Ever wonder what he's thinking?

Your dog is communicating with you every day without saying a word. Together, we can train your pet by teaching you to read your dog’s body language and help him to understand yours.

Training Philosophy

Doggie Diaries: Bear Gets a New Home

Little Bear has a home! His new name is Toby, and he has been flourishing under the care of John and Aaron. <3 He has walks every day, goes to daycare twice a week to play with his dog buddies, and he also shares his new home with two cats! I am so happy for Toby...

Doggie Diaries: Bear & The Find It Game

It has been a while since I wrote about Little Bear, so here is an update! He has finished five weeks of class at the Macomb Juvenile Justice Center and Children’s Village. He has learned how to sit, shake, lay down, speak and spin! But more importantly, he has...

Dog Training: Filing His Own Nails

  Does your dog absolutely hate having his nails trimmed? My dog, Balto, has a really rough time with this, so now he files his own nails on a scratch board! Playing the “scratch” game is a lot more fun for both of us! Let’s walk through some easy steps to...

Doggie Diaries: Little Bear

Getting to Know Little Bear Little Bear is a dog that was pulled from a shelter by Teacher’s Pet. He has some jumpy/mouthy actions that we really need to help him with before he can be put up for adoption. When he does this, it is not aggressive at all although it may...

Dog Training: Digging Holes

It is Spring! The flowers are blooming, the weather is beautiful and your dog has started digging holes in your yard! What can you do to help your dog find a more appropriate thing to do? Dogs dig for many reasons. A dog may start digging because he is bored or it is...

Dog Training: Focus

Getting your dog to look at you when you call their name is a great first step in building your relationship with them. This can be done in a very easy way! Step 1. Take a treat and hold it to your dog’s nose and then bring the treat up to your nose. As you are...

Teacher’s Pet

Hello world! I am a program facilitator for a non-profit group called Teacher’s Pet. We pair at-risk youth with hard to adopt shelter dogs for a ten week training program using reward based training techniques. When the dogs graduate the program, they have a...