Dog Blog

Helpful Dog Tips to Find Your Next THANK YOU

Read our Dog Blog and get training and behavior tips from The Well Heeled Way to achieve a better relationship with your dog. Watch the videos for real demonstrations with dogs Jerry has worked with and see his methods in action. Learn about ways to calm your dog, get him or her to listen attentively, find better ways to stop undesirable behaviors like barking or jumping, walk beside you, and so much more. Our dog blog is full of helpful tips and tricks Jerry has developed over many years of experience; he is an expert when it comes to dog behaviors and socialization. Explore our dog blog to get training and behavior tips with posts from all different breeds and sizes, and find your way to a happy coexistence with your furry best friend!

THIS MONTH’S TIP

Meet Bart and Gabe, four-month-old mini Australian Shepherd littermates. I recently worked with these pups on what we call “walking in brace,” or walking side by side. This can be...

RECENT TIPS

The beautiful dog I would like to highlight this month is a one-year-old German Shepherd female named Riekee. Her owner Josee reached out for assistance — she was afraid to...
Meet Enzo, a very excitable and hyper 10-month-old chocolate Lab whose owners wondered, could he possibly go from rowdy to relaxed?...
For once we get to watch Jerry work with HIS OWN DOG, an adorable 5-year-old Golden Retriever, Calvin. Watch as Jerry takes Calvin to a few different locations working on...
Kennel time will expose your dog to positive influences — from The Well Heeled Way® dog training method AND "mentor" dogs....
I remember when I was 6 years old in 1960 asking my parents if we could get a dog. I didn’t hear a thing from them until about a week...
Training your dog to have a respectful & strong food drive is a foundational behavior EVERY dog owner should master....
This September, PBS's "Making It" Series aired an interview with our very own Jerry Barnes — showcasing his game-changing custom slip harness....
It’s always a joy to see a new dog in our kennel whose overall behavior is better than average. That is exactly what happened with my new friend Leo, an...
Calming a high energy dog can be as simple as riding a bike! Watch and learn how you can teach your dog to match his gait to you as you...