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Training with Kindness
Effective, reward-based training...no need for choke chains, prong collars or shock collars
Serving Richland and Lexington Counties in SC
Serving other counties remotely
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Links to Phyllis' monthly Pet Page articles
in The Columbia Star
Check out her articles published the second Friday of each month, on newstands and online
Picking the Rescue Dog that is Right for You
Which rescue dog is best for you? How do you select the right one?
In Defense of Responsible Breeders
When you decide you want a purebred puppy here are tips to pick the right one.
If You Take It, I May Bite You; What To Do If Your Dog Guards Things
If your dog growls when you try to take something from him, it may be time to contact a force-free trainer
Study confirms it: adolescent dogs are like human teenagers
Understanding and managing your adolescent dog
Countersurfing, the sport of canines
Tips on preventing your dog from stealing off the counter
When your puppy says, "I want it now!"
Teaching your puppy or dog frustration tolerance and independence training
What to expect when you rescue a dog
Tips for incorporating a newly adopted dog into your family
Give peace a chance: what to do when your dogs are fighting
Tips on handling inter-dog aggression in the home
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