I’ll be volunteering at this event today at a local bar. We are bringing in some dogs from the Newark shelter and hope to get some adopted! I will be helping people choose the dogs that best fit their family, and help answer any dog training questions people have. If you are in the … More Woofstock!!
Dog Bite Prevention Week wasÂ May 15-21, 2011. Last friday was also Career Day atÂ Park Elementary School in Newark, NJ. I was invited to come and present, so I drove up to spendÂ the morning in front of 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders. It is estimated that half of ALL children are bitten by a dog, so … More Dog Bite Prevention Week and Career Day
Picking the right food for your dog can be a challenge. There are a lot of things to consider: nutritional content, convenience, price, your dogâ€™s tastes, age and health. Nutrition should be your foremost concern, as your dogâ€™s health and behavior will be greatly affected by this factor. Once you make your decision, you should … More Choosing the Right Dog Food
I recently collected the results of my 2010 client survey. I am happy to report that it was very helpful and I will be able to use the results to improve my services in 2011. Here are some of the highlights: – Results were collected from clients that used our services to help with a … More Side by Side Dog Training Survey Results
Destructive chewing is a very common problem among owners of new dogs, and especially those with growing puppies. All dogs, from 6 wks old through adulthood, have a natural desire and need to chew. Some dogs were specifically bred to be more “mouthy” than others, or just tend toward that in their personality. In order … More Destructive Chewing: Chew on This!
Got some doggie behavior questions that you have been dying to get answered? Come on down to Montclair Feed and Pet Supply tomorrow from 9:30AM-10:30AM! I will be there to discuss any problems you are having, or to just ponder theories on why dogs eat grass and roll on dead animals. I’d love to see … More Ask the Trainer!
Thanks for your patience over the past weeks as I took the time to figure out life with 2 kids. I’m excited to return to the world of active dog training. I look forward to your calls, emails and most of all, to meeting you, your dog, and helping to make both of your lives … More Aaaaaaaand… She’s Back!
Thank you all for your interest in and support of Side by Side Dog Training. Our newest little bundle arrived Monday, March 29th, and no, it was not a puppy! Joel Tiernan Walker is taking up a considerable amount of my time right now, but shows very early prospects of being as good of a … More Maternity Leave!
When you need help changing your dog’s behavior, it can be very confusing to know where to look. The internet offers instant information and access to a myriad of trainers, articles and self-help books. However, the best approach will depend largely on your particular situation. For example, if you have a new puppy and this … More How to Choose a Dog Trainer
Thank you for all who attended the seminars! I will update when we have more in the future! Free dog training seminars will be held at Montclair Feed and Pet Supply in Montclair, NJ. Open to the public, seminar with demo only- only people, no dogs, please! This Saturday November 21st at 10AM: “Sit, Stay, … More Free Dog Training Seminars!