Monthly Archives: July 2011

Children and Dogs

Guest Blogger, Curtiss Lanham CPDT-KA Children and dogs: what a beautiful image that our minds immediately race to. The ‘Timmy and Lassie’ portrait is quickly conjured up…and they lived happily ever after. Not so fast… The interesting thing is that … Continue reading

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Look and Listen

MICHAEL BAUGH CPDT-KA, CDBC HOUSTON – A lot of people think their dog has selective hearing when it comes to basic obedience cues, especially coming when called.  No matter how many times they call their dog, it seems he’s just … Continue reading

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Potty Signals

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC  (from All Things Dog Blog) Dear Trainer: Skittles’ quirk is her very quiet way of telling us she needs to go outside. I hear her because she generally sticks to me like glue. When I leave … Continue reading

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Swim Stella, Swim!

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC “This dog can’t swim.”  That’s what I thought as I watched her struggle, bob and tip in the pond.  I was about to jump in the murky water myself when I saw Stella briefly roll onto … Continue reading

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Crate Complications

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC To: Ask the dog trainer column My little heinz 57 rescue dog is almost perfect. She is quite well crate trained but has 2 odd quirks. When I got her a new crate that has a … Continue reading

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