Discover the truth behind "small dog syndrome" with esteemed professional dog trainer Irith Bloom . Irith joins me to debunk the myths surrounding our diminutive canine companions. Excessive barking? Indoor marking? It's time to understand what's really going on with your pint-sized pooch. From dissecting the peculiarities of their bathroom habits to addressing behavior misconceptions, this episode promises to transform your perspective on the unique needs of small dogs . Spoiler alert: It's all about fostering a nurturing relationship that respects your dog's individuality while ensuring they're well-equipped to navigate the world around them.
Irith is a CPDT-KSA, a CBCC-KA, a CDBC, a KPA CTP, a VSPDT, and a CBATI. She is also faculty at both Victoria Stilwell Dog Training Academy and DogBiz’s Dog Walking Academy,and she's certified in TAGteach, a positive reinforcement method for teaching humans. She is on the board of the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), and Chair Emeritus of the Education Committee of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT).