Like many herding dogs, Lilly needed a job to keep her mind engaged. So, she was taught to close drawers and all sorts of doors, swinging in different directions to keep her busy.

Lilly learned a solid recall which could also be used to manage her barking at neighbors behind the fence.

Eddie is all sandy & wet
Keeper loves puppies & they love him
Buddy at the Norcal Aussie Sanctuary
Daisy grew a beard!
Ginger at the beach

One of the biggest challenges of owning a smart dogs is keeping their smart minds happy. Mel loves the challenge of discerning "give" & "drop".

Including your dogs in your everyday activities is a great way to keep them busy, engaged and happy - AND improve your training!

Animal behavior; behavior specialist
Certified Behavior Consultant;  behavior specialist
Dog training academy; certified trainer
Pet Therapy; AAA; AAT