Lessons from chicken camp: don’t wing it!

Dogs tend to do pretty well with what we throw at them, generally.  They keep going, they figure things out even when we’re a bit sloppy, and we have a lot of room to make some mistakes before we teach them something we really don’t want.  Not so with chickens. Chickens are very unforgiving learners.

Training on the edge or in the center?

I was just walking with a friend and as most things do, the conversation turned to dog training.  We hadn’t caught up in a while and much of what I do has changed since we last saw each other, and I was trying to tell her about my new play-based approach to...

Seminar at Marin Humane Society! October 7-8, 2017

I’m on home turf! Been wanting to know how you can apply the Play Way and deal with the bogeyman your dog has? Come down to see me in Novato, as the Marin Humane hosts me for my local people!  I’ll be there October 7-8, 2017, in their fantastic auditorium. Topic...

Seminar at Wonderdogs in Corvallis, Oregon!

It’s fall, and I’m back on the seminar circuit!  I’ll announce them here as each one opens registration so you all can know if I’m in your area.  Come down to see me in Corvallis, as Julie Flanery of Wonderdogs hosts me for a second time!...