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

New Puppy Daily Checklist

Here is a great list of daily checkpoints for bringing home a new puppy. 

Tripp’s Dog Training Puppy Foundation Daily Checklist:

1. Until six months of age your puppy should be on a schedule of two hours in to every one hour out or one hour in to every one hour out of the crate throughout the […]

By |January 12th, 2017|NADOI Tips, Pats Desk|0 Comments

Bringing a New Puppy Home During Christmas

Ok— So before every Christmas season, I and every other dog trainer across the country advise folks against bringing home a puppy until after the festivities. Do people listen? Some do—most don’t! Trainers vent to one another about their experiences having to fix puppy problems created through mistakes owners have made by jumping into purchases […]

By |January 6th, 2017|Pats Desk|0 Comments

A Note of Gratitude

As we approach a New Year, our thoughts are of the opportunities we’ll have to further explore the ongoing issues of Pet care. As the Dog Talk TV Show host I’m privy to the problems so many Dog owners face daily. I communicate with hundreds of folks who have important questions which need definitive answers. […]

By |December 11th, 2016|NADOI Tips, Pats Desk|0 Comments

A Recipe for life with the Perfect PUP

Every Dog Trainer’s dream is to be able to ‘program’ their human students to the necessity of following Dog training instructions. The problems we face are repeated with every new class of hopeful Dog owners. The mistakes owners make become classic to us—and we are sometimes frustrated when trying to find a way to articulate our instructions in a manner which […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Pats Desk|0 Comments

Growing Old Sucks!

I used to wonder why some older people walked hunched over. It irritated me because I felt that they were just not trying to stand up straight. Then I found out why they stooped and stumbled they were in pain! It came to me suddenly years later when I glanced in a store window as […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Pats Desk|0 Comments

The Search for Paradise

Separated from her puppies by a cruel farmhand, the grieving Brittany pointer Dixie comes to the aid of a traumatized English pointer puppy. The sad little pup’s deceased mother had been Dixie’s best friend.

Dixie vows to her lost friend that she will take good care of her orphaned puppy. Leaving behind the farm that had […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Pats Desk|0 Comments

The Mystery of an Adopted Dog’s History

If you raise a Dog at eight weeks of age or so, And you got him or her from a reputable breeder,
you’ll have control of that pup’s mind and his or her physical health. Your Dog’s future depends
on the way you manage his or her early life.

I’ve always said that each of us […]

By |October 1st, 2015|Pats Desk, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Consistency in Dog Training

Psychiatrists tell us that when raising our children, consistency is a very important factor  in successfully promoting good character as our offspring reach adulthood.  When a child is consistently being given bad information about himself, and the world around him, he forms an insecure attitude which can manifest itself in harmful ways. We see that […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Pats Desk|0 Comments

Barney Beagle

Barney Beagle

ARE ALL BEAGLES AS SMART AS ‘THISEN’—I SAID

YA CAN’T STAY–STRAY!” BUT HE JUST WOULDN’T LISTEN!

ONE LOOK AROUND–AND THEN HE KNEW! HE SAID

“I REALLY THINK ‘THIS’ PLACE’LL DO!”

I HEARD MYSELF SAY—“OK–‘PUP’!–JUST FOR AWHILE

THEN YER TIME IS UP!”

DANG THIS BEAGLE’S ‘CLEVER’ TOO! DID YA EVER

THINK A DOG COULD OUT THINK YOU?

HE LOOKED AT ME—ROLLED HIS EYES—GAVE […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Pats Desk|0 Comments