How to Fix Leash Reactivity

Leash reactivity…what is it? Does your dog have it? Is it aggression? Let’s unpack what leash reactivity is. When a dog is on leash, and has a reaction to certain triggers/distractions. These reactions can be minor like change in posture or panting, to...

Why obedience is not the answer to your problems

Obedience…such a commonly used word when we talk about the way we train our dogs.  We have been brainwashed to think that obedience is the only thing we need to worry about. The end all be all to training. They must obey, they must sit, they must lay down, they...

Dexter pulling on leash

“Walking my dog now compared to before our training sessions with The Crunchy Canine is like night and day. We truly understand our dog’s needs better, and we can walk happily together without pulling! He’s improved so much that our preteen has been able to walk...

Lexi the Bully mix

“Katherine at The Crunchy Canine is great! She understands that every dog is different and not all dogs are cuddly balls of fur. Our rescue dog, Lexi, responded to her very well (she isn’t the most accepting of new people/other dogs in certain situations)...