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10 years ago, dissatisfied with the results I was getting, I began to re-examine how I communicate with dogs. I relearned dog behavior from the dog’s perspective and began modeling my actions on behaviors I saw dogs using to communicate with other dogs. Today, I operate at the intersection of human & canine behavior. I seek to give dogs agency, not commands. I nurture human-dog relationships.

May 20, 2024

My Puppy Destroyed Her Bed. Now What?

In a recent post in a puppy behavior group, virtually everyone said the ONLY solution to this problem is to

By: Dee Green
May 14, 2024

Easy Daily Enrichment for Puppies and Dogs

The easiest enrichment happens at meal times. Puppies need to eat 3 or more times a day while they’re young.

By: Dee Green
May 10, 2024

Airline Carriers Make Puppy Rearing Easier

Easier Overnights Puppy whining, crying and barking overnight rattles the whole house, costing busy parents valuable sleep time. In order

By: Dee Green
May 1, 2024

10 Steps to a More Cooperative, Less Stressful Relationship with Your Puppy

I read a lot of posts on social media from puppy owners distraught because their puppy barks at strangers, chewed

By: Dee Green
February 25, 2024

A Nest Bed Can Change a Puppy or Dog’s Life

Dogs are hardwired to seek “dens” for sleep. A den in this context is a small space they can curl

By: Dee Green
February 21, 2024

Dogs Dig Dens

This is Bret. He won the dog lottery. When Bret was adopted, he was in a fragile emotional state. His

By: Dee Green
February 21, 2024

Killing Dogs with Kindness

I met Johnnie at age 8, shortly after he’d been re-homed. His new family called me because he’d been “a

By: Dee Green
February 21, 2024

Find Your Reactive Dog’s Safe Zone

The first step in desensitizing a reactive dog to the presence of a trigger is determining how far that dog

By: Dee Green
February 20, 2024

House Training Tips for Busy Pet Parents

There are many myths and urban legends surrounding house training on the Internet. Many involve potentially damaging ideas like correcting/punishing

By: Dee Green
February 14, 2024

How to Teach Your Dog to Self-Calm

Dogs don’t come pre-programmed for calm. It’s a learned behavior, especially in stimulating environments. For dogs to learn to self-control,

By: Dee Green
February 14, 2024

One and Done!

Dogs are primarily physical communicators (body language). Humans are primarily verbal.  When our dogs fail to respond as desired to

By: Dee Green
February 11, 2024

Trade, Don’t Take

NOVEMBER 2, 2023 Do you regularly play with knives? Stick your hand in a running blender or mixer? I don’t,

By: Dee Green
February 11, 2024

Changing Dog Opinions

Reactive dogs don’t stop being reactive because they’re punished. Yanking a leash, or yelling “no” at a dog can interrupt

By: Dee Green
February 9, 2024

Exercise Alternatives to Dog Parks and Daycare

The stories of an antibiotic-resistant respiratory disease that’s been fatal in some cases has many dog guardians rethinking their normal

By: Dee Green
Three French bulldogs playing in the grass with a flirt pole
February 9, 2024

Flirt Pole Fun!

Below are my top tips for flirt pole success for draining energy, fulfilling instincts (enrichment) and reinforcing behaviors, below, followed

By: Dee Green
February 9, 2024

Zen on a Leash

When I walk dogs, I get into a zone where it can be hard to carry on a conversation in

By: Dee Green
February 9, 2024

The Leash is a Conversation, Not a Handle

If you think of the leash as a conversation between you & your dog, it’s easy to understand why pulling

By: Dee Green
February 8, 2024

Tools for Addressing Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is a constellation of behaviors that result from underlying anxiety and insecurity. Resolving this complex issue requires a

By: Dee Green
February 6, 2024

Learn, Practice, Proof!

For our dog to truly develop a new habit, we need to practice the behavior consistently and frequently over a

By: Dee Green
February 5, 2024

Introducing Puppies to New Beds, Toys and More

How we introduce something new to a puppy can make a big difference in how the puppy perceives the new

By: Dee Green
December 27, 2023

5 New Puppy Survival Tips for Guardians

As a puppy specialist, I’ve worked with a lot of puppies and owners in the last 25 years. Almost everyone

By: Dee Green
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