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Absolute Alpha Dog

Absolute Alpha is a term that I use to define the “true way” to lead.

In the event that you are not aware of the basic concept of Black Belt Dog Training (even after reading the name)… the philosophy stems from my background in traditional martial arts. If you understand the ways of the traditional martial arts, you must embrace the way of Zen. In Zen, everything is nothing and nothing is everything. That is to say, in this situation you must become everything, yet remain humble.

I see so many people …Read More

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Aggressive Dogs vs. Aggressive Behavior

I’m sure I’ll be addressing this issue again and again, as I have so many times in the past. Countless times I’ve been asked to evaluate a dog that has been labelled “aggressive” that actually just exhibited some aggressive behavior.

So.. what’s the difference? Simple, If I upset you, slap you, taunt you or annoy you, you might act aggressive, even if you are not an aggressive person. A person who is a bully, is violent or abusive is aggressive in nature.

Often times, even in play, a dogs actions …Read More

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After 20 Years in the Martial Arts, Why Did I Decide to Train Dogs?

The answer is very simple, I think its the right thing to do. I see so many people frustrated with their dogs, and its almost never the dogs fault, its merely a lack of communication. I’ve helped many people with their dogs, rehabilitated dogs and seeing the positive results is always very rewarding. I am a huge animal lover, all animals. Everything I do revolves around my love for animals… including choosing to be a vegetarian. I have a connection with animals that allows me to communicate with them on …Read More