January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! It’s back to chilly weather in North Carolina after having as high as 75 degrees F earlier in the week, which is hot even for this southern area. Interestingly, it often seems like people in cold places prefer warmth, and people in hot places dream of colder, snowier weather at times likeContinue reading “January 1, 2020”

Treat&Train/Manners Minder

I ordered my first Treat&Train (aka Manners Minder) this week. This ingenious device comes from the late veterinarian and dog trainer, Dr. Sophia Yin, and provides us with a way to reward our dogs from a distance. I determined I needed it to train my dog for very specific reasons. Mocha currently has become upsetContinue reading “Treat&Train/Manners Minder”

Raymer Family Dog Training News: October 2019

Raymer Family Dog Training’s Membership Program is officially back up and running. Check it out here: Subscribestar-Dan Raymer If you enjoy our materials (blogs, videos, training handouts, etc.) and want to learn more about dog behavior and training, please support us by subscribing as a member. There’s plenty of other benefits as well. In addition,Continue reading “Raymer Family Dog Training News: October 2019”

Dog Bite Prevention

Introduction to Dog Bites: The good news about serious dog bites is that they are a relatively rare occurrence, and deaths resulting from them are even rarer, especially considering just how many pet dogs exist. In the USA, 40% of households have a dog (Mills, 2017, p. 391). Dr. Ian Dunbar, who created a DogContinue reading “Dog Bite Prevention”