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Dec
6

Overcoming Your Dog’s Holiday Stress

The holidays can be a stressful time for some. While the kids are enjoying snow days and opening presents, you may be busy trying to manage holiday dinners, parties, and other important gatherings. But, how does your dog react to holiday stress? Your…

Nov
1

Puppy Basics: Before You Bring Home That Christmas Puppy

  A new puppy can be a great gift for the whole family. However, that adorable puppy eventually grows up into an adult dog. Dogs are a companion and responsibility for life, not just the holidays. While it may seem like a good…

Oct
5

Is a Flirt Pole Right for Your Dog?

You may have heard of a flirt pole but are unsure of what it is.  What is this tool and how is it used?  Read on to learn more about how a flirt pole might be a great addition to your dog’s training…

Oct
4

Play Time: Why Playing Is Beneficial for Your Dog

Can play benefit your dog? Do dogs like playing like people do? The answer is a resounding yes! Play can be beneficial for both your dog’s mind and body. It is a great way for your dog to bond with you and others.…

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…