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Private Training – Fast, Efficient, Effective

Posted on: September 14, 2015 - No Comments

Whether you have a new puppy or want to brush up on skills with your older dog, private training is the way to go! All of my attention is on you and your dog. Give us me a call today at 757 389-5359.

Fall Classes begin on September 14, 2014

Posted on: September 8, 2014 - No Comments

Want to have a great time while learning how to teach your dog? Join our Basic Obedience class which begins on Sunday, September 14. Pre-registration is REQUIRED.  Send an email today!

Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT) for Reactive Dogs

Posted on: April 30, 2013 - No Comments

I just returned from taking the 5 day Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT) instructor’s workshop with Grisha Stewart.  This is a great way to work with reactive dogs to help them improve their coping skills and empower owners to work with their reactive dogs.  I am really looking forward to applying the knowledge and skills I […]

Spring Dog Training Classes Begin April 14, 2013

Posted on: March 8, 2013 - 1 Comment

Looking for some fun with your dog?  Why not take a class!  Basic Obedience, Intermediate Obedience and AKC Rally classes are being offered starting on April 14th, 2013.  If you would like more information, please send an email to [email protected]  Training reaffirms and grows the bond between you and your dog.  It’s fun for the […]

Product Review: Vest for Reactive Dogs

Posted on: July 5, 2012 - 10 Comments

There are many clients that work with me who have reactive dogs.  Many of these dogs are rescues.  They are loving and fun at home, where they feel safe, but when they get out into the big wide world, it’s a different story.  Mostly out of fear, these dogs act out when confronted with situations […]

Wonderful Words from Friends

Posted on: May 29, 2012 - 1 Comment

I received a thank you card from some old friends who visited earlier this spring.  They are really not “dog people” per se, but their words really blew me away.  I guess they liked my dog Wylie and I am so proud that she is such a good canine ambassador.  This is some of what […]

It’s Time to Leave the Wolf Stuff Behind !

Posted on: February 16, 2012 - 3 Comments

” Domestication has somewhat atrophied the social repertoire of dogs, and many of the social behaviours of wolves are irrelevant to the social ecology of dogs. Besides, what kind of relationship do we want with our dogs? One based on conflicts, dominance and inequality, or one based on harmony, play and mutual understanding? We have […]

Dog Training Classes Begin on March 25, 2012

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Looking for some fun with your dog?  Why not take a class!  Basic Obedience, Intermediate Obedience and AKC Rally classes are being offered starting on March 25th, 2012.  If you would like more information, please send an email to [email protected]  Training reaffirms and grows the bond between you and your dog.  It’s fun for the dogs […]

Welcome Fellow Dog Lovers!

Posted on: December 8, 2010 - 3 Comments

Hi, and welcome to Dale’s Dog Training Academy LLC at Victoria Stilwell Positively. Watch here for some great information and tips on positive reinforcement dog training.  I will be posting regularly, so make sure you visit often.  I look forward to working with you!