By Barbara Smith CPDT-KA, Owner- The Thinking K9, LLC It is important to first differentiate between mouthing, biting, and aggression. Mouthing is when a puppy or dog grabs our extremities with their mouth, without the intent to do harm. Mouthing usually doesn’t cause injury and is not a sign of aggression in dogs. Mouthing is…

By Barbara Smith- CPDT-KA, Owner of TheThinkingK9, LLC What is “Sit to Say Please”? Sit to Say Please was first coined by veterinary animal behaviorist Dr. Sophia Yin DVM MS. The Sit to Say Please method has since been adopted by a variety of trainers with the same common goal, which is to teach dogs…