All of the programs are held in the comfort and convenience
of your own home.
Its always good to know a little about the person working
with your dog.
dogs, good neighbours
begun in 1991 in response to my own need to motivate
and teach my dogs in a manner that builds confidence,
and improves relationships.
Petiquette is about healthy-minded dogs, trustworthy
communication between owners and dogs, and happy neighbours.
and teaching can and should be enjoyable.
Understanding is an important element to solving and
preventing problems. Some of the following are things
that are studied and understood:
behaviour for dogs
learning is achieved
steps toward a goal
- it is more
effective to replace a behaviour than to try to stop it
of positive reinforcement to get repeated behaviours
are a result of some hard wiring (instinct) and a lot
of reacting to the ever-changing environment. Now by
environment I'm not talking about acid rain or melting
icebergs, rather the day-to-day things that have immediate
impact: the pup gets petted when jumping up
on people; the doorbell rings and a person appears at the door leading to barking when the doorbell rings again.