Human-Directed Reactivity

Human-Directed Reactivity Attendees: Limited to 4 dogs Length: 6 weekly sessions Time: 1 hour per class Tuition: $250 Prereqs: Consultation with Dr. Valli Having a dog that barks and lunges at people is a stressful thing. It can also be difficult to treat because...

Reactive Rover 3a: Open Air

RR3: Open Air Attendees: Limited to 6 dogs Length: 4 weekly sessions Time: 1 hour per class Tuition: $180 Prereqs: RR: Skill Building or by Invitation You’ve practiced your training skills in the Foundations and Skill Building classes, now it’s time for a...
“Fine” is a Four-Letter Word

“Fine” is a Four-Letter Word

Have you ever looked at your dog and thought that she looks “fine”? Have you described your own or another person’s pet as “fine” when you describe them to your friends? Beware, the word “fine” is often not so fine! What is “fine”? One of the most common statements...
Calming Signals or Stress Signs?

Calming Signals or Stress Signs?

When working with clients, I am often asked about the body language of the dogs that we are working with. One question that comes up, particularly with those who have some background in behavior and training, is about whether the behaviors (yawning, licking lips,...