Puppy Training for Billy, the Fox Red Labrador

Posted March 5th, 2014, under Blog

Puppy Training 101 Please allow me to introduce to you Billy, the Red Fox Labrador Retriever puppy.  I will be tracking Billy’s puppy training for the next four weeks.  Billy is 9 weeks old and just about the cutest little guy I have ever worked with.   I hope these posts will provide you with some insight […]

What Is a Therapy Dog?

Posted January 25th, 2013, under Blog

Well that all depends on who you ask. The terms Working Dog, Service Dog, Assistance Dog, and yes, Therapy Dog gets used in many contexts. Allow me to sort it all out for you.

Hilton’s Top Ten Dog Breeds

Posted April 24th, 2012, under Blog

The list below contains some of my favorite breeds to work with. I find things that I love about all of the breeds that I have trained over the years but these ten make my personal top of the list.

Is My Dog Over or Under Weight?

Posted April 24th, 2012, under Blog

During the many years that I have spent working with dogs I have been asked repeatedly “Is my dog too fat?” Normally the answer is a resounding yes. We tend to dote on our animals to the point of excess – especially with their diet.