Doggie Diaries: Little Bear

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

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

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

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...