That Dog Sam

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Joe Dickinson. Categories: Uncategorized.

The story begins like this. From a very young age as far back as I can remember I have always been connected to animals in one way or another. We did not always have pets let alone a dog but when the opportunity was there we had pets. From cats to fish to birds to […]

It’s All About Connection

Posted on February 5, 2018 by Shannon. Categories: Uncategorized.

When you have true connection you have a dog that is your companion. Connection is a relationship in which a person, thing or idea is linked or associated with something else. All dog owners should find a connection with their dogs. Dog training is more than teaching your dog commands such as sit, down, stay, […]

Building Confidence In Training

Posted on January 29, 2018 by Melissa Jackson. Categories: Uncategorized.

Many people find it overwhelming when they begin training their dog.  I hear this often in consultations and want you to know you are not alone.  Here are some of the myths I’ve encountered that I feel are regarding the confidence of dog training. You have to be an expert to train your dog. – FALSE […]

A Blog About Biting

Posted on January 22, 2018 by Joe Dickinson. Categories: Uncategorized.

I find it important to define biting based on the dictionary because biting is such a broad word. The word biting is an adjective not an action word but a descriptive word which sounds better and less intense then it being an action word. :  having the power to bite a biting wind; especially :  […]

Should You Be the “Alpha”

It is important to know what Alpha means before we go into the interpretation for dog training. Alpha is the first letter of the alphabet, the beginning, the leader, the one who takes charge, the dominant one in a group. This covers most of what alpha means. Now lets put that in terms of dogs […]

Summer Giveaway Gear List!

We are excited to offer a summer giveaway for More Than Sit!  We are offering an adventure gear bag and one year free membership to our behavior and obedience package so you can train your dog and then get out adventuring for the summer. You Can enter to win Below The Gear includes: backpack hydration […]

Off Leash Hikes and Dog Parks

Summer is here!  A time to go out on adventures with your dog.  While you are out I would like you to consider that off leash hikes and dog parks are places for dogs who are already social, NOT for dogs who need to work on their social skills.   I’ve created a guide for […]

5 Steps To Getting Your Dog To Come When Called

People Fail their dogs all of the time, because “Come” is not easy!   If we take our time to teach, proof and expect the behavior they will come. Some dogs can be taught in a week most in 3-6 months. If you take the time right now and go through each step until they […]

Why You Need More Than Sit

Dog training is a journey that never ends. Our dogs will never be perfect, you should always strive to teach them more and continue to create purpose in your dogs.   My Story From the time I was 12 years old I found a deep love for dogs but it was deeper than that and […]

7 Myths About Dog Training

We can always come up with excuses why our dog has a certain behavior, the secret is there is no excuses for bad behaviors     There are so many reasons why we don’t train our dogs but at the end of the day we need to create a connection through training!   Myth 1: […]