Sarah Stremming: Cog Dog Coach

Sarah Stremming: Cog Dog Coach

In 2011 I founded The Cognitive Canine with the mission of serving people whose dogs had behavioral concerns. In 2016 I started Cog Dog Radio. In the past ten years I have allowed the business to reach its branches, bend in the wind, and change with the seasons. It...
Your Dog, CEO

Your Dog, CEO

I was training with my agility coach the other day and my dog Rayya informed us she needed a break. She had just run a fast sequence and as she was being set up to run another one she went and sniffed the nearby fence. Megan (my coach) said “well, she’s...
Yes, your dog needs off leash time.

Yes, your dog needs off leash time.

For nearly 15 years I have been recommending that my clients find ways to increase their dogs’ off leash time in nature. During large portions of that time, this was not easily accessible to me. When I worked three jobs and barely had enough money to feed myself...
The Gift of the “Pre-Error”

The Gift of the “Pre-Error”

Everyone wants to know what to do when their dogs make mistakes in training. There are all sorts of answers to this ranging from ignoring the error all the way up to attempting to punish the error. In reality, the best trainers know the best time to respond to an...