Interview with dog trainer Sandra Payne Green

Sandra Payne Green


Chapel Hill, North Carolina

What’s the best dog toy? The Kong.

What mistake do you see owners commonly make? Not recognizing or rewarding desireable behavior.

Advice for new owners? Do your homework. Know what it entails to get a dog. Be sure to find a good trainer who uses positive reinforcement methods.

What’s the most important cue or command to teach your dog? A marker, like “yes!”, for good behavior.