85% of Dog Owners Say Pets are Family

Gauging Family Intimacy Dogs may be known as man’s best friend, but for most of their owners, even that lavish sobriquet appears to undershoot the mark. Fully 85% of dog owners say they consider their pet to be a member of their family, according to a Pew Research Center survey. And most cat owners (78%) feel the same way. … Read more

Private Dog Training

I’m Joe Ozier. Since 2011, I’ve been providing in home private dog training and helping dog owners with their specific dog issues. I am a dog lover and an advocate for their better and more relaxed mental states of mind. My present work involve’s “Basic Training and Instruction for dogs and their People”. I sometimes … Read more

Dog Training Basics

Preparing Your Home for a New Dog In this blog about Dog Training Basics, I want you to prepare your home for your new dog. In the back of my first children’s book, Shea’s Lounge, I include tips for dog owners bringing a dog into their home.  Click HERE to go to Shea’s Lounge Page. … Read more

Training A Dog

Training a Dog Takes Patience and Persistence I have been professionally training dogs and their people since April of 2011. Get to Know Your Dog My fast in-home dog training has helped many dogs and owners get through the rough times when training a dog to listen to their owners, because it takes place in … Read more

Meet the Author of Shea’s Lounge

For Immediate Release Fresno, CA – Joe Ozier wandered into a Florida animal shelter to research his developing new musical. He had no idea that he’d be leaving with a Border Collie that would literally change his outlook on life. Meeting Sheas resulted in Joe Ozier’s first published children’s book entitled Shea’s Lounge. From his early … Read more

Aggression In Dogs

Leash Training Can Help Aggression in Dogs When you walk a dog on a leash, you can open a pathway to your dog and create some valuable understanding between you. If you train with anger or yanking, then you will only cause aggression in dogs.  Instead, the best training is approached with subtle calm and … Read more

Aggressive Dog Behavior

Aggressive Dog Behavior – How to Stop Your Dog Aggression Issues ? Aggressive dog behavior  can be a result of a number of factors. Often, the trigger is something from the dog’s years as a puppy that was never extinguished. Other times the problem comes out of the dominance factor between the owner and dog. What’s … Read more

Stop Your Dog From Barking

Dogs bark simply because it’s the only way they can communicate. There is only one breed of dog that does not bark at all: the Basenji. All other dogs have the want and need to be vocal. Before you begin any dog training to halt your dog’s barking, you must understand why dogs bark and which kinds … Read more

Stop Dog Barking

Stop Dog Barking – Secrets to Stop Dog Barking Behaviors  Dog barking is upsetting your life, as well as the lives of your neighbors. Most owners believe that there is nothing left for you to do other than rehome your dog for the sake of a more normal and peaceful environment. Before you take any drastic … Read more

Stop Dog Biting ASAP

Early Training for Puppies Helps Stop Dog Biting If you have ever had to get help to stop a dog from biting, then you get the problem. Without guidance, as the dog gets older, this issue becomes a more serious problem for family, guests and neighbors. You want to get the biting under control, no matter how … Read more

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