Category Archives: Training Chronicles

The Importance of Puppy Socialization

Problems Associated With Improper or Absent Puppy Socialization The Puppy Socialization Period (4 to 16 weeks) is the most critical period for influencing a dog’s temperament, character, behavior and avoiding problems. Preventing potential problems is far more effective than trying … Continue reading

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Back To Basics

In the wild, animals hunt for their food. Sometimes they hunt yet come home with nothing to eat or feed their young. Domesticated animals receive food in a bowl. I’ve gone back to “puppy training” Milan by asking her to … Continue reading

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Benefits of Dog Walking

Sharing an email that I sent to a client who didn’t seem to believe in walking his Boxer puppy. 1) Socialization with other dogs There are dog-dog manners that they can learn only from interacting with other dogs 2) Socialization … Continue reading

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The Science of Dog Training

Apparently some friends are wondering why the hell I’m dog training (my own dogs, for now) full-time. Probably much like when they were wondering why the hell I was working as a celebrity’s P.A. (aka alalay ng artista) full-time some … Continue reading

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Crate Training

Crate-training is necessary if you a) intend to transport your dog via vehicle or aircraft; b) ever need to leave your dog at home, unsupervised -among other reasons. From Day 1 I knew the first thing I needed to teach my … Continue reading

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