Peyton Winter

Learn About Puppies

By Peyton Winter / May 18, 2022
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Welcome to Our Companions Puppy Preschool! This webinar is meant to answer the most frequent questions asked by new puppy parents. This class will…

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Teaching Your Child to Pat, Pet, Pause

By Peyton Winter / May 16, 2022
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As your child grows older and more comfortable around new dogs, it is important to not only teach them to ask you and/or the…

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The Difference Between “Stay” and “Wait”

By Peyton Winter / May 16, 2022
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Written by Sue Lawlor, Our Companions Training Class Instructor Many people mistakenly use “Wait” and “Stay” interchangeably. Both are important skills for your dog,…

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How to Have Good Dog Manners

By Peyton Winter / May 10, 2022
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As children get older, it is important to teach them how to be polite, respectful, and courteous to those around them. Many parents and…

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Is My Dog Stressed Around Kids?

By Peyton Winter / May 10, 2022
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To a dog, children can be unpredictable and scary! They move, sound, act, and smell differently than adults and are more likely to lack…

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Safe Management for Dogs & Small Children

By Peyton Winter / May 5, 2022
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Most bite incidents between dogs and small children in the home occur from positive interactions (such as hugging, petting, and seeking attention) from the…

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Wearing a Muzzle: Is it Right for My Dog?

By Peyton Winter / April 29, 2022
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Muzzles get a bad wrap! Many people associate muzzles with “aggressive” dogs or “attack” dogs. However, muzzles are a fantastic tool to help keep…

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Engage-Disengage Game for Fearful & Reactive Dogs

By Peyton Winter / April 27, 2022
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Many dogs struggle to stay relaxed and calm around other dogs, people, or sounds in the environment. Rather than moving on, they may exhibit…

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Resource Guarding

By Peyton Winter / April 12, 2022
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Resource guarding is a natural behavior that can occur across several species. However, if left unchecked, resource guarding can be one of the more…

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Food Rewards

By Peyton Winter / April 8, 2022
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Download Lili Chin’s How to Deliver a Treat Infographic What does YOUR dog find rewarding? Dogs are all individuals, with their own unique preferences.…

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