Dog Training Tip: Practice on the Fly!

Dog Training Tip! As you socialize your dog in many different environments, practice your training commands on the fly for good public manners, reliability, focus, and listening. Here, the pooches are practicing Sit/Stay, Sit/Stay at a Distance, and Come, all in a distracting setting at Quail Ridge Books in North Hills (yes, dogs welcomed but […]

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Little Autumn Says Yes to Fun Dog Training While Mom is Away!

Little Autumn is in great care while Mom is away! She gets to play with canines and felines (the kitty and Autumn take turns chasing each other), keep up her dog training and manners, cuddled, and even read to! We had a wonderful experience with Ryan. He is so knowledgeable and good at what he […]

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Going out of town? Rio says Topline is awesome!

Rio, my 3ish year old blue and white ‘hippo pitty’ spent the weekend with Joel. She had a ball!!! She went on field trips with Joel to explore downtown, had ‘pitty parties’ with some of Joel’s friends, and slept in late with Joel and his dog Cutie on a cold Sunday morning. Joel was working […]

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Happy Dogs, Happy Owners

Colette and I were very impressed with Mark and Joel!  Molly’s training session went very well last night and we learned many valuable lessons for Molly. The time spent with Mark and Joel last night was much more informative and valuable than a series of 6 lessons we attended with a previous trainer. We were […]

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Walking Your Dog in Public Politely

**Dog Training Tips** While training your dog to not jump up excitedly, or if your dog gets nervous, it’s a good idea to put yourself between your dog and the “object of desire/concern” (i.e. strollers, joggers, squirrels, trash, goose poop, etc…). You can do this by moving your dog from one side of your body […]

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Got a Puppy?

New puppy or dog?! We can help! Get started on the right paw. Prevent behavior issues. Enjoy a happy, calm puppy who listens. “Excellent! Extremely knowledgeable and specific! I was very impressed.” B. Mueck  

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