Aug 032017
 
We had another success today!

We had another success today! Painters were outside our apartment and Henry was reacting and barking to every noise. I worked with him on his place, calm and stay. We go to the point where he completely calmed down from all the noises and if he went off his place and heard a scary noise he […]

Jun 132017
 
Thank You!

I love getting emails like these: Hi Kari: Just wanted to “Thank You” for the training & behavior training with our buddy Shogie ! All good & we appreciate your expertise, insights, and patience in dealing with both Shogie & us We’ll definitely stay in contact; and, as our efforts to train ourselves & Shogie […]

Apr 262017
 
I adopted my Dogue de Bordeaux, Penny, from Big Dogs Huge Paws

I adopted my Dogue de Bordeaux Penny from Big Dogs Huge Paws and noticed that when we would go on walks she was having leash reactivity. It was making going on walks tough and was giving me anxiety.  I did a lot of research and discovered Kari from Wag & Train. Our first sessions Kari […]

Apr 172017
 
It was great to get an insight into how dogs process real life situations...

We loved the Good Grade School class! My dog and I responded well to Judy’s style that stressed positive interaction with all participants in the class. Judy explained the behaviors and how the training would improve the interactions between dog & owner. It was great to get an insight into how dogs process real life situations and how […]

Apr 122017
 
Growling is Good

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention week, and my discussion continues with a review of the different body language and vocalizations that dogs elicit when they are fearful or anxious. First off, I want everyone to know that growling is good! Growling is a definitive warning that a dog is scared and it is meant to […]

Apr 102017
 
Always Ask the Dog!

It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week again, which is a subject near and dear to my heart. Would you believe I have never been bitten by a dog? I work with dogs who are aggressive towards me every single day, but I work very hard to prevent anything from happening. There are many reasons why I […]