Author Archives: Amy



Amy

Back to the Basics
in Dog, dog training, Dogs, Spokane Dog Training

Back to the Basics

We’ve all been there before. We train our dog to an impeccable level of obedience – first time obedience, great focus, solid eye contact, bombproof training – and then, well, life gets in the way. This happens…that happens…and before...

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July 01, 2017
The Couch Controversy
in Dog

The Couch Controversy

Hi everybody, Amy here! I want to briefly tackle a MYTH in dog training that confuses people ALL.THE.TIME. That is, “Should dogs be allowed on the couch?” The big misunderstanding is that people think they’re breaking...

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May 18, 2017
Recommended Training Equipment
in Uncategorized

Recommended Training Equipment

When it comes to training, having the right equipment makes a big difference! This is a follow-up to the Valor K9 Academy-Spokane Facebook video where I explain what to use, which brands are best, and how to...

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May 08, 2017
in Uncategorized

The importance of state of mind

In dog training, state of mind is everything. It is single-handedly the biggest influence on dog behavior. It affects how your dog reacts to certain situations, stimuli, environments, people, other dogs, bicycles, sounds, movements, everything. State of...

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April 26, 2017
Popular Dog Sports
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Popular Dog Sports

Does your dog love to run, swim, or play fetch? Does your dog seem to have endless amounts of energy? Or maybe your dog is a beautiful purebred and you want to show him off...

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March 06, 2017
Guide to Selecting a Good Breeder
in dog breeders, Puppies

Guide to Selecting a Good Breeder

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is, “How do I find a good breeder?” Deciding on a breed is hard. Finding a good breeder, even harder. Good breeders pay special attention to...

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January 20, 2017