Best group dog training: Obedience Club of Asheville

AKC Canine Good Citizen meet and greet test

The first dog I remember was Toby. He was a doberman pincher, I was about 3 years old.  My father trained him with what I now believe to have been the Koehler method. For those not familiar, it’s a dominance-based… Continue Reading

Chart: Compare Therapy Dog Certification Programs and review of Fees, Training, Testing and Insurance

Person and dog looking away from camera towards lake, sitting together

Many different Therapy Dog programs have been developed over the past four decades.  Many handlers and clients alike are interested in the programs specifically for insurance coverage. Background checks and training are also offered by some organizations.  Maintaining membership in… Continue Reading

Best Qigong in Asheville Area: Mind grounding with the other Martial Art

Sign at road: Embracing Simplicity Hermitage Meditation Center 828-338-2665

Have you been on WNC’s beautiful hikes, toured the Biltmore, circled downtown, driven the Blue Ridge Parkway, but still looking for something new to do in the Asheville area? Maybe some Martial Arts?? Tried yoga, but looking for something a… Continue Reading