Life's an Adventure. call your dog and Come Let's Play!

Whether you’re raising a new puppy, integrating a rescue or coping with long-term frustrations, living with a dog can be overwhelming.

The good news? Dog parenting just got a little easier!   You don't need to be a dog trainer to have a well-behaved dog; you just might need to hire one.  


If you're having trouble communicating with your dog or puppy, you're not alone.  Dogs are more like children than other pets, and as any parent knows, children need a lot of consideration and patience-no matter how many legs they stand on!

But I can help. 

My name is Sarah Hodgson, and not only am I a trainer, behavior consultant, author and blogger,  I'm also a mom to a multi-species household.  I know first hand how adding a dog to your life can get overwhelming, and that professional help and positive encouragement can be a sanity-savor.   

Whether you need personal coaching, a book, a few good articles or some video tips, you'll find all that and more here.  As research shows, dogs think, learn and act more like toddlers.  Isn't it right that we teach our dogs with the same kindness, encouragement and respect we use with children?  After all dogs who are loved like family are happier, more responsive and trustworthy.  And happy is good.

Join my Modern Dog Parenting Revolution and let's work together to create a haven for dogs and the people who love them. In this utopian world, a place I call Doglandia, everyone is invited to bring their dog, socialize and share their stories. 

 Connect with me here and on all my social media channels.  Let's gather together and invite friends.  After all, life is an adventure. Call your dog and come, let's play! 



"A must-read for families getting their first dog or puppy!  Lots of practical information on positive dog training!" --Temple Grandin

Tails are wagging with anticipation. Why? Because dogs (and the people who love them) are tired of the school of dominant, top-dog training. They are looking for a new kind of pack leader: someone funny, enthusiastic, intuitive, approachable, and, above all, effective. And they’ve found her. Sarah Hodgson rejects dominance-based training and gets astonishing results with a blend of wit, compassion, energy and proven skills. 

More books by Sarah!

Make a Pledge

Have you ever called your dog “baby?”   If so, you’re not alone—in fact you  are in the majority!  Recent polls show that 81% of the dog loving population considers their dogs family, caring and pampering them like children. And isn’t it about time? 

Join the growing community of dog lovers who view their dog as family!  Download and print out the Dog Lovers Promise and sign up below to receive the Modern Dog Parenting mini course as well as weekly inspirations, articles and blogs that will support you on your journey.