Dog Euthanasia: How to Say “Goodbye” to an Old Friend
Dog Euthanasia: How to Say “Goodbye” to an Old Friend “Ow… “ I felt that familiar sting in my chest as I drove along through town. I was headed to the vet with my beloved red heeler curled on her bed behind my seat. I was fighting to keep the tears from falling as I […]Read More
Kindred Spirits Dog Training Interview with Tullahoma News
Jennie Jones Talks Saved and Trained with Tullahoma News Kindred Spirits’ Owner Jennie Jones recently met with Kelly Lapczynski from Tullahoma News to discuss our Saved and Trained [trained rescue dogs for sale] program. Below is an excerpt from the interview. Click here to read the full article! Professional dog trainer Jennie Jones, owner of […]Read More
Saved and Trained Rescue Dogs for Sale • Kindred Spirits in the Press
Our Saved and Trained Rescue Dogs for Sale Program is in the Press! Our new Saved and Trained Rescue Dogs for Sale Program has recently been featured in the press. Have a look at some of the news below! Saved, trained and for sale (Examiner.com) Kindred Spirits Dog Training near Nashville, Tennessee is offering people looking […]Read More
Kindred Spirits’ Saved and Trained Program on iHeartDogs.com
Our ‘Saved and Trained’ program was recently featured on iHeartDogs.com and sparked some interesting reactions! Our response to some of the readers’ questions and reactions here…Read More
Meet Josie. Our First Trained Rescue Dog for Sale.
Meet Josie. Our first trained rescue dog for sale. About eight months into my fourteenth year of business, I received a phone call from a nice man asking about sending his dog to me for training. There was something a little different with this conversation compared to others. The man’s trust and enthusiasm were evident […]Read More
Teaching a Dog to Sit: It can be so much more.
Teaching a Dog to Sit: It can be so much more. Teaching a dog to sit, everyone seems to know to ask it of their dogs, family and friends’ dogs, and even dogs that belong to someone they don’t know. Through the years, I have seen people use sit for a variety of things, but […]Read More
Lifestyle Dog Training: A Natural Approach
Lifestyle Dog Training: A Natural Approach It’s early and quiet, and I enjoy the cool fall air and the gentle sound of feet rustling leaves as we walk. Taking a deep breath, I sigh and smile. I can honestly say to myself I love my job. A pack of dogs, a mix of my own […]Read More
Guilt Cookies; Is Treat Training Good or Bad?
Is Treat Training Good or Bad? Is treat training good or bad? Do you ever find yourself handing out treats to your dog without a valid reason? ‘No,’ you might say. Then why did you give your dog that third cookie today? I am often asked…is treat training bad? I guess the answer depends on […]Read More
Is Crate Training Cruel?
Is Crate Training Cruel? Crate training is an important tool used in dog training…but is crate training cruel? I am very much a believer that a tool is just that… a tool. And tools are only as useful as the person that uses them. I cannot recall ever feeling that crate training was cruel or […]Read More
Road Less Traveled
The Road Less Traveled The road less traveled is often hard to take. It might have curves and hills steeper than expected. Perhaps you cannot see what is around the bend. Often it bears more obstacles than we are used to. I’ve met these forks in the road and have been stumped as to which […]Read More
Dog Training Time and Commitment
I am in the business of training dogs and educating people about their dogs. We provide foundations on relationships that have started off in the wrong direction. You see it’s often about meeting the dog and client in the middle. Our programs provide the base for a dog and human and by bringing them together. It is our desire that they two can have the relationship I naturally find with my dogs.Read More