get to stop working and focus on dog things like rolling in the dirt and plants, picking up pine cones, and plenty of sniffing…I still want to play ball for at least 5 hours after the hike but Mum puts them in a drawer and let’s me chew instead. And I practice my settle, which is the most boring training we do🙄 oh well!

Hope you’re having a great week so far!

Busy🐝

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[ID: black and white border collie with one blue and one brown eye, open mouth tongue out and looking at the camera whilst lying down in the scrub grass]

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04/01/2022

…if you don’t understand, how can you learn?

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👅A spatulate tongue observed in dogs is definitely a signal worth learning about. The unique shape is often the result o...
03/25/2022

👅A spatulate tongue observed in dogs is definitely a signal worth learning about. The unique shape is often the result of panting due to some form of stress; the tongue is elongated, wider at the tip of the tongue and curled upwards.

🥵Spatulate tongue can also occur if a dog becomes overheated (hyperthermic) to help them cool down but it’s important to consider CONTEXT and observe the WHOLE BODY—signs of tension in the face, dilated pupils, whale eye; the tip of the flattened, wide end of the, tail dropped down, stiffened position, ears pulled back, tongue curving upwards instead of dropped down. It is also worth indicating that intense exercise and heavy panting can also impact stress felt by the individual.

The circumstances that form the setting of an event and chain of events taking place immediately before and after the observed body language, should be considered before an interpretation is offered. For example, a dog that pants despite having not participated in any form of exercise is likely to be experiencing a form of stress.

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Hoping everyone had a Happy Halloween and a great weekend! This photo of Chip was too adorable not to share! Great work ...
11/02/2021

Hoping everyone had a Happy Halloween and a great weekend! This photo of Chip was too adorable not to share! Great work and awesome costume idea🎃 …Thanks for always sharing all the happy moments and your training progress with me! ☺️👏🏼
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🤔Some stress can be a good thing?🤓A study by researchers at Duke University finds that a little extra stress and stimula...
10/28/2021

🤔Some stress can be a good thing?

🤓A study by researchers at Duke University finds that a little extra stress and stimulation makes hyper dogs crack under pressure but gives mellow dogs an edge.The findings appear online in the journal Animal Cognition.

❇️According to an idea in psychology called the Yerkes-Dodson law, a little stress can be a good thing, but only up to a point.

🐕‍🦺A task that isn’t demanding or challenging enough can make it hard to stay engaged and perform at one’s peak.

🥵But when the pressure becomes too much to handle, performance is likely to suffer again.

🐻👧The idea is the relationship between stress and performance follows a Goldilocks model:  Both people and animals function best when the level of stress is not too much, nor too little, but just right.“

When you’re taking a test, for example, it helps to be a little bit anxious so you don’t just blow it off,” said study co-author Emily Bray, who was an undergraduate at Duke at the time of the study. “But if you’re too nervous, even if you study and you really know the material, you aren’t going to perform at your best.”

✅Researchers first observed this pattern more than a hundred years ago in lab rats, but it has since been demonstrated in chickens, cats and humans. 

Check out the study (link in stories👆🏼):
https://12e673d3-5be5-ecbd-7712-c17fb6185280.filesusr.com/ugd/963556_76d53d8795294a838f5083870a7b1b95.pdf

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10/26/2021

It’s the Holiday Season—Woop De Doo!

Bonfire Night (for my Brits in the audience ☺️)…Thanksgiving…Halloween…Followed By Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa…New Year🥳

But I want to get this post out to get ahead of the spooky decorations…added unusual sounds and unpredictability that our pets can experience at this particular time of year.

All the best holidays humans enjoy, lumped together…which can mean fear, anxiety and stress for our dogs.

So what do we do? I think this podcast from highlights some considerations to think about whilst your getting ready for the fun to come and start thinking about ways you can train, manage or minimise the stress for your pups❤️

I’d love to hear your ideas about preparing your pets for the stress-free holidays ahead…drop your training ideas in the comments below! 👇🏼

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Lip-licks are exactly that! A dog licks his nose, his lips…often called a lip-smack, a tongue flick, a nose lick. Togeth...
10/20/2021

Lip-licks are exactly that! A dog licks his nose, his lips…often called a lip-smack, a tongue flick, a nose lick. Together in a certain context they can be classed as calming signals, appeasement gestures or displacement behaviors.

