Monday, July 2, 2018

Are you Going Out There with a Fur Coat On?

You wouldn’t consider doing that this time of year in Vegas.  Yet, your dog has to do it every day!  Maybe we don’t think enough about that.  And, leave it to puppies…they love to sunbathe even if it is over a hundred degrees outside.  The first real heat waves each year are many times the most dangerous.

The first thing that I would like you to remember is to make sure your dog has had a good grooming to pull all or any extra hair/undercoat that has not shed away.  For dogs that will be going outside, it’s critical to have ventilated shade, that means an area that provides a lot of shade where the sun is not heating up the ground or concrete. 

Now to the subject of training in the midst of a hot Las Vegas summer.  I feature humane in-home dog training for a reason.  Familiar surroundings reap successful rewards.  That is true 12 months a year, but especially now.  Please give me a call for a free evaluation in the air- conditioned comfort of your home.  I am Dennis Danskin at (702) 327-4744.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

4th of July in Vegas 2018

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Make you plans for 4th of July in Las Vegas!  Don't Miss Out!

Friday, June 15, 2018

Let’s Do an Evaluation.

If you wanted to remodel your kitchen wouldn’t you call someone in to give you an estimate?  If you needed landscaping done you would do the same.  Free estimates are all part and parcel of the job.  So, why would you not have a professional dog trainer (and, by the way, the best in the area) come to your home and do the same?

It just makes sense for Dennis to come to your home and evaluate the task ahead.  That is the job of integrating your new four-legged addition to your household to make them a welcome and loving adjunct to your daily life.  The commitment you have made in adopting your beautiful new dog comes with an obligation to your family to make a compatible transition.

When Dennis Danskin meets your new best friend, he will be able to quickly assess what is necessary in the training process.  No two dogs are alike and no one knows it better than Las Vegas’ humane dog trainer.  You will love the way Dennis is able to mold your dog into the perfect companion for your household.  Call him today for a FREE evaluation at (702) 327-4744.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018


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Make plans for Father's Day in Las Vegas!  Here are some ideas!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish.

How many times in your life have you been guilty of this?  We all have made that mistake at various times.  Sometimes that error in judgement can cost you for well over a decade.  Just such an example is professional dog training.  How often have we heard of an adult saying…okay I bought you a dog, now take care of it. 

Really, what does that even mean?  Folks, they don’t come with instruction manuals.  Each and every magical addition to your home is truly a gift that will keep on giving for perhaps 15 years or more.  That is NOT to be taken lightly.  A well-trained dog will put a smile on everyone’s face for years to come.

Please DO NOT be penny wise and pound foolish when it comes to dog training.  If you are serious about adding someone to your family, then you need to be serious about what that addition will mean to your household.  If you get a new puppy this summer call me.  I am Dennis Danskin an in-home humane dog trainer in Las Vegas.  Please keep my number (702) 327-4744.

Las Vegas Guide to June 2018

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Vegas offers plenty of activities to keep you cool during the longest days of the year.


Thursday, May 24, 2018

We are all Unique in our own Wonderful Way.

How many kids have you met or have in your household under the age of seven?  One thing is absolutely certain…they are all exceptional and unique, aren’t they?  Until a puppy reaches the age of one they, too are under the age of 7 in their world.  Personalities, energy levels, and health issues in general are all different for them too.

That begs the question…why would you use exactly the same training methods on each puppy?  It simply does not make sense!  When they interacted with their siblings they played hard and nibbled to the point of even biting whether out of anger or not.  Just like a kid, how in the world would they know where you want them to go potty?

That is why professional Las Vegas dog trainer Dennis Danskin treats four-legged kids just like two-legged ones.  Each is unique in its own amazing personality.  The training methods used by Dennis are always tailored to your individual situation creating the desired results!  Call him today for a FREE in-home evaluation at (702) 327-4744.

POOL PARTY - Memorial Day Weekend - 5/26

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Drais Beach Club - Las Vegas Pool Party

Doors Open @ 11am
Early Arrival is Strongly Suggested!!!




Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Health of Your Best Friend.

Usually I devote this space to humane dog training in the Las Vegas area.  That is my job, to make sure that your companion is the best it can be.  I want to spend a couple of minutes talking about the current and future health of your four-legged friend.  We just recently saw a canine flu epidemic ravage the Vegas area.

