The Human Side of Bed Bug Infestations

Today Orkin released it’s ranking of the top 25 cities with bed bugs in Canada in 2019.  As I live in an area that makes the list, I am often asked about the ranking, about bed bugs and about the work Camo and I do. Today’s reflection is not really about our real job...

Play With Me

In my last ramblings on choosing a mentor and who you look up to, I talked about a trainer who told me to go home and play with my dog.  Play, it is something that seems so simple, but is sometimes so hard to incorporate into your daily life. The first dog I did any...

Choosing a Mentor

We live in a day and age when we are inundated with information from around the world 24 hours a day.  We have access to experts in every field at the click of a button.  It is an exciting moment in time but, it can be overwhelming at times.  Dog...

That (Un)Comfortable Feeling in Training

Learning is stressful. To learn, you need to be outside your comfort zone. It goes for us, and it goes for our dogs. If the motivation and expectations are always the same, learning will be minimal at best. So how does that affect us when we are training our dogs? I...

Training with pseudoscents

Pseudoscents are a controversial topic amongst professional detection trainers.  Some will never use them, some will always use them, and some flip back and forth. So what am I doing with Camo? Without a realistic dedicated training facility and a steady pool of live...