⭐️Of course, you can also see this after or during the time a dog is eating something delicious—but that’s why context matters. The environment that surrounds a dog can have an impact on their behavior and that’s why when food isn’t present or your dog hasn’t eaten something yummy or you see multiple sporadic tongue flicks you can see where this behavior in this environment doesn’t mean my dog liked their food…but it does mean that our dogs may be feeling overwhelmed and need us to possibly intervene.

🐶If your dog licks their lips or nose…they may be feeling frustrated, confused or uncomfortable with the choices they feel forced to make.

❤️We can help by…
✅Recognizing the things that make our dogs stressed
✅Help them move to a different location or guide them away from the thing that is causing them to lick their nose or lips—distance is your friend!
✅Be thoughtful of the things that cause our dogs stress and avoid them
✅With the help of a certified professional trainer help them to overcome things that cause our dogs stress through counterconditioning and desensitization
✅Be aware of subtle cues and gestures that your dog is using to try and communicate with you
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Yay for Mondays!!!😆😅😭I needed something to make me laugh and the internet delivered! Here’s a little advice from our dog...
10/18/2021

Yay for Mondays!!!😆😅😭
I needed something to make me laugh and the internet delivered! Here’s a little advice from our dogs on how to deal with stressful situations…
Happy Monday Everyone! ❤️
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Dogs yawn for several reasons but I’m going to focus on yawing as a sign of stress. It is a form of communication; also ...
10/14/2021

Dogs yawn for several reasons but I’m going to focus on yawing as a sign of stress. It is a form of communication; also known as a displacement behavior, appeasement gesture or calming signal.

Dogs yawn when stressed to…
🥱Deflect a threat
🥱Avoid Conflict
🥱Communicate that they are feeling uncomfortable
🥱Self-soothe and Release Tension

⭐️Yawns can look different for individual dogs, sometimes the eyes are squinted or closed and the teeth may or may not be on show.

✅It’s always good to think about the context of the situation…did my dog just get out of bed, then they’re probably tired and waking up from a nap. But if we just walked past a dog and the other dog barked at my dog then there’s a higher chance that being barked at was a bit stressful for my dog and so they yawned after passing the other dog.

❤️Help your dog by listening and watching out for these subtle cues…they can happen quickly but if your dog’s subtle signs are ignored, I’m afraid they’re left with no other choices but to escalate behaviors such as barking, lunging, snapping, etc.
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Our canine companions come in contact with a variety of stressors and triggers during their lifetime with us, it’s inevi...
10/13/2021

Our canine companions come in contact with a variety of stressors and triggers during their lifetime with us, it’s inevitable.

But us humans can become better at identifying our dog’s signs of stress and help with alleviating that stress for them.

Dogs NEED to habituate; gradual exposure to stressors that is thoughtful and considerate. Prevention and alleviation of stressors our dogs face is our welfare responsibility and part of a humane, ethical and holistic approach.

Stay tuned for more information about common and uncommon signs of stress in my upcoming posts…
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10/11/2021

🥰Special thanks to all my followers for your patience while I’ve been away! Hope you are all doing well and Happy Monday!

I took a much needed social media break and squeezed in some wildlife spotting as well! 🐊

I waited behind a tree about 45 minutes for this beautiful individual to swim over and sunbathe (totally worth it😆).

Did I mention that I love all things wildlife (Dogs are awesome too of course!). I had a chance to see some wild boars, hawks, bald eagles, herons and plenty of gators. But I’m ready to return to my regular scheduled dog-nerding program! Thanks again for your patience and I hope you have a great day!😊

It’s been a crazy year, so we’re taking a pause to reflect, see family, rest and recover…Ofcourse I’ll still be nerding ...
09/30/2021

It’s been a crazy year, so we’re taking a pause to reflect, see family, rest and recover…

Ofcourse I’ll still be nerding out on all things behavior in my down time(my books are joining me😆), I just might not be sharing as many updates in the process….and I feel like that’s ok!

I’ll be back soon but please check out my awesome colleagues , , and for your daily dog fix❤️

Take care of yourselves, stay safe and see you real soon!😊
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09/29/2021

A friend and colleague recently shared this video with me and I was going back and forth between sharing it because I left the zoo world not the way I had hoped I would; I had an injury at work and the view from my rose tinted glasses changed from that point onwards…Luckily, those who I was close with understood why I had to leave but it didn’t make the departure any less painful.

