Expecting a baby?

Are you at all concerned about how your dog will respond when you bring your new baby home? You might not have had the chance to see the front page of the local Annapolis newspaper. If you did, you would have seen Paws and Possibilities featured in the article highlighting some important training tips for people who are expecting a … Read More

Dog Park- Dos and Don’ts

Dog parks seem like such a good idea. The concept is wonderful! Take your dog out with you somewhere fun, enjoy some fresh air, and let your dog play to his heart’s content with other dogs! No worries, right? If only it were that simple! Don’t get me wrong. I think it is imperative to socialize your dog with other … Read More

Obedience Vs. Etiquette

When most people think of dog training, they think about “obedience” training. They think about teaching a dog to sit, lie down, stay, and come when you call them. Maybe, if their dog is really good, they might train some cute behaviors like shake, roll over, or spin. There is a whole other world to access through training that most … Read More

Kids training dogs

Last week my daughter, who just turned 8, asked if she could do a training session with our dog, Tucker. Of course! I then asked her if she would like to train a new behavior, and she was thrilled. Lindsey asked if she could train him to do an “army crawl” like she had seen one of my client’s dogs … Read More

January is National Train Your Dog Month

Have you heard? January is National Train Your Dog Month! It’s the perfect time of year for you to learn how simple, fun and rewarding it can be to have a dog, if they are trained well. For those of you who have just welcomed a new dog or puppy into your home, congratulations! For those who have a well-loved … Read More

A New Year… A New Blog

A new year brings with it new beginnings! Paws and Possibilities LLC has re-invented itself with a new, fresh logo and some exciting, ambitious plans for 2011. Training tips, videos, and updates from training sessions will be posted right here. I look forward to connecting with you here on my new blog!