. . . → Read More: The “Honeymoon Period”
You could think of this as a love letter of sorts, but instead of attracting a perfect soul mate, I’m looking for …
My Ideal Clients:
Are almost always looking for solutions to help them with a new dog:
Many have recently acquired a puppy.
Most of my clients have owned dogs . . . → Read More: My Ideal Client Copyright©2012 by Karyn Garvin
At the age of nine I began my first journey into one of my life’s most transforming experiences. My father was working for Firestone tires in Des Moines, Iowa and applied for a position overseas. He was accepted, and received an assignment to, of all places, Bombay, India. So we packed up and moved there in . . . → Read More: My first experience in knowing that God is everywhere.
Ahhh. I wish I could be a dog for just one day. A day to see the world through its eyes, to see like it sees. I’d like for just one day to smell what it smells. To hear how it hears. And to love as it loves. One day to experience a full day of . . . → Read More: A Dog’s Experience … With Time Copyright©2012 by Karyn Garvin
Dogs do dig, some more than others. No matter where you live, the summer months increase the likelihood that your canine companion will be digging. In warmer parts of the country the digging behavior is often motivated by a need to find a cooler place to lie down outside. In other parts of the country it . . . → Read More: Dogs Dig Summer Copyright©2012 by Karyn Garvin
When you go for a walk in your neighborhood, do you feel unsafe because of a dog that barks ferociously at you when you pass by its home? As a local resident and fellow dog owner I want to share some insight with you as to why we have a growing concern with aggressive and biting . . . → Read More: Dog Aggression & The Residential Dog Copyright©2012 by Karyn Garvin
Copyright©2012 by Karyn Garvin
Most people would agree that they would do almost anything to keep their dogs safe at home. We love our dogs; they are important members of our family. The idea of anything happening to them is horrifying. Yet thousands of dogs, even well trained dogs are still running away from home. . . . → Read More: Mixed Messages
In my earlier years, I fell into the trap of believing that certain dog behaviors were bad. As a matter of fact, the first book that I carried around like a Bible in the 1970s was titled “Behavior Problems In Dogs,” published by the American Veterinary Association. The problem in today’s world . . . → Read More: Divine By Nature … Not By Behavior
Recently I went to a very interesting and unusual appointment at a client’s home. Typically when I arrive, I am carrying a 5×7 card, which my office has given me, containing the client’s information. The notes on this particular card told me that this family had two dogs, Winchester and Malcolm, and that they were not . . . → Read More: The Evidence Did Not Add Up
Today, I went for an early morning walk with a former client of mine. She is very dog- savvy, having owned, trained and shown a number of dogs in her lifetime. But even with all of her experience she needed a little professional assurance.
The dog she has now is a huge, powerful, unneutered, young male Doberman . . . → Read More: It’s just a choice …