Housebreaking & Marking? Sally Said So Dog Training Can Help!

Housebreaking & Marking? Sally Said So Dog Training Can Help! While working with another dog trainer, we talked about a very common behavioral issue we run into: marking and housebreaking. As your dog learns and lives with you, you may notice natural behavioral shifts. You may also find that getting the basics down are a lot … Continued

Resource Guarding: Fix it Before it Gets Worse

Resource Guarding: Fix it Before it Gets Worse As your dog learns and lives with you, you may notice behavioral shifts. Not all of these are for the better and one that we come across often is resource guarding. Resource guarding is defined by territorial behavior that develops in relationship to a resource, but this doesn’t … Continued

Ever Wonder Why We Train All the Dogs In The Household?

Ever Wonder Why We Train All the Dogs In The Household? Being a pet parent of multiple dogs comes with its own set of challenges. Dogs are like children in some ways; they compete for the attention of their owner or they may pick up bad habits form their siblings. This is why we train … Continued

We Train Dogs AND Owners!

We Train Dogs AND Owners! Our Raleigh dog training program is not only for the dog, but more importantly for the dog owner. With our in-home training program, we will come out to your home to work with you and your dog. During the consultation we will collectively come up with a list of goals … Continued

Solving Separation Anxiety

Solving Separation Anxiety  Separation anxiety is one of the most common dog behavior issues out there. It can also be one of the worst behavior problems for dogs, right up there with aggression. With separation anxiety, dogs become very panicky when they no longer sense their owner in the home or vicinity. Separation anxiety can … Continued

Exercising Your Dog: Body and Mind!

Exercising Your Dog: Body and Mind!  Have you ever been bored in your life? When a person is bored, they usually find something to relieve that boredom, whether that be surfing the internet, meeting a friend for a drink, watching a movie, going for a jog, or even taking a nap. When we’re bored, we … Continued

Moving Into A New Home: What This Means For Your Dog

Moving Into A New Home: What This Means For Your Dog Do you ever wonder how moving affects dogs? Moving into a new home is one of the most stressful life events we can face. The preparations for moving and the actual move itself can cause a lot of anxiety for you and the entire … Continued

Little Dog Syndrome is a Harmful Myth for Dogs and Their Owners

Little Dog Syndrome is a Harmful Myth for Dogs and Their Owners While there’s a lot of uneducated generalizations about big breeds like Pitbulls, Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Dobermans, etc. (you know, the “aggressive breeds”), there’s also the ones people make about smaller dogs. Usually the “teacups” or ones that can fit in your purse, these … Continued

Raleigh Dog Training Myth: Teaching Older Dogs is Too Difficult or Impossible

Raleigh Dog Training Myth: Teaching Older Dogs is Too Difficult or Impossible Since I was a boy, I always heard that tired, obsolete phrase: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks! When I became a professional dog trainer and started my business here in Raleigh, North Carolina, I’ve had that saying brought up to me by … Continued

Case Study – Leash Reactivity & Dog Aggression Training

Case Study – Leash Reactivity & Dog Aggression Training Walking your well-behaved dog along a beautiful park path with the summer breeze ruffling your hair is the perfect way to enjoy life in or near North Carolina. You and your dog get exercise, and you get to spend relaxing, quality time with your best bud. … Continued