Tails and Trends – Winter 2017/18

Hello friends! If you love dog-related facts with which to impress your friends, check out the Fur and Feather Works Tails and Trends, our quarterly newsletter!

CGC test this weekend!

We still have a couple of spots left in our AKC Canine Good Citizen tests coming up this Sunday, the 10th! Call us at (775) 453-5753 if you’d like to join the fun!

“Is Your Dog Friendly?” is the wrong question.

For anyone who hesitates with that question … you’re not alone.  Let’s change the question, and the expectations.  This is an excellent article. Is He Friendly?

Learn to Speak Dog Workshop 2017

Ever wanted to have a conversation with your dog?  Wonder what they’re thinking? Do you want to be able to choose dogs your dog will get along with, and avoid those she won’t? Dogs spend their whole lives learning to speak “human.” Maybe it’s time we humans learned to speak dog. Back by popular demand, […]

The Golden Rule of Animal Training

The Golden Rule of animal training: Don’t ever, ever call your pet to you (or ask your bird to step up), then punish them.  Animals are not stupid; they learn by association and consequences, and if there is an unwanted consequence for coming to you, they will be reluctant to do it again!  Especially if […]

Registration open: Therapy Dog Handling course

The Therapy Dog Handling course is live on the TMCC website, and registration is open! Hope to see you in September! (Click here to register)  

Tails and Trends – Summer 2017

Our latest newsletter is out! The Therapy Dog Handling course through TMCC is back in September! Dog Temperature Facts 4 Tips for Office Etiquette Click here to read the full edition!

Puppy Socialization

Puppy Socialization: What it means and how to do it right It’s not just a buzz word!  Socialization simply means “learning to live in a society.”  For dogs, this means learning to live in a human society, which takes some active effort on our part.  Most young social animals are very receptive to new experiences, […]

Teach a SUPER AWESOME “Stay!”

Introducing our Sensational Stays class! Open to dogs of all skill levels, this course and focuses on developing impulse control through exercises such as It’s Your Choice, Crate Games and Platform and Mat behaviors.  Over the course of the six weeks, dogs and handlers will work through increasingly difficult distractions, such as dropping a basket […]

Next CGC/S.T.A.R. Puppy test!

What: AKC Canine Good Citizen/S.T.A.R. Puppy Test! Where: Fur and Feather Works: 9475 Double R Blvd, Ste. 12B When: Saturday, April 22 at 2:30pm Cost $25 Unsure whether your dog is ready? Here is more information on the CGC test. Any puppy (under 1 year old) who has taken classes with us may participate in […]

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