Blog Archives

Growling – Is it Bad?

Imagine a friend is poking fun at you and you’re both laughing but then they start taking it too far. It started out funny, but now you’re not loving it anymore. “Okay, hey, that’s enough,” you might say. Your reaction … Continue reading

Sit, Stay, Jingle All the Way: Tips for Teaching a Polite Stay

The holidays are here, and your dog is… well, over there… and moving fast! You’d love for your dog to hold their position for the perfect Christmas photo, or to simply not jump on Gramma when she comes through the … Continue reading

Breezy Dog Walks Start With the Right Harness

Imagine you are preparing for a leisurely walk with your four-legged friend, ready to enjoy the outdoors together. But as soon as you step outside, your pup’s excitement takes over, turning what should be a relaxing stroll into a tug-of-war. … Continue reading

Travel Tips: Prep for a Joyful Road Trip with Your Dog

Summer is here – 7 Tips for Safer Travel With summer here, you may be thinking about taking your dog on some new adventures out of town. You could have an unforgettable experience – but hopefully not for the wrong … Continue reading

Bringing Positive Training to the K9 Unit

Meet Featured Student Chris Weber and Murphy the Belgian Malinois Chris started out as a Sherriff and wanted to advance his knowledge of training and behavior, so he began studying with CATCH. He was a hobby trainer previously and does … Continue reading

Seven Separation Anxiety Myths

Seven Separation Anxiety Myths by Nicole Wilde As a canine behavior specialist, I’ve seen my share of dogs over the years who suffered from separation anxiety. The vast majority of my clients have been able to modify their dog’s distress … Continue reading

CATCH at the APDT Conference this Year

In-Home Rivalries Between Dogs are Common How to Train Beloved Pets to Live Together Peacefully CATCH School Director, David Muriello, CPDT-KA, SDC, will be presenting at the Association of Professional Dog Trainers Conference this October. One of the talks he’ll … Continue reading

A Big Miss on Every Puppy Socialization Checklist

Don’t Be in the Dark On This There is nothing like the pure joy of knowing you are going to bring a new puppy into your life. And then there are the technical details. Ever the eager trainer, I printed … Continue reading

Advanced Behavior So Simple Even a 3-Month Old Can Learn It

Some of the most useful manners can be built from simple training techniques. In this video, we’ll show you a few snippets of Hazel and Lido displaying self-control and having fun doing it. Hazel is 10 years old and Lido … Continue reading

You CAN Get Focused Attention Around Distractions

4 Quick Tips for Connection Outdoors Check out Lido, the new pup of David, our School Director.  At the age of 3 months, he is already doing great with looking at temptations (like this squirrel) and then looking back at … Continue reading


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