Lori's Blog

Canine Education for Humans

Canine Education for Humans

This blog is focused on providing education and resources to dog trainers, owners and non profit organizations. Look out for details on course launches, experiences we’ve had in the dog industry, plus tips for all people interested in our canine companions.

Separation Anxiety and A-Ha! Moments

Separation Anxiety and A-Ha! Moments

Having worked for Malena DeMartini for 2 years, having read her book multiple times and having attended 2 of her seminars (Fixing the Unfixable and Mission: Possible), I really thought I understood separation anxiety. Not enough to take on clients dealing with it-...

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Help for your dog is a click away!

Help for your dog is a click away!

We are thrilled with the response and engagement we’ve seen with our first online course: Nailed It: A Course in Canine Nail Care and are delighted to announce that we are expanding our educational offerings. What we’ve learned confirms what we already believed: when...

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How Instagram has Helped my Business Grow

How Instagram has Helped my Business Grow

When I first began using Instagram, I used it as a place where I could post an obnoxious amount of photos of my dog. However, after adopting my first dog, I was inspired to begin volunteering at my local animal shelter. My Instagram then became a mix of my dog Milo,...

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Using Social Media to Grow Your Business

Using Social Media to Grow Your Business

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a social media addict. Facebook is pretty much always open when I am working on my computer and I compulsively check my phone. I’m not saying these are good habits, it just is what it is. And what I can tell you is that, for me,...

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Streamline Tasks For Your Dog Business

Streamline Tasks For Your Dog Business

Administrative tasks are the epitome of a ‘can’t live with you, can’t live without you’ relationship.  For a business, you MUST keep up with admin duties, but they also take up a lot of time when you’re doing them on your own, right? To start, there are a lot of ways...

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Why Dog Pros Should Be Blogging

Why Dog Pros Should Be Blogging

As I write this blog, I already have a tiny feeling of ‘oh gosh, how will I get through writing this blog’.  Most of us with small businesses feel that way.  Most dog trainers, specifically, feel that way quite often since ‘blogging’ is not exactly what you signed up...

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How to Nail the Holidays

How to Nail the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, we thought we’d like to participate in the festivities in the best way possible: by offering Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on Nailed It: A Course in Canine Nail Care! This course is designed to help people become comfortable with...

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A Dog Trainer’s Point of View

A Dog Trainer’s Point of View

When I was actively training dogs, I was astounded by the amount of work that went into running my business. From scheduling, to writing training plans and client notes, to preparing homework - these were just the things that were directly related to working with...

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Cooperative Nail Care is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Cooperative Nail Care is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Nailed It! A Course in Canine Nail Care was just launched this past Thursday and so far, I am simply blown away by what I am seeing and hearing. I think I secretly really thought I was alone, that I was the only one who found nail care stressful, overwhelming or scary...

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