Category Archives: Dog Training San Diego

Walking, Running and Sitting as Yoga for Dogs with Anxiety

Yoga is highly recommended for anyone who suffers from anxiety. Much of the reason is to work with quieting the mind but another benefit is the focus on breathing. Which in turn brings a quieting of the mind. So in the case of the dog who suffers anxiety why wouldn’t this be the same? And…

What If My Dog Doesn’t Like Running with Me?

One of the wonderful things about Habits Coaching and writing a book about running for dogs has been the interaction I get with people and their dogs.  Here is a question I recently receive about a Labrador and the habit of running: HI Jt … I have a question for you … I have been…

Training Your Dog to Come To You as A Habit

Training your dog to come to you every single time is nothing more than changing habit. Just like anything if you never practice the fundamentals and go straight to the big time, failure is sure to be found. In the case of making recall a habit, your dog must be able to do it from…

Hey McDonalds Hawaii Loves Pit Bulls

America’s Bark Off to McDonald’s from BADRAP.org on Vimeo. Way to go dog owners. You spoke up quickly and prompted McDonalds to take down their ridiculous advertising suggesting Chicken McNuggets are safer then petting a Pit Bull. Hawaii has limited number of McDonalds and a large population of Pit Bulls. More good than bad once…

Puppy Training the Sit Stay Trick

The greatest thing ever about training a puppy is it makes the best friend you could ever imagine early on in your relationship. In Hawaii it’s called puppy training of the best kine! The rest of you can go with kind, which is a good word as well. I love it when people start right…

Walk Run Wag Dog 5K

The New Year, 2012 has arrived and now is the time a few days into it to really get down to following through with all those good healthy intentions you came up with on New Year’s Eve.  Less than a week ago. Health and fitness is on top of the list for so many, so…

Dog New Year’s Resolutions | To Run More

If your dog could make a New Year’s Resolution what do you think it would be? Actually I’d love to hear your thoughts so leave the answer to that one in the comments please. As a professional trainer the common answer would be if dogs could speak in English, “I want to run more.” Really….

Merry Christmas from K9 Coach Big Island Dog

This is what I love about dogs. They are in fact this cute. They warm our hearts. We love them more than words can sometimes explain. Seize as much joy as possible this holiday by finding all of those special moments you share with family, friends and of course your loyal dog. Let go of…

Dog Training Kailua Kona Big Island Hawaii and San Diego CA

The move has been made and here is what you can expect for dog training in 2012…. I train dogs and their people in Kailua Kona, The Big Island, Hawaii now! But, for those of you in San Diego the good news is great dog training continues on here as well. I wouldn’t leave 10…