Old Dogs New Tricks, LLC Blog

Alissa Mosier, CPDT-KA, MS Ed.

Giving Thanks for a Prepared Dog

Thanksgiving is coming – it is my favorite holiday! Mainly because of the stuffing, but also because we get to gather with family, friends, and relax and enjoy some great food. Thanksgiving for the dogs can be tricky for the same reasons though: lots of temptation and not a lot of supervision, and sometimes well…

Preparing for Halloween and Dogs

I love Halloween! I currently live in the country and no longer get trick or treaters and I miss it, I love seeing the costumes and talking to the kids and prepping fun things to hand out (pencils, slime, candy, etc!). When I lived in Albany it used to be a steady stream of kids…

My Position on The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s Training Position

The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior has strengthened their position statement on training methodology and has come out to say they recommend reward based training methods only for training. You can read that position statement here. What does that mean in English? No shocks, no prongs, no mother’s bites, no choke chains, no “stim”…

Magdalina Conchetta Wrinkles

A few days before Halloween in 2019 a little hairless gremlin entered our lives. She was an emergency intake for a local rescue, and the only time I’ve brought home a dog without letting my husband know before hand. He should have known then he was in trouble. Hairless, smelling of yeast, bleeding, intact and…

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

About Me

Alissa Mosier, CPDT-KA combined her two passions, teaching, and dogs, to devote her professional life to dog training. Taking her masters in education and her knowledge of dogs, Alissa focuses on strengthening the bond between dog and handler.

Using science based, up-to-date training methods Alissa believes that the key to a well trained dog is having a solid foundation and that this starts with a healthy and positive relationship between owner and dog.

Subscribe to My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: