Life of a Dog trainer

Ridgeside Trainer Jeff working with this Mountain dog. I snapped this picture after the last training rep of that cycle. I went over that afternoon to Jeff’s training yard to link up and problem solve. I could see it in Jeff’s eyes. He was frustrated. “Its all good – till it’s not”… Every trainer needs … Read more Life of a Dog trainer

Genetics

Genetics – a word we all seem to throw around, however most use incorrectly. In the dog (K9) subculture the word “genetics” is often regurgitated to either support or discount behavior. But what does “genetics” even mean and is the word applied accurately when discussing behavior or drive? Genetics is a very complicated study of … Read more Genetics