Boarding & Training vs. In-Home Training

Boarding & Training vs. In-Home Training As an owner looking for guidance, you’ve probably perused plenty of board & train programs before finding your way to us, and you’ve probably noticed that one of the things we stress most heavily is that our experience is not the typical boarding experience. This is one of the … Continued

Fixing Resource Guarding: Do It Now, Before It Gets Worse!

Fixing Resource Guarding: Do It Now, Before It Gets Worse! It’s time to talk about a very common behavioral problem: resource guarding. As your dog learns and lives with you, you may notice natural behavioral shifts. Just like people, dogs forget things and adapt new behaviors in reaction to their surroundings, as well as learn … Continued

Real World Dog Training St Louis Style!

Real World Dog Training St Louis Style! If you are in the market searching for a dog trainer it is important to find a trainer who offers “Real World Dog Training.” I know some of you may be wondering “what on earth is real world dog training?” This type of dog training will teach your … Continued

Dog Training Is For Owners Too

Dog Training Is For Owners Too We get a ton of calls and emails from dog owners who are at their wits end with their dog’s problematic behavior. These clients are also owners who have had their dogs trained before at either a doggy boot camp or a board and train program where they don’t … Continued

Separation Anxiety? We CAN Fix That!

Separation Anxiety? We CAN Fix That! Show Me Dog Training has helped countless dogs in the St. Louis area to overcome their separation anxiety. This behavioral issue results in things like chewed up couches, “accidents” in the middle of your living room floor, or excessive barking and whining. Many dogs have less obvious symptoms. If … Continued

Make Training A Top Priority

Make Training A Top Priority For dog owners/parents, training should not be an option, it should be considered a necessity. Even if your dog doesn’t have serious behavior problems or bad habits, it’s a great way to ensure your dog understands your expectations of them, while also positively cementing the relationship between dog and human. … Continued

Mentally exercising your dog

Mentally exercising your dog Exercise is important to your dog’s physical and mental health, but what types of exercise are best? Show Me Dog Training believes that exercise is about quality, not quantity; the key is to play repetitious obedience games with your dog so that you’re exercising both their body and mind. Dogs struggle … Continued

Aggression CAN Be Corrected!

Aggression CAN Be Corrected! As a St. Louis dog trainer, I am ready to take any case, even the toughest dogs imaginable. Throughout my career, I have worked with many clients that have come to me after trying numerous trainers in the past. I don’t make it a secret that I am willing to work … Continued

Kane: Cat Aggression Case Study

Kane: Cat Aggression Case Study Dogs and cats are not known to be instant best friends. The personalities of these two species are very distinct and different: dogs are very loyal, companion-based, and thrive from affection and attention, whereas cats are much more independent and aloof. Still, dogs and cats can get along just fine, … Continued

Our Dog Training Programs: Committed and Balanced

Our Dog Training Programs: Committed and Balanced Becoming a professional dog trainer here in the St. Louis area was one of the best decisions I ever made. Prior to this life-changing experience and career move, I was always around dogs and people who had dogs. I saw a lot of dog owners go through frustration … Continued