Mr. N grew up in a household without toys. When he arrived at his foster home and saw toys, he didn’t know what to do with them. But his foster Giant Schnauzer friend and mentor
Favorite Dog Rewards for the Holidays and Beyond
He works hard for the money. Mr. N will work without seeing the reward and for a sustained period of time depending on the work but in the end, he demands that he gets paid!
Train Your Dog to Clean Up Their Toys – Trick or Treat
Does your dog favor tricks or treats? What if it was possible to have both this Halloween season? Along with our blogger friends we’re offering trick tutorials (Ours is how to train your dog to
Loose Leash Walking for Dogs
There are a lucky few with acreage who can get away with not training loose leash skills but for the rest of us, leash skills are vital. Living in Portland without a yard means that
Transportation and Traveling with Dogs
Traveling with dogs is becoming more widespread and they’re allowed more and more places as well. If dogs are allowed, Mr. N usually comes with us. He enjoys experiencing new things and new places. He has been
Frustration During Dog Training
It’s nigh impossible for learning to take place without some kind of frustration. If the path is always smooth, are you really understanding? When training dogs, you try to make things clear for them but
Pop Your Pup: Custom Dog Pop Art for Your Walls and Clothes
When you have a mixed breed pup like Mr. N or a distinctive looking dog or a rare breed, it can be hard to find items with dogs that look like your dog. Now if
Try Out Raw Pet Food with a Starter Pack from Balanced Blends
If we gathered up all the food that Mr. N has rejected, it would feed a Lab for a month. The same amount would probably feed Mr. N for a year or more. He is
The Gift of Positive Training with a Veterinary Behaviorist
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.
Does the Best Dry Food for Dogs and Vacuums Make Good Gifts for the Holidays?
Most of us want to give that magical holiday present that will wow the gift recipient. Including our pets. A yummy chew will make our dogs’ eyes go wide and bark in glee but it