Category Archives: Training

Resources that help owners work with their dogs. Businesses, individuals, books, websites, video, audio.

Agility resources

Agility for beginners — PDF Agility info AKC Agility info wiki page Agility course designs — make your own course design Course obstacle projects & plans North American Dog Agility Council Equipment, supplies, books, dvds, etc Training, camps, information USDAA — United States Dog Agility Association Saint Louis area places / people who teach agility.Eimagility… Read More »

Service & Therapy

What is a service animal? A service animal is any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. For example, guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling wheelchairs, alerting and… Read More »

Separation anxiety

Separation Anxiety –(source) Dogs with separation anxiety exhibit behavior problems when they are left alone. Typically, they’ll have a “dramatic” anxiety response within a short time (1 to 45 minutes) after their owners leave them. The most common of these behaviors are: digging, chewing and scratching at doors or windows in an attempt to escape and… Read More »