I loved being a zookeeper, the animals were amazing, the people made it fun, training animals and presenting was something I really enjoyed! I felt right at home in the camaraderie of my knowledgeable and experienced colleagues.

So here’s some backstory behind this video. The rats were trained using their natural history, brown rats are prey animals and they feel safe moving along walls and hiding in tunnels so they are less exposed—it’s a matter of survival. They would lift a box, expose them and work backwards from the tunnel that they wanted them to run into. I along with my colleagues felt that we wanted to change this…what if the rats had a choice? What if we could train them operantly, to learn to leave a place and move to another location by choice.

My favourite motivational speeches are when people say “you’ll never be able to do it, it can’t be done” why? Because I absolutely love a challenge, I’m not a person who feels comfortable with words like “never” and “can’t” and if someone thinks it can’t be done, I have to try anyway, that’s what motivates me—I have to find a way!

So…with some awesome building skills and support of colleagues who didn’t think I was crazy…we did it! The training began, we started with teaching the rats to leave their cage and walk into our laps—with lots of socialisation training, desensitisation and counterconditioning they learned they had a choice.

Fast forward to now…I always think back at this moment as a a reminder that with awesome people who support your weird and crazy ideas, are willing to work with you to find a creative solution—any behavior is possible, learning is possible…the zoo taught me any animal can learn. It made me the annoyingly optimistic behavior nerd I am today. Thank you❤️

💥Stress is a commonly used word or label that describe feelings of strain or pressure. For our dogs it can look like pac...
09/27/2021

💥Stress is a commonly used word or label that describe feelings of strain or pressure. For our dogs it can look like pacing or shaking, whining or barking, yawning, drooling, licking, shedding, panting, avoidance or displacement behaviors, hiding, escaping, changes in ear position, bodily functions, eyes and body position.

❤I’m doing a deep-dive of stress in dogs and I’d love to share any information, interesting facts or research studies that shed light on the topic with you.

🤔Have you thought about or noticed the signs and coping strategies your dog performs when they are stressed? Let’s chat in the comments below👇
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"The average dog has 200 million scent receptors in its nasal folds compared to the average human with 5 million." -- Ca...
09/23/2021

"The average dog has 200 million scent receptors in its nasal folds compared to the average human with 5 million." -- Canine Behavior: A photo illustrated handbook by Barbara Handelman

Once a scent travels into their nostrils, a fold of tissue directs the scent into two passages--one for oxygen and the other for scent. The olfactory bulb connects to a few different parts of the brain including regions responsible for memory, behavior, emotions and taste.

An additional organ called the vomeronasal organ located just above a dog's mouth also helps in detecting hormones released by animals as well as humans. These hormones help to identify emotional states and can help determine if a human is pregnant or ill.

With such a powerful tool attached to their faces, it's a wonder why as humans we would want to discourage such an incredible behavior that means so much to our dogs. If anything, sniffing opens a door for our dogs of information gathering, conversation, mental stimulation and self-regulation, plus so much more...
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Hi my name is Jedi, I’m learning to walk on a loose leash and the appropriate way to play tag with hoomans.I love playin...
09/22/2021

Hi my name is Jedi, I’m learning to walk on a loose leash and the appropriate way to play tag with hoomans.

I love playing tag, because I love to jump up and tag the hoomans with both paws. Sometimes one tag is not enough, so I need to get like 4 or 5, atleast!

I didn’t realise that not all hoomans are the same…not every hooman likes to play games…weird! 🤷🏻‍♀️

Anyway, the training lady is helping me figure out how to make sure I pick players appropriately and say “please” Before we play.

I am a Professional Tagger so I take my training very seriously!🏆

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Hi, my name is Lizzie! The training lady says I’m absolutely adorable and I love working for treats! She said I’m very s...
09/20/2021

Hi, my name is Lizzie! The training lady says I’m absolutely adorable and I love working for treats! She said I’m very smart…I know😉

I have very ‘BIG’ feelings but my new family is doing a great job of helping me work through them with lots of support, training and most importantly love!

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It’s been a busy few weeks and I’m loving it because that means I get to train more dogs, but sadly I have neglected som...
09/16/2021

It’s been a busy few weeks and I’m loving it because that means I get to train more dogs, but sadly I have neglected some social media posts in the process! Guilty of being a dognerd consumed by dog training because I love it!

