You’re calling and calling your dog but he won’t come. He’s digging a hole in the backyard and won’t stop. Why won’t your dog listen to you? Think about the reasons why your dog might
How do you prepare your dog for natural disasters and evacuations? September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and it’s important to make sure every member of the household is prepared for natural disasters including t
Woe is the dog who has had surgery and put on life restriction. How do you deal with a dog on restricted exercise and recovering from surgery? After his dental cleaning and eight(!) extractions, Mr.
Training the dog is sometimes the easiest part. But how do you train the humans to appropriately train and interact with your dog? Much like you train your dog. With positive reinforcement, management and redirection.
One time I came home to discover Mr. N all tangled in a reusable shopping bag with the straps looped around his neck. He was so excited to see me he didn’t care but I
Does your dog need help relaxing? Are they always on the go? Are they struggling with overarousal issues or separation anxiety? Mat work is the answer to teaching dogs to be calm. Our veterinary behaviorist
People often think you need a yard to have a dog. Or a house. Can you have a dog in an apartment or is it not fair to the dog? Mr. N lived in houses
That to do list never grows any shorter and there are always so many demands on your time. You may think you have no time to train your dog due to all the other pressures
Tools are an essential part of life and dog training especially when your dog has figured out how to use items as tools. These are some of my favorite positive training tools that serve to
There was a little dog. And he had a little curl right in the middle of his forehead. When he was good, he was very, very good. And when he was bad, he was horrid.