((VIDEO)) Join My Morning Walk!

Come along with me on my morning walk with my four dogs! Three of them are in training to be assistance dogs. I have a very structured walk to help bring routine and calmness into my daily life with a group of dogs. What would you like me to make videos of?

5 Situations to be prepared for

If you are prepared, you’ve won half of the battle. There are situations we encounter as dog owners, that may not happen often, but aren’t that great when they do. Some of us may never even think of preparing for them. Perhaps we are new dog owners, not knowing about them, or maybe we think our dog is so calm …

How Much Time Is Enough?

Everyone has so much to do these days and social media is stealing the spare moments we do have. How much of our time should be invested into our dogs? Should we own a dog if we don’t have the time to give them a happy life? We will never be able to give a dog the freedom and easy …

Leather Dog Tags

“Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way…” Dog tags! I absolutely despise them. Must they be so loud? I bet our dogs can’t stand it, either! Can you imagine jingling every time you move your head? For ages, I have been looking for a solution. On one hand, I want someone to have a way of contacting me if …

Communicating Instead of Conditioning

“In order to really enjoy a dog, one merely doesn’t try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of being partly a dog.” – Edward Hoagland Living harmoniously with a dog shouldn’t be as difficult as so many are making it for themselves. In the dog scene, people are constantly …

How music can improve your training

„When there are dogs and music, people have a good time.“ – Emmylou Harris Yes, ma’am! There is nothing better than listening to your favourite tune in an otherwise quiet forest with your dog. It can be difficult to get out of our heads and just simply enjoy the walk. I notice it in myself quite a bit. There are …

#1 Tip For Puppies

All puppy owners… let’s hear it one time for dog boxes! *AMEN* Now, as with most things, there is a correct and incorrect way to use a box. Listen. I live in a small house with four dogs. Not just dogs, young dogs. That means that I have a few puppies running around here and right when they reach puberty …

Powerful routine

It’s 7 am. Freezing rain is slapping you awake. Your dog is grouchy and you’re no better. Just a few months ago everything was working perfectly. Summertime… The sun was out and you barely had to lift a finger and the best puppy in the world (your pooch) would listen. Now he is giving you the middle claw and doing …

Big announcement!

A dream of mine which has been months in the making has finally become a reality. When I saw a beaded Kenyan dog collar for the first time I couldn’t take my eyes off of it. By that I mean I couldn’t. The dog wearing this amazing collar walked into the room, immediately drawing my attention to the colourful beads. It …