$1000 Arkansas Shelter or Rescue Donation Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Commenting on our website or anywhere other than the original post here on Facebook will not be counted.

Eligibility: This contest is open only to registered dog shelters or dog rescues in the state of Arkansas who comment on the post linked here on […]

By |April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Pats Desk, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Right Fit

The Right Fit.

I was asked to evaluate an adult female Australian Shepherd that lived at a Horse ranch where people take care of their own horses. The main issue was she was coming up behind people and nipping them on the back of their legs. She was apx. 3-4 yrs of age and had been […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Blog, DogTalk, Pats Desk|0 Comments

Why I Became A Dog Trainer

Have you ever asked yourself: “Am I my happy In my current job—what is it that I’d rather be doing?” I questioned myself several times during my six years in two stressful jobs for animal welfare. Each time the answer was that I really wanted to be a “Dogologist.” That was the term given me […]

By |February 21st, 2018|Blog, Episodes, Pats Desk, Uncategorized|0 Comments

$5000 Donation Christmas Giveaway Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Commenting on our website or anywhere other than the original post here on Facebook will not be counted.

Eligibility: This contest is open only to registered dog shelters or dog rescues in the state of Oklahoma who comment on the post […]

By |December 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Keeping Your Dog Safe During the Holidays

With the holidays just around the corner, there are many things to consider in order to keeping your dog healthy, safe, and happy.

Alcoholic beverages – Drunken dogs are very sick dogs. An ounce of a beverage that is 20 to 40 proof can cause alcohol poisoning or coma in a small dog.

Angel hair – This […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Blog, NADOI Tips, Pats Desk|0 Comments

Teaching a reliable “Come when called” Part 2

Here is the continuation of our previous article about teaching a reliable come when called for your dog.

4. ROUND ROBIN RECALL

A game played by multiple family member households. You can use a long line if necessary. Children get the best treats. Adult stands behind the child in the beginning if necessary. Make a circle or […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Blog, NADOI Tips, Pats Desk|0 Comments

Teaching a reliable “Come when called”

Teaching a reliable recall is necessary for your dog’s safety. Unless a dog has a reliable recall it will never be able to enjoy off leash play.
 
A reliable recall can be taught to any dog no matter breed or age. I teach from the outline below over a six week class.  Here are the first […]

By |February 19th, 2017|Blog, NADOI Tips|0 Comments

More winter tips from NADOI

Here are some great winter tips from a California transplant who is living through Idaho’s worst winter in 35 years. Check out these great ideas from Anita Crafton #463 Idaho.

1. You may love your first snowfall, but your dog may not. This can cause some dogs to come “un-housebroken”. Male dogs are usually less bothered by […]

By |February 7th, 2017|Blog, NADOI Tips, Pats Desk|0 Comments

A few new NADOI Tips

Well, in the land of white endless vistas, one problem here is that now the snow is reaching the top of my 6 foot privacy fence.  The question is, how do you keep 7 German Shepherds INSIDE when the snow is 1 foot or LESS from the top of the fence? One can use a snow […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Blog, NADOI Tips, Pats Desk|0 Comments