Articles About dog behavior

How To Take Your Dog On A “Sniffari”!

How To Take Your Dog On A “Sniffari”!

You get home from work and your dog is sooo excited to see you, but also eagerly awaiting going for a walk. You know what they would probably enjoy even more than a traditional leash walk? ... a "SNIFFARI"! I know... you're probably thinking... a what?!?!? Well, read...

How To Help Your Dog Through The Busy Holiday Season

How To Help Your Dog Through The Busy Holiday Season

As we approach the end of the year there are a number of holidays on the horizon.  During this time, life can be stressful not only for us, but for the dogs in our lives too. A dog that is stressed, or anxious, can exhibit all kinds of unwanted or problem...

Puppy Handling Exercises: How To Teach Acceptance Of Touch

Puppy Handling Exercises: How To Teach Acceptance Of Touch

Husbandry refers to the routine, sometimes daily tasks, that our dogs need to have done to ensure they are living healthy and happy lives. This not only includes activities that you may do at home, such as brushing, bathing, giving medications, trimming nails,...

Puppy Potty Training: Should You Punish Their Accidents?

Puppy Potty Training: Should You Punish Their Accidents?

You come home from running errands to find your puppy had an accident and left you with a big puddle of pee to clean up. OOPS! As a puppy guardian... how would you deal with this scenario? When it comes to puppy potty training should you punish your puppy? Should you...

What Are The ABC’s In Dog Training?

What Are The ABC’s In Dog Training?

I'll admit that it has been a while since I was in school learning the ABC's... I just won't share how long ago it was! Deciding to become a dog trainer meant I had to go back to school to learn a different kind of ABC's. However, also being a parent of a now, teen on...

New Puppy?  Tips for Puppy Proofing Your Home

New Puppy? Tips for Puppy Proofing Your Home

Congratulations on such an exciting time! You're bringing home your new puppy! Now you have the task of puppy proofing your home to ensure that your new family member is safe by eliminating potential dangers. Not sure where to start? Let us help you with that......

Canine Cooperative Care: Giving Your Dog A Choice

Canine Cooperative Care: Giving Your Dog A Choice

Routine husbandry care plays an important role in keeping your dog happy and healthy. Included in this type of care are veterinarian and grooming visits, but also any of the handling that you do with your dog at home. Have you ever fought with your dog at bath-time......

5 Simple Rules For Dog Parents

5 Simple Rules For Dog Parents

Being a dog parent is both a joy and a privilege... but also a big responsibility. When we do share our lives with dogs some of our primary responsibilities are ensuring they receive regular and preventative veterinary care, they are fed a healthy, balanced diet and...

Types Of Canine Enrichment: Infographic

Types Of Canine Enrichment: Infographic

Dog behavior problems often appear in dogs that are bored and have unmet needs. If dogs are bored they will often partake in behaviors that we usually label as 'bad'. This includes digging, barking, whining, chewing, destructive behaviors and more. Providing our dogs...

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