Tag Archives: Private Dog Training
Dogs Name/Nickname: Lola/Baby/Missy/Spoiled Rotten
Breed: Border Collie/Hound
Likes: Tennis Ball!!! (and anyone that will throw the tennis ball for her)
Pet Peeves: Other dogs getting in her personal space/People who don’t throw the tennis ball for her
Favorite Toy(s): Tennis ball!!!
Favorite Treat: Soft treats
Favorite Walk: Anywhere that leads to throwing a tennis ball
Arrival Story: Lola come to Genny and Jason from the Idaho Humane Society in February and is love life!
Motto: “Tennis balls!!!”
Dogs Name/Nickname: Bella
Breed: German Shepherd/Australian Shepherd
Likes: Her “people”/Playing fetch and herding her toys
Pet Peeves: Being left alone — when her “herd” is scattered
Favorite Toy(s): Tennis balls, Wumba, Nylabone, Frisbees, Fuzzballs
Favorite Treat: Chicken Strips
Favorite Walk: Foothills trails — Broken Horn/Currant Creek
Arrival Story: Rocky and Kriss saw Bella online at the shelter and thought she would be gone, but decided to take a look anyway. Love at first sight. They took her home.
Bio: Bells lives in Hidden Springs with her “people” and loves to go on walks with them.
Dogs Name/Nickname: Gracie/Princess Grace
Likes: Being the center of attention/Sprinklers
Pet Peeves: Baths — she tolerates them but doesn’t like them.
Favorite Toy: Black/orange chew toy to fetch
Favorite Treat: Doggie cookies
Favorite Walk: Doesn’t have a favorite walk — she’s happy just being outside.
Arrival Story: Gracie came to Bill and Carolyn when she was 6 weeks old. She has been the center of attention in their house ever since!
Bio: Gracie loves to play dress-up, wearing different bows and dresses all the time. She definitely has a princess attitude and truly thinks the world revolves around her!
Motto: “It’s all about me!”
Dogs Name/Nickname: Bailey
Breed: Golden Retriever
Likes: Chuck-it, treats, toys, love and affection, biting ankles
Pet Peeves: Loud noises of any kind
Favorite Toy: Chuck-it or stuffed animal
Favorite Treat: Kong with peanut better or stuffed toy
Favorite Walk: To the park by her house
Arrival Story: Bailey lived with her prior owners until she was about 8 months old. They didn’t want her anymore. Christina and her family found Bailey in an ad in the paper, and when they met her, immediately fell in love with her amazing and loving personality.
Bio: Bailey’s parents work and go to school, but she loves when they get home and give her lots of love and affection. She LOVEs to play!
Motto: “I will be a well-behaved therapy dog someday.”
Dogs Name/Nickname: Skyler, “Wiggle-butt”, “Skyler Bear”
Breed: Toy Aussie
Likes: Food, treats, all kinds of toys, playing tag, walks/runs
Pet Peeves: The brush and baths
Favorite Toy: Orange chewable thing with chicken flavored treats
Favorite Treat: Anything she can eat, Zukes bones
Favorite Walk: Anywhere she can run off leash
Best Tricks: In the process of learning shake
Arrival Story: Laura knew exactly what kind of pup she wanted, but it was not easy to find. She searched all over for Toy Aussie breeders, and finally found one. When she saw Skyler’s picture, she knew that was her dog. After a week, and waiting to find out if she could even get her, she paid the fees and Skyler was flown in from OK.
Bio: Skyler loves her mom and playing tag with other dogs. Skyler loves to run while Laura rides her bike, and run circles in the park. She would spend every minute by Laura’s side if she could. Skyler is very smart and loves a challenge.
Motto: “You Can’t Catch Me!”
Dogs Name/Nickname: Callie
Breed: Yellow Lab
Likes: EVERYBODY & EVERYTHING
Favorite Toys: Knobbie; and Ryker — her buddy
Favorite Treat: Carrots and Big “C” cookies
Favorite Walk: Around the neighborhood
Best Tricks: Sit and kisses
Arrival Story: Arriving at “Sit Means Sit” was the best thing we could have done for Callie and us. Christina is an AWESOME trainer and a very valuable asset to the dog training.
Bio: Callie was born March 7, 2011. She came to our home, where we have a Black Lab (Ryker), a Coon Hound (Daisy), and a German Shepherd (Bear), and with virtually no manners at all.
Motto: “I am QUEEN BEE!”
Dogs Name/Nickname: Bacardi “Buck”
Breed: Standard Poodle
Likes: Belly rubs, bones, LOVES jumping
Favorite Toys: Pink stuffed pig “piggers” and his rope toy
Favorite Treat: Bones
Best Tricks: He’s still learning
Arrival Story: Cassandra drove to Jerome from Boise to pick him up, and he was an angel all the way home until they pulled into the driveway — then he got car sick.
Bio: Buck’s mom works full time and goes to school in the evenings, so she doesn’t get a lot of time to play with him during the week. But she gives him tons of attention on the weekends and before bedtime.
Motto: “I’m just waiting for you to leave the room so I can get on the couch.”
Dogs Name/Nickname: Elle
Likes: Socks, scratches behind her ears, and kids
Favorite Toys: Stuffed squirrel
Favorite Treat: Pig ear chews
Favorite Walk: Any walks
Best Tricks: Roll over, shake
Arrival Story: Mari and her family found Elle online, saw her picture, and fell in love with her. Elle flew to Idaho from Missouri, and was so scared. But it didn’t take long for her fun personality to come out.
Bio: Elle lives with her mom and dad (David and Mari) and 4 brothers (mom and dad’s kids) and enjoys playing, walks, and naps.
Motto: “Life’s too short to be good ALL the time!”
Dogs Name/Nickname: Bella, Bella Banana
Breed: Springer Spaniel
Likes: Food, walks, playing in the water
Pet-Peeves: Being left alone
Favorite Toys: Mr. Fuzzy Man, a stuffed pig
Favorite Treat: ANYTHING edible
Favorite Walk: Anywhere there’s a sprinkler or water
Best Tricks: Doesn’t know any yet
Arrival Story/Bio: Rebecca took her granddaughter to see the litter of puppies Bella was in, with every intention of look into other breeds. But after only about 3 minutes, she’d fallen in love with Bella and had written the check for her.
Motto: “Just turn on the bath water, mom!”
Dogs Name/Nickname: Maceo, Ceo
Breed: Greyhound/German Shepherd mix
Likes: Tug o’ war, running, playing with his sister Ruka, and camping
Pet-Peeves: Paper towel rolls, the vacuum, and baths
Favorite Toys: All toys!
Favorite Treat: All food!
Favorite Walk: To the school by their house
Best Tricks: High five
Arrival Story/Bio: Alaina found Maceo on the Idaho Humane Society website and begged for him for days. When Jake finally gave in, they got him that same day! Maceo is a high energy dog that jumps and runs A LOT. He chases his tail almost every day, and entertains them with his goofy personality.