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.

Addressing Canine Car Sickness and Anxiety

This article was originally published in the Pet Professional Guild's magazine "Barks from the Guild" in September 2018 under the title Overcoming Car Sickness and Anxiety. People are left scratching their heads when it comes to canine car sickness and anxiety. It...

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It’s All Tricks To Your Dog!

We've got a new course coming out real soon! It's Tricky: Learning to Train your Dog with Tricks is being taught by our good friend, Sylvia Borghardt and is going to be not only fun for you and your dog, but the course is full of useful information on training, in...

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Dog Scratchboard for Canine Nail Care – Lori Nanan

Canine Nail Care - Using a Dog Scratchboard Pamela Rhodes is a colleague of mine through the Academy for Dog Trainers  who was recently tasked with helping an elderly dog who has body handling issues and very long nails. She was unsure about the best approach at...

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Jumping for Joy!

Does your dog jump to greet people? Does he beg at the table? Mill about when guests are over? Guess what? You aren't alone! And....you have a normal dog! Congratulations! And if your friends and family are less than thrilled about it, help is on the way! Dog trainers...

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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!

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

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

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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