Category: A Trainer’s Tales

  • A Trainer’s Tales Chapter 3

    Everyone gathered in the break room for the Monday morning trainers’ meeting. Weekends were extremely busy at Good Dogs Come to Heaven Training Center so Monday morning was reserved for ring cleaning and staff planning. To enhance the camaraderie staff members took turns bringing food. Today, Sherry brought fruit salad and Jane baked one of […]

  • A Trainer’s Tales Chapter 2

    Andrea always felt drained after Shy Dog class.  She admired the commitment these owners had to helping their dogs but it was still difficult to witness the dogs’ anxiety. The only relief came from the small signs of progress at the end of the six-week session. At the other end of the spectrum Andrea also […]

  • A Trainer’s Tales Chapter 1

    Tires crunched through ruts of semi-frozen slush as Andrea swung her car into the parking lot. The limited number of empty spaces signaled a busy Friday morning for the Good Dogs Come to Heaven Training Center. She pulled around to the side of the building, leaving the choice spots closest to the door available for […]