There are always illnesses and other events that can shorten your time with your best friend.  Please, please have regular check-ups scheduled with your favorite vet.  Whether you have one dog or a few, they are all so precious and they deserve every fighting chance of living a long and active life.

My name is Dennis Danskin.  I am that guy that Las Vegas area residents know as the “humane dog trainer”.  Please visit my website at to read more about what that really means.  A healthy, well-trained dog is truly one of God’s greatest gifts.  Give me a call and I will take care of the latter at (702) 327-4744.

2018 Best Mother's Day Brunch Restaurants in Las Vegas

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"Mom has fed you so many times, so this Mother's Day, treat her to a special brunch. The whole family can enjoy everything from strawberry waffles with a cappuccino to a succulent plate of crabs' legs paired with a Mimosa."


Monday, April 16, 2018

Train Them at Home.

Where should proper dog training begin?  It seems logical to assume that it should occur where they live, not at some remote area where they will never return as adults.  Real dog training takes place under the roof where they will spend their lives.  Even if you are doing it for the humans because of your busy schedule it is simply the most sensible thing to do!

Adding outside distractions to the training process merely creates an environment that is set-up to fail.  The object here is to have your new family member acclimate themselves to their forever home.  Unlike human children, they are most troublesome in the first year or so.  If you have raised a kid to adulthood you know what I am talking about!

I am a professional Las Vegas area in home trainer of puppies and adult dogs.  My name is Dennis Danskin.  I want you to know that my love for these incredible creatures is in my DNA.  I also want you to know that my first in-home visit and assessment is absolutely free!  Please give me a call at (702) 327-4744.

Things to Do in Las Vegas in Spring 2018 – April to June Activities & More

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Why are you Misbehaving?

Who among us has not wondered that out loud to their dog (or their human kid for that matter)?  There is an interesting trend in America.  We, as humans repeat the same mistakes when training our dogs after failing on one or more previous occasions.  Let me present a hypothetical…if you made the same mistake repeatedly wouldn’t you consult a professional?

Here are some things to remember-

1.  Poorly socialized pups turn out to be badly behaved adults.
2.  Negative experiences leave long-lasting emotional scars.
3.  Old-fashioned dominance-based training is outdated and does not work!
4.  An untrained canine cannot learn how to be well-behaved.

Your family has made a decade plus commitment to enhance (not disrupt) your environment.  Get a handle on the proper method of dog training immediately with in-home Las Vegas dog trainer Dennis Danskin.  Dennis will visit your home without a fee or obligation.  Please make an appointment today by calling (702) 327-4744.

NAB Show - Las Vegas Convention Center, Apr 7-12

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"The ultimate event for the media, entertainment and technology industry, showcasing ground-breaking innovation and powerful solutions for professionals looking to create, manage, deliver and monetize content on any platform."

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Show them what Pleases You.

So much of dog training has become “catch them and scold them”.  I guess that could even be said for how we handle our human children.  The prevailing thought is that if you try to train your four-legged friend by yelling and intimidating them AFTER the fact that somehow it will be ingrained in their psyche. 

How about the reverse?  Praising and teaching without raising your voice to a level where it sounds like you are screaming at them!  They need to understand what YOU want and YOU expect.  Where do you want them to do their business?  When is it appropriate to give hugs without jumping on and disrupting everyone in the household?  What is okay to chew on?

These traits start when they are in their formative months, then they last a lifetime.  That is where professional Las Vegas area dog trainer Dennis Danskin comes in.  He has virtually seen it all in over a half-century of training dogs both large and small.  His first in-home visit is FREE…so why not give him a call at (702) 327-4744.

Golden Egg Hunt & Picnic

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Golden Egg Hunt & Picnic (ages 50+ with grandchildren under age 10)
Wednesday, March 28, 11 a.m.
Cost: $5 per child under 10 years old.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702.



Thursday, March 1, 2018

Come, Heel, Sit, Stay.

What is the first thing that you think of when you hear those three words?  Why, dog training, of course!  The truth is that is all that some of us think it takes to properly train your beloved four-legged companion.  The problem with that type of thinking is that come, heel, sit, and stay do NOT address the issue of behavior.

If you stick with only those three basics, then you may end up with a companion who is great at rote memory, but terrible when it comes to day-in and day-out life.  Remember these words…earned respect.  It works with humans as well.  Once you have achieved that you are well on your way to having the best BEST friend you have ever had!

