I know you have a million questions about how to properly train your dog. I want to help you get started with a few training essentials. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, or you come up with some questions of your own, please let me know. Making new connections and developing lasting relationships with my clients is a passion of mine.

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E collar Technologies

E Collar Technologies

It's so easy to be overwhelmed by the variety in training tools available! In the right hands and with the right equipment e-collars can be a phenomenal tool! Please let me know if you're interested in how this could benefit you and your dog and I'd love to help you find exactly the right tool to use.

Using Marker Words in Training

A great article explaining the use of markers in training and why it's important. 

Top Tier K9 DVD 

An excellent resource I recommend to all my clients! Everything you need to get started with your dog or puppy to set them up for success! I have these on hand generally or you can order them through this link. 

Micheal Ellis Philosophy of Dog Training

Article on Socialization 

Socialization is so much more than just letting dogs play. There is a process and and program to creating a happy confident dog. This article helps explain what productive "socialization" really is. 

Why should you crate train your dog? 

Crate training is an integral part of our program. Learn why we use crates as part of our program here. 


What kind of food should I feed my dog? 

I've fed a ton of the "great" brands of dog foods over the years and I always come back to these three for their high quality & great price. We use them for all our rescue dogs and my personal dogs for years and have never had any issues. Often you can find it locally or order it through I choose between them depending on the dog and their health and activity level. 

Victor, Inukshuk and Kinetic are all fantastic brands you can trust. 


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Micheal Ellis Philosophy of Dog Training

No matter how many times I watch this video it's so good and I always pick up something new.

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