About Sue Brown, MNM, CDBC, CPDT-KA

Sue Brown is co-founder and co-owner of The Light of Dog and manages all the Dog Training and Dog Boarding for the business.

Does your puppy know “Sit”? Are you sure? (Hint: it’s about the context!)

2018-08-13T18:53:57+00:00 By |Categories: Dog Training|Tags: |0 Comments

We think of Sit as a pretty easy cue to teach our dogs. For some dogs, it might even be the only thing they learn. But here's something to think about. . . What is your expectation for Sit? Most people stop at the first step, which usually is: sit for a brief second [...]

Barking at the fence

2018-08-08T17:56:56+00:00 By |Categories: Dog Training|Tags: |0 Comments

Jaxson is a two year old Australian Shepherd in our Juvenile Delinquents Class. His handler had a question about how to handle barking and charging/jumping on the fence in the back yard when people and dogs walk by. We discuss the motivation behind the behavior as well as how to go about addressing and [...]

In Memory of Romeo:
June 8, 2009 – May 18, 2018

2018-05-31T17:27:07+00:00 By |Categories: Romeo's Adventures|Tags: , , , , , |26 Comments

The worst part about living with dogs is when we lose them. Sometimes we know it's coming. Sometimes we don't. Either way, it's difficult to say goodbye. We lost Romeo, our beloved Vizsla suddenly on Friday, May 18, 2018. Exactly three weeks shy of his 9th birthday, June 9, 2018. By all accounts, he [...]

Sure fire ways to stress your dog

2018-05-15T18:22:23+00:00 By |Categories: Dog Training|Tags: , , |0 Comments

We all have plenty of stressors in our lives. I bet you could quickly name ten things that cause you stress without even hesitating. Can you name ten things that stress your dog? We often tend to think that our dogs have it easy. If I could have my dog’s life, I would have no stress! [...]

What is an ideal walk with your dog? (Hint: if you ask your dog, it includes sniffing!)

2018-04-30T01:25:44+00:00 By |Categories: Dog Training|0 Comments

I am a big proponent of daily walks for dogs. We walk our own dogs twice every day (with the rare exception due to weather, illness, etc.) For our dogs, they are lucky enough that the vast majority of their walks are off leash. But I understand that most of us are not able to [...]

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