Tag Archive for training

Keeping it Real about Board and Trains.

My most popular requests these days, are typically Long Beach CGC (AKC Canine Good Citizen) training or evaluation, or Long Beach dog aggression cases. I have always enjoyed training for the CGC, and especially after AKC decided that it would be an official title a dog could come away with, it has been especially fun for pet owners to set… Read more →

Malinois. True Talk.

This is one of those touchy subjects where a small percentage of folks respond with, “AMEN!” While another group of folks respond with, “she’s just being elitest and on a soap box about her breed.” I have belgian malinois. They are one of my favorite breeds, but I struggle to say that they are MY breed. I have a lot… Read more →

How SoCal got it’s PSA back

PSA. Protection Sports Association. “Founded in 2001, PSA is the premiere surprise scenario protection sport in North America, and is quickly growing in popularity and participation worldwide. PSA combines precision obedience tests under decoy distraction, found nowhere else in dog sports, with high pressure surprise scenario based protection to test the nerve and clarity of protection dogs as well as… Read more →

Muzzle is not a bad word.

Seriously, it’s not. It’s not just bad dogs that wear them, and it’s not just bad dogs that should be trained to wear a muzzle either. So when might a dog need to wear a muzzle? If your dog is stressed out and may do what dogs do, which is use their mouth and teeth to communicate. This could include:… Read more →