Training Equals Conversation

In an online discussion about mixing play sessions with training, there were some strong opinions about how and why things…

SEMINAR: Can You Hear Me Now?

One of the best things about dogs is how hard they try to communicate with us. They use their eyes, their bodies, even their voice, and of course, those amazing tails!

But did you ever wonder if maybe you’re not quite getting the message? Or if you’ve misunderstood your dog? Or perhaps you just want to learn more, more, more! This seminar is taught by internationally respected trainer Suzanne Clothier, whose approach that encompasses the whole dog – physical, mental and emotional.

SEMINAR: If Goldilocks Was A Dog Trainer

The wonderful moment in a life shared with dogs occur when we can see that things are “just right” for our dog. Like Goldilocks sliding into a bed that’s not too soft, not too hard, we are glad when we see our dogs are enjoying life, able to learn, comfortable in the moment, and connected with us.

But those “just right” moments can be hard to find at times.

Whatever your experience – first time owner or long-time professional – Suzanne will give you new ways to observe and assess, as well as sensible solutions and practical information to help you and your dog create more of the “just right” moments.

My Hypothesis Is . . .

Consider yourself a scientist doing research. Turns out, in many ways, every time we interact with a dog, we are…

Never Other Than A Whole Being

Often weary of how humans elevate themselves as superior using self referential (not to mention self reverential) logic, I was…

The Stonecutter’s Work

A woman showed up at one of my seminars and literally spent most of the first day arguing with me…