Troubleshooting Handler Errors And Dog Behavior

A lot of what I do as a professional is to troubleshoot dog owner handling errors and dog behavior abnormalities. My expertise helps trace errors and problems back to their root causes and then I can propose effective solutions. Here is a simple example… I’m working with a 16 week old Bernadoodle. She’s a funny […]

Arizona Dog Training In The Summer

When I first moved to the Phoenix, Arizona area I was very concerned about how to train dogs during the summer. After being here for several years, I have it figured out… First, is the handler. I pay attention to the physical location, weather and physical condition of the dog owner. I’ve worked with some […]

Dog Training And Conscientiousness

What is probably the most important aspect of dog training that I want all my students to understand? Conscientiousness… First, that means seeing the training as a duty to be fulfilled. Accept the responsibility. Carry the load. Make a moral and practical decision to get trained, and to get your dog trained. Second, that means […]

Dog Training Breaking Points

Every dog has breaking points, physically and mentally. Thus, it is wise to set limits as to what stimuli your dog has to deal with… For example, dogs can sometimes get in a fight with another dog in the home. Maybe the first time, the dogs can once again get along. Sometimes, just that one […]

Dog Training Turning Points

Life has turning points. These are key events, or milestones, in your life that change you forever. Dogs also have turning points. The question is always whether they will turn out for the good or bad… I experienced a number of turning points in my life. As, or after, each incident, I knew something had […]

Maintaining A Proper Mental Attitude During Your Dog Training Lessons

If you don’t learn and practice the proper mental attitude during your dog training lessons, you will not get the most out of the lessons, nor will you be prepared to use the training in real life situations. Similarly, if you don’t help your dog to learn and practice with the proper mental attitude, your […]

Help, My Dog Is Broken!

You are making breakfast. Without looking, your sleeve brushes your plate off the edge of the counter, it falls to the floor, and shatters. For some dogs, after being attacked by another dog, being abused, or having to defend themselves against a human, the dog changes. What was once a social dog is now wary […]

Dog Training Shortcuts

Dog Training Shortcuts Call Today! Sam Basso PHOENIX , AZ AREA: (602) 708-4531 OR, if you are out of this area, inquire about a telephone or e-Lesson Email: [email protected] I was speaking with a fitness trainer recently about performance enhancing drugs. This trainer works with professional athletes and is a big believer in hard work […]

Healing Wounds To The Heart: You And Your Dog

Healing Wounds To The Heart: You And Your Dog – Phoenix Dog Training – Dog Trainer – Behaviorist Call Today! Sam Basso PHOENIX , AZ AREA: (602) 708-4531 OR, if you are out of this area, inquire about a telephone or e-Lesson Email: [email protected] My job is often healing wounds to the heart… of a […]