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: […]

Top 5 Dog Training Mistakes

Stay consistent, use your tools when needed, have the confidence!   Below are the top 5 mistakes that most dog owners make when training their dog. All can be solved with a little help and encouragement. Just because you have a dog does not mean you need to go to dog training but you should […]


What and how much should you feed your dog Feed them right How do I know how much to feed my dog? You need to count calories on everything that goes into your dogs mouth. Snacks, bones, training treats, dog food, left over salmon what ever it is know how many calories your dog is […]

Questions To Ask A Dog Trainer

Does it matter what the answer is? Below are a few questions and my answers that from time to time I have been asked. Do they really mean anything at the end of the day? Does it make me or any dog trainer better than another? What it comes down to is, people are trying […]

Training With Rules

Structure, Routines,, Expectations and Purpose The Biggest Challenge Why do we put our own emotions on our dogs Own Your Own Emotions The biggest challenge we have as dog owners is thinking our dogs have the same feelings and emotions as we do. I am not saying dogs don’t have emotions, what I am saying […]