Fur and Feather Works is moving to a new home!

We’ve outgrown our old home at The Dog Park! Dog Daycare (and we’re so grateful to them for their partnership for the past 5 years), so we’re moving to a bigger, better facility! Beginning in late January or early February (depending on when the renovations will be done), group classes and in-facility private lessons will […]

Gift Certificates Available!

Know what makes a great gift for the animal lover in your life? Gift certificates for fun training! Any class, any private training, any amount. Maybe for our Learn to Speak Dog workshop? What a thoughtful gift, you wonderful human being, you.

Learn to Speak Dog: A Body Language Workshop

Ever wanted to have a conversation with your dog?  Wonder what they’re thinking? Do you want to know how to tell what are good, safe social interactions, and what’s going to end badly? Dogs spend their whole lives learning to speak “human.” Maybe it’s time we humans learned to speak dog. Back by popular demand, […]

Dog Tracking Seminar!

Finally, tracking is being offered again in our area! What is tracking? Beginning Tracking Seminar Where: ¾ Circle H Ranch 1350 Dresslerville Road Gardnerville, Nevada 89460 When: November 21 & 22, 2015 From 10:00 am to 3:00 pm The purpose of this seminar is to introduce the dog sport of tracking and get the dog/handler […]

Burgeoning Success Story: Freckles

Freckles’ mom wrote us a Facebook message to say: “Freckles just wanted to say thank you Joanna for helping him make a new human friend, our training tonight went WONDERFUL!!” Freckles is afraid of new people, and doesn’t make friends easily, so this is big news for him.  Good job, buddy!

Success Story: Ralphie

Ralphie is a rescued dog who had been in some dog fights – including a particularly severe one which most likely happened because he was tied in someone’s yard.  With some patience, training, and the proper introduction techniques, he’s learned to be more appropriate with other dogs, and has even made some friends!

A Cute Harry Potter Dog Trick

Thought we’d come back with a bang … Accio cuteness!

Become a dog trainer!

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT: We are going to be teaching for the Dog Training Internship Academy! Ever wanted to be a dog trainer? Already work with animals but want to expand? This is for you! http://furfeatherworks.com/dog-training-internship-academy/

In Defense of Small Dogs

Autumn 2014 Training Tidbit: You can try this at home! 5 Points In Defense of Small Dogs In my line of work, I hear debasing comments about small dogs all the time.  They have a reputation of being “yappy,” “ankle biters,” and difficult to train.  If you’re looking for agreement from a dog trainer, you’re […]

What’s new here? A dog training school! and client photos.

Exciting things are afoot here at Fur and Feather Works!  We are expanding our training repertoire into training other trainers.  That’s right; if you or someone you know has ever wanted to become a professional animal trainer, we will be offering a school to make their dreams come true!  Once dates and details are finalized […]

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