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Dog Owner Etiquette? You Bet!
At Head of the Class, we’re big proponents of dog owner etiquette. We think having a dog in the family is a responsibility, and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Believe it or not, there is a certain etiquette you should follow when taking your dog out on the town. Many people don’t know this, especially if they have never owned a dog before. If this describes someone you know, then this is the perfect article to share. Here are some tips for handling your pooch in public.
Paying attention to your dog and those around your dog can help keep your pup and others safe and happy, and that’s what dog owner etiquette is really all about. For more tips and information, feel free to contact Head of the Class Dog Training.
Lisa Marino, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP, PMCT, has taken her varied teaching experiences and applied them to helping owners understand and train their beloved four-legged family members. She has more than four years’ experience leading group dog training classes at Best Paw Forward in Hartland, WI, and opened Head of the Class Dog Training LLC in Winchester, VA in 2012, where she conducts group classes and private lessons, as well as helps owners to modify their dogs' problem behaviors.
Lisa earned her CPDT-KA in 2012, is a 2015 graduate of the prestigious Karen Pryor Academy and is a Pat Miller Certified Trainer.
She has 4 registered therapy dogs and is a Pet Partner Therapy Team Evaluator and a member of HOPE AACR. As a former middle school teacher, she works well with families and children and does school presentations on various dog related topics.