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Mixing Methodologies

Posted on 07/15/11 61 Comments

Okay, I just love this photo of the “great white” from yesterday’s video, yes this is my special “DeeDog” girle “DeCaff.” She claims not guilty, I tend to believe her as all our dogs are just a product of what we know. To follow up on yesterday’s blog post about the impact of “corrections” on […]

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Dogs Do It So Shouldn’t We?

Posted on 07/14/11 49 Comments

Since posting my most recent webinar series on Dealing With Your Dog Training Challenges (http://www.puppypeaks.com/sp/5822-join-puppypeaks) where I share the challenges trying to live life in “Do-Land” I have gotten some really thought provoking questions about what I am suggesting. Thanks for those. First of all, let me be clear. I am no saint. My goal is […]

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To Peak or Not to Peak

Posted on 07/12/11 1 Comment

Well, today we open up registrations my latest internet adventure “Puppy Peaks.” http://www.puppypeaks.com/sp/5822-join-puppypeaks328 This has been a fun project to work on. It is my first “membership” site. One where you can pay either monthly or annually for a chance to be a “fly on the wall” while I train my puppy “Swagger.”  You can […]

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An Evening With Swagger

Posted on 07/11/11 33 Comments

Swagger Well judging from the name of this blog post it could either be about my puppy or about me strutting my stuff on a night on the town somewhere. The video will clarify anything the pictures don’t. This is all about my boy Swag. Mr. Swagger is growing up so nicely, I am absolutely […]

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It is Better to Journey Together

Posted on 06/29/11 32 Comments

Thank You I am grateful and excited that so many of you are going to be on the PuppyPeaks journey with Swagger and I.  First I am excited because I am looking forward to showing off the Swagamuffin. Doesn’t every proud momma want her puppy to be the center of attention? Second, to be able […]

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Getting Close!

Posted on 06/23/11 22 Comments

Okay today is the day. My first ever no charge live webinar. I know we are just about at capacity in the 8:30 pm call so if you are interested in hearing about the Say Yes foundation program please don’t sit on this because I will not be making this webinar available for public …

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Are You Busy On Thursday?

Posted on 06/21/11 12 Comments

Here  is something I often hear when I am on the road;  “I would love to take one of your workshops Susan but I can’t afford to travel” or “I can’t afford the high prices to get in”. So this Thursday you CAN attend one of my seminars and you don’t have to worry about […]

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Successes All Around

Posted on 06/19/11 13 Comments

Moving into our last day of Critical Elements camp, I am a little sad to see it all end. It is so much fun being a student and we have such a great group of students — we are all accomplishing a ton. Of the four goals I laid out for Swagger and I before […]

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Critical Elements for Swagger & Raven

Posted on 06/16/11 27 Comments

Very exciting day. Tomorrow 4 1/2 month old Swagger and his cousin Raven start their first ever “Advances in Dog Training” and “Critical Elements course (formerly known as puppy camp). I am certain neither puppy will have any issue with the skills required (we both have an advantage here) but it is the environment with […]

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Puppy Distractions Go to a New Level!

Posted on 06/12/11 15 Comments

As I have been travelling around North American over the past two weeks, my now 19 week old puppy has gotten lots of great experiences. First he travelled with Lynda and I on an 18 hour car trip down to Perry Georgia. He was a model of perfection. Never once making a peep while crated […]

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