Posts By: Kate


Let’s Talk: Board & Train

By on September 30, 2018

So, you have enrolled your dog into a 4 or 5 week board and train. The first step you went through to enroll was to have an interview with Run By Dogs trainers to see if we are a good

Be Married To Your Dog

By on February 16, 2017

What defines a healthy marriage? I am four years into this answer with a human… and 9 years into this answer with a dog. But so far I have found the answers to be quite similar… To clear up redundant

State of Mind and Breakthrough – Be Your Dog’s Protector

By on December 17, 2016

We all want breakthrough for our dogs. But how do we successfully meet and greet strangers on the bike path, sidewalk, & pet store while maintaining great dog behavior? People may tell you it’s perfectly okay for your dog to

Who Your Dog Hangs Out With, Is Who They Are..Dog Behavior

By on October 25, 2016

Everyone loves the idea of dog parks, dog daycares, of socializing their dog with the friendly dog on the trail. Because every dog training or dog behavior article we read says we must socialize our dogs as much as possible.

The Relationship! Dog / Human Transitions

By on September 30, 2016

In dog training, people come to me every day hoping to transform their dogs from bullying, objectionable, snotty, over exuberant behavior to calm, respectful, playful, and intelligent behavior. And they want the relationship shift overnight (but are willing to take

Do Great Things- Getting Started with Dog Training

By on September 20, 2016

Here’s the thing… When we are young, we just start. We just do things. For effect, to test, and we don’t care about imperfections. Folks just glance at you, smile knowingly, and let you carry on. But you have to

Guide Us Home, My Faithful Companion

By on May 6, 2014

Albany, NY is home to nearly 100,000 people. Almost one- third of those people own or have dogs living in their household. There is one particular home that gives sanctuary to a lawyer and his ever present dog, Timmy. Timmy

Sadie - Retired Therapy Dog

“It was not just 288,000 hellos. It was 288,000 goodbyes as well.”

By on April 7, 2014

Meet Sadie – who just might be a living legend in New York's Capital District and beyond. She is a recently retired therapy dog, who (like many people) struggles with accepting retirement.