78. #pitbullstories My Pitbull Story

In this new series, I am so excited to share your stories about how Pitbulls have changed the lives of you and your community. Blocky headed dogs come with a lot of stigmas and stereotypes that other breeds don't and I am here to start changing that. I wanted to start the series by sharing my own Pitbull story and how I became such a big advocate for these sweet dogs who deserve so much better....

77. Your values w/ Suzana Curcija M.Ed., BCBA, CPDT

In this episode we discuss why it is so important to identify your values and how you can use your values to guide you through stressful situations in life but particularly with our dogs. Link to full video Suzana Curcija is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is also certified and trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Acceptance and commitment therapy. She has a master's in Psychology...

76. Consent with little dogs w/ guest Kelsey Edwards, CPDT-KA

Calling all my little dog owners....how often do you find yourself scooping your little dog/s up off of the ground? How often do you actually ask your little dog/s if they want to be picked up? Kelsey Edwards, CPDT-KA is here to share her story and talk all about little dogs, and what you could stand to gain by offering them a more hands free approach to life. We chat about... Allowing your...

75. No E-Collar Needed

In this episode I share my feelings about electronic collars (E-collars) and why I think they are completely unnecessary for training your dog/s. The way we treat our dogs tends to reflects back on all of our relationships, and I prefer to use a much kinder approach with dogs and people. I share with you how to train through some of the most common behaviors WITHOUT using an E-collar. Some of...

74. Non-Food Reinforcements

Food reinforcements (yummy treats!) are my go to choice for reinforcing my dogs behavior, but there are other non-food reinforcement options out there if your dog isn't super food motivated or if food isn't an easy option for you. In this episode I chat about some of the other things that you can use to reinforce your dog without using food.  Who gets to decide what is motivating? How well...

73. Off Leash Opportunities

How do you feel about letting your dog off leash? In this episode I chat about my feelings when it comes to letting your dog off leash. I share why I think it's so beneficial for your dog and how to go about choosing the appropriate time and place letting your dog off leash. Some of the points I cover include... When is it appropriate to allow my dog off leash?Off leash reliable recall! Why I...

71. Fence Fighting

This is a recording of an Instagram Live. In this episode I discuss strategies you can implement today to minimize fence fighting between your dog and the neighbor dogs. You can also reference the "fence fighting" highlight on my Instagram page for management and training videos. Learn more about virtual training! VETCS CBD PRODUCTS Use code “disorderlydogs” for 10% off your order! JOIN THE...

69. Repairing Relationships

As a trainer, I'm just as guilty of making mistakes with my own dogs as anyone else. I am only human too and I think that it's important to be totally honest with you when shit happens. In this episode, I talk about a moment where my frustration with Waylon over-ruled my patience and the steps I took to heal both of us after. This episode includes.... Steps that I follow for healing after those...

66. Reactive Redefined

APPLY to be a part of Reactive Redefined! REACTIVE REDEFINED OPENS FOR ENROLLMENT April 1st! You will have until April 11th to enroll! Living with a reactive dog can be an emotional roller coaster. I hear you, and I am here with help! In this quick episode I tell you all about my NEW upcoming online course, Reactive Redefined, what exactly it is, who it's made for and how to get started! If you...

65. Silver Linings

APPLY to be a part of Reactive Redefined! I know there is a lot happening in our world right now, I hope this episode helps you see the silver lining amongst the chaos! I also share tips and tricks for surviving being at home with your dog! VETCS CBD PRODUCTS Use code “disorderlydogs” for 10% off your order! JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP, DISORDERLY DOGS THE CONVERSATION CONTINUES Be sure to check...
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