Dear Santa…

Dear Santa, I know I usually write you on my blog, but I haven’t had a chance to be on there recently so  Mom said she would make sure this gets to you. I asked her for a Facebook page of my own like my friend Modi. I think I’m old enough. Frappy and Callie are hanging out letting me do all the hard work with this letter, but honestly I…

Holiday gift ideas!

‘Tis the season for gift giving. Follow Me Dog Training LLC hopes that every dog out there has an ornament on the tree and a stocking hanging from the chimney! I know Leinie and Frappy have been working on their Christmas wish list and I can imagine it is full of Kong toys, Planet Dog Balls, and Bouncy Bones! Santa will no doubt be generous to those two. Along with some cool…

Place Boards

We use place boards alot in our training! Follow Me Dog Training LLC encourages you to think outside the box when you are working on the place command but honestly sometimes a nice dog bed is all you need. Many of you in private lessons or in group class have used the place boards that I offer so I wanted to let you know a little bit more about them!…

Small Business’s that are going to the dogs!

Saturday 26 November 2011 is the second annual Small Business Saturday! The weekend after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest shopping weekend of the year. Small Business Saturday encourages you to go shop at local small businesses and help support not only the economy but local merchants as well! Richmond Virginia has a very diverse number of small businesses that you can support this Saturday. Carytown, Libbie and Grove, and Stony Point Shopping Center all have…

Charles Finds Leinie at Fido Park Avenue!

Alot of people thought that April’s Where’s Leinie? was pretty difficult. I’m excited that a couple of you found it even though I only one picture was submitted. So where was he? Charles will tell you! Leinie was hanging out with the cement Scottish Terrier at Fido Park Avenue Dog Boutique! The Scottish Terrier is actually a big part of this store’s branding. Located in the Shoppes at Westgate in…

How we say Thank You to our Troops

Leinie supports our Troops! Follow Me Dog Training LLC is a big supporter of our American servicemen, women and K9’s! This past June a close friend and fellow dog trainer, CSM James Hamm US Army,was deployed to the far reaches of Afghanistan.  CSM Hamm has been deployed 6 times in the Middle East and has fought and stood bravely for our country and I couldn’t be prouder to call him…

Social networking for dogs

Social networking is everywhere isn’t it! Follow Me Dog Training LLC is trying to keep up with the rest of the world and their social networking sites. We have our blog (which you seem to have already found), Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Merchant Circle and a few other ways that are an easy way to keep in touch with friends, clients, school work, businesses you name it! We have even heard…

Looking for a gift for your dog?

The holidays are fast approaching. In fact, Hanukkah begins this Friday at sundown. Then the Winter Solstice comes through, followed soon after by Christmas and Kwanzaa. People are out buying gifts and making preparations for the holiday they celebrate. So tell me is your dog on the gift giving list? Here’s a list of a some things that would be great gifts for your dog, or in honor of your…

Dogs & National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  October has been named National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer has made an impact on humans and until a cure is found will continue to do so for many years to come. Follow Me Dog Training LLC supports awareness and the search for a cure. But wait…this is a blog about dogs and dog training so where is the connection? Did you know that dogs can develop breast cancer…

Kasper on how to enjoy a Nylabone.

  Kasper is a 10 month old Maltese/Poodle mix (a malti-poo)that has been staying with Follow Me Dog Training LLC for a couple days. He is a cool little dog with a great personality. He and Leinie play almost all day….they trade toys, they run after each other, Kasper tackles Leinie, Leinie woofs at Kasper….it is a trip to watch them play. Kasper has a love of toys only a…