Training doesn't limit a dog. Training frees a dog. My dog, being trained, is free - free to walk with me, free to ride with me, free to play off-leash with other dogs, free to learn and run. An untrained dog is "free" to sit in the backyard where he can get into as little trouble as possible.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Sentiments of love and kibble never have the same currency as aged, moldy dairy product.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."-Mary Anne Radamacher
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
-Arnold H. Glasgow
Training is not about the equipment - it's about the connection, the relationship, the cooperation.