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Aug
21

Canine Body Language: Do You Know What Your Dog Is Saying?

Canine Body Language: Do You Know What Your Dog Is Saying? Do you ever wonder what your dog is trying to tell you? Trying to tell other dogs or animals? Body language is one way dogs communicate with us since they can’t talk…

Aug
2

Pheromones and Calming Treats: Do They Work for Anxious Dogs?

Is your dog overly anxious when you leave the house? Perhaps they’re having trouble getting along with your new pet. Or, maybe walks are very stressful. Anxiety and stress are very common behavioral problems with dogs. Many dogs experience anxiety, however, some techniques,…

Jun
27

Road Trips: Tips for Making A Summer Trip Easier With Your Dog

Summer is the time for travel, fun in the sun, and visiting exciting new places. Many owners are traveling with their dogs, which can be both a fun and stressful experience on a road trip. Here are some tips and tricks to make…

Jun
2

Groomer Goodness: Preparing Your Dog For Handling at the Groomer

   Does your dog require regular grooming? Going to the groomer can be a scary, stressful situation for your dog. The loud noises, strange sights, and new smells can be very stressful. Being placed in a strange environment or with new people may…

May
5

Dog Training: What’s the Difference Between Online and In-Person Methods?

Does your dog need a refresher course on the basics? Perhaps you have a new puppy that you want to start off on the right paw. Online and in-person dog training both have their pros and cons. Learn the differences between both, and…

Apr
1

Confident Dogs: How to Help a Nervous Dog Become One

Is your dog the nervous sort? Perhaps he doesn’t get along well with other dogs, or he cowers and pees when new people come over. Maybe he hides at the vet. Even a nervous dog can become a more confident dog with a…

Feb
27

Training Classes Benefit Adult Dogs, Too!

Most people may think of training classes as something done with only puppies. You teach the basics such as “sit”, “stay”, and “not chewing on the couch”, and are done, right? However, training doesn’t end once your puppy becomes an adult dog. Training…

Jan
30

Puzzle Toys You Can Make and DIY At Home For Fun!

  Does your dog get bored with regular puzzle toys? Do you need a low-budget solution for fun activities? Homemade puzzle toys are a great way to stop boredom, add enrichment, and create some fun in your dog’s day! What are Puzzle Toys?…

Jan
5

Traveling with Your Dog: Six Essentials to Pack

The excitement mounted as Fall came to a close and I prepared for my annual holiday get-away.  So did the amount of stuff in the car.  The Subaru was packed tight with every possible management and training tool I could conceive as essential…

Nov
26

Common Foods to Avoid Giving Your Pets This Holiday

With the holidays upon us, so are fun times with family, friends, and our pets. Often times, we find ourselves at various lunches and dinners, and may be tempted to share our holiday treats with them. However, some common foods can be harmful, or…