There is someone in Las Vegas and the surrounding area that believes earned respect is tantamount to successful dog training.  His name is Dennis Danskin.  It must be working, because his story goes back more than half a century and Yelp reviews sing his praises.  Call Dennis for a free in-home evaluation at (702) 327-4744.

2018 Nascar Weekend - Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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Friday, March 2nd - Sunday, March 4th

Friday, February 16, 2018

We’re Sending your Kid to Boarding School.

Say what?  I don’t want my child to leave the household to go to school!  Well, if you wouldn’t do that to your flesh and blood then why would you do it to your four-legged child?  I do not see the benefit of taking your dog to a remote location to be trained and then bringing it back to its forever home.

When a licensed professional dog trainer comes into your home for training it creates an environment that everyone is more comfortable with.  When you remove your beloved pet from the home you are almost immediately set up for failure.  Stay home, stay familiar, and produce winning results!

I am Dennis Danskin.  I believe ONLY in the art of in-home dog training in the Las Vegas area.  It has been my mantra and my success story for half a century.  Best of all, I will come to your home for a FREE evaluation before we decide on the next step in the training process.  Give me a call for that complimentary visit at (702) 327-4744.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Don't Miss Diana Ross - The Original Diva

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"Armed with a catalogue which stretches back some 60 years, from her work with The Supremes (Baby Love, Where Did Our Love Go?) to her solo material (I'm Coming Out, Ain't No Mountain High Enough) Ross will be touring across America."

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Introducing a New Edition to Your Family.

So, you’ve made the decision.  You have been a one-dog family and you would like to introduce a new four-legged child into your home.  The first question to ask is this…is first dog well trained and will model good dog-manners to the new one?  Understand that adding a new canine to the household will require SOME more time and expense.

Here are a few helpful tips to start –

1.  Is your dog ready for a playmate, or has it displayed behavioral issues?
2.  Select the right dog.  A pit bull and a bichon may not be a good mix!
3.  Try to have some interaction between the two before you adopt.
4.  In the beginning, separate them in cages or with gates when you leave the house.
5.  Try to keep those early departures short if you can.

Above all else, get the proper training for BOTH of your forever friends.  Integrating multiple dogs into a household has been one of my specialties for decades.  My name is Dennis Danskin.  Please call me anywhere in the Las Vegas area for a FREE in-home dog training consultation.  My phone number is (702) 327-4744.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Big Game Party at Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip

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"Pick your team, throw on your jersey and head on over to the Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip for a Big Game party unlike any other you've experienced."


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Love of a Dog.

It varies from human to human.  Some will never know the joy of canine ownership, but for those of us who do, there is nothing quite like it.  When your dog is truly your best friend and trusted companion then there REALLY IS nothing quite like it.  Developing a relationship such as that can and should be enhanced by a professional.

Just as a teacher helps you with your children, a dog trainer assists you in the process of integration with your four-legged child.  Somehow it doesn’t seem that unusual to us.  A properly trained dog means a decade plus of joy and tranquility instead of strife and stress…right?

There are people in this world who make a living in the world of dog training.  They are not pretenders…they are licensed practitioners.  Just such an individual is Las Vegas professional dog trainer, Dennis Danskin.  Please take five minutes and visit the website to read about his amazing half-century + journey then call for a free in-home evaluation at (702) 327-4744.

Eat. Drink. Walk. Repeat.

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"The Walking Gourmet™ is a food tasting exploration of the many eclectic tastes of Las Vegas."

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Genetics = Environment = Behavior.

This has been a discussion for centuries.  In the human condition, it has been studied ad nauseam.  What creates behavior…one’s genetics or one’s environment?  The answer is nearly always both!  If that is true in humans it certainly is in dogs as well.  After all, they are an extension of us.

You can see it in their eyes.  What do you want me to do?  I want to please you.  It is the responsibility of a human who knows what to do to teach them what pleases AND what displeases us.  If they think they are being punished instead of taught then the results will not be what we are seeking.

That is where Dennis Danskin comes in.  For the last half-century, this Las Vegas renowned dog training professional has taken puppies as well as adult dogs and molded them into the best-friends that they are meant to be.  It is known as humane dog training.  If you have a recalcitrant pup please call Dennis at (702) 327-4744.  And remember, the first visit is FREE!