Anyway…I picked up a new book on Dog Behavior that I’m geeking out on at the moment called Dog Behavior: a photo illustrated handbook by Barbara Handelman and the author wastes no time getting right into the nitty-gritty, I can’t wait to share some of the other things I’ve been working on recently with you…so stay tuned!

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Happy Monday!Pepper says maybe if I give her my cute face and hide away in this hedge…I can make the training lady think...
09/13/2021

Happy Monday!

Pepper says maybe if I give her my cute face and hide away in this hedge…I can make the training lady think I’m a flower! 🌸🌸🌸

😍Very convincing Pepper…very convincing!

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09/09/2021

Happy Thursday!😎

Having trouble with your training?

❤️ Try this Play & Train Technique (a puppy parent adaptation of the Pomodoro Technique created by Francesco Cirillo)

✅ By breaking down large training goals into smaller ones and implementing plenty of play breaks and brain breaks in-between, you can increase focus, engagement and retention!

⭐️How it works:
1. Pick one training goal like teaching “go to place”
2. Set a timer on your phone for 2-8 minutes
3. Start Training
4. Take a Play Break! …when the timer goes off, pick up a toy, play tug, chase, or play a silly game with your puppy that you both invented!
5. Repeat this 4 times!
6. After 4 repetitions, take a long 15-20 minute break…let your dog sniff, hide treats around the room, relax…whichever your pup does to relax

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💕Just a friendly reminder to be nice and kind...not only to each other but yourself too. I think it's easy to fall into ...
09/01/2021

💕Just a friendly reminder to be nice and kind...not only to each other but yourself too. I think it's easy to fall into thinking in absolutes, us vs. them, passing blame and other harmful ways of thinking...

👣Everyone is on a different journey and it's important to take a minute to pause and think of where you started and where you are now. I wont forget all those individuals who challenged my absolutes and were patient with my growth as a professional trainer along the way...my job now is to do the same for others.

💕Sending love to all the dog professionals and owners out there...your dogs think you are amazing, and I think so too!🐶❤️

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08/30/2021

Very interested in knowing your thoughts whether you're a dog/puppy owner or professional trainer (all comments welcome but remember to be kind!)

😆Head on over to my instagram
to participate in the conversation...
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Here’s a fun fact about me…my grandfather was a police officer and dog trainer. I grew up with dogs in the home (particu...
08/27/2021

Here’s a fun fact about me…my grandfather was a police officer and dog trainer.

I grew up with dogs in the home (particularly German shepherds)…it makes me feel good knowing that my love and passion for animals came from my family! Even more so that I’m following in his footsteps❤️

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08/24/2021

All Ears

Almost every client asks this question at our first appointment...what are you using for treats because my dog loves it!...
08/21/2021

Almost every client asks this question at our first appointment...what are you using for treats because my dog loves it!

So here it is...my favorite treats! I tend to make a mix of 3 because when I meet a dog for the first time and we train together, one of my first goals is to establish your dog's favorite reinforcers; the high, medium and low value treats that I can use to motivate your pup.

I also use other non-food reinforcers to motivate and it's important to me that your dog is able to "love" lots of different rewards (but that's a post for another day😉)

Dogs who know I have their favorite reinforcers on offer are willing to offer more focus, engagement, and we can move much more quickly through a skill OR past a distraction during a training session.

😬This goes against a common line of thinking in society such as "my dog should just do it because they want to!" "They should want to please me and earn praise or cuddles" This will most likely burst your bubble, but here it goes anyway I'm a stranger in your dog's life, I don't have that same rapport you have with your dog--I gotta work for it, pay for it even! I have to build up a positive history with your dog quickly and effectively, I have to show them that I'm not just any human they walk past on the street🤨.

In fact, I understand that dogs, like humans, are motivated for different reasons--and depending on what we are asking them to do, the price goes up (as in 1 dry piece of kibble isn't going to cut it outside, doing something new, in a world full of distractions!) But this doesn't apply to just me, it applies to you (the dog owner) too!

You're asking them to do hard tasks and they don't want to work hard for free (sounds like most humans I know!😉) I lovingly joke because I want you to be successful and I want your dog to be successful too!

Does your dog have a favorite treat? Go ahead and share what's in your treat pouch in the comments below!

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