Boarding Your Dog With Separation Anxiety

January 5, 2023

If you’re planning a fun vacation away from town, you might be thinking about boarding your furry loved one while you’re away. While this option lets you relax knowing your pet is in caring hands, your dog’s anxiety might give you second thoughts. Your dog’s separation anxiety can make you feel like you have to […]

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Reactive vs. Aggressive Dog

October 10, 2022

Aggression is one of the most common reasons dog owners seek professional help. It’s also very common to confuse an aggressive dog with one that is reactive. Learning the difference can help you appropriately deal with the issue at hand. Aggressive dogs may be guarding territory, resources or another family member. They might also be […]

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Service Dog vs. Therapy Dog vs. Emotional Support Dog

October 10, 2022

Dogs are caring, loyal companions. They bring us joy and help protect us when we feel stressed or unsafe. Service, therapy and emotional support companion dogs offer unique support for people with additional needs. This can include people with disabilities, people prescribed animal support and people residing in hospitals or nursing homes. Let’s compare therapy […]

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Correcting Leash Aggression

September 6, 2022

Leash aggression is a common behavior for dogs of all ages. Without the proper training, dogs can feel overwhelmed on walks where they face distractions from other animals, people or objects. Going on a relaxing walk with your fluffy companion can seem like a distant goal if they do not like their leash. Correcting this […]

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How to Introduce Your New Puppy to Your Older Dog

September 2, 2022

Gaining a new fluffy addition to your family is exciting for any household. Getting a new puppy used to your home can take some preparation and careful introductions to their new living space. This process can take a bit longer if you also have an older dog in your family. When the dog of the […]

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How Much Time Do I Need to Invest in Dog Training?

July 28, 2022

Contrary to popular belief, dogs enjoy behavioral training. And it’s no wonder they do — their favorite human’s attention and scrumptious treats are usually involved. What’s not to love? Behavior training lessons are also a great way to bond with your furry friend and build a bridge of trust that will last a lifetime. So, […]

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How to Discipline a Puppy

March 2, 2022

There’s no denying it — your new puppy is the cutest thing on earth, maybe even the universe. And while you can’t help but melt each time you look into those puppy eyes, you’ll have to learn to discipline your puppy. Learn the basics of positive reinforcement to improve those naughty puppy behaviors like a […]

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How to Reduce Your Dog’s Barking

January 13, 2022

Any dog owner will tell you that some barking is normal and expected with a pet dog, as it’s one way your dog communicates with you and other animals. However, excessive barking is more than a distraction or nuisance — it could also signal a problem with your dog or their environment that you need to […]

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A Guide to Understanding a Dog’s Body Language

December 10, 2021

  Most of us are familiar with the more common ways dogs communicate. We recognize their barks, whines and growls. However, there is much more to understanding what your dog is thinking or feeling than the sounds they make. The body language your dog displays can also be a huge help with comprehending the message […]

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A Guide to Well-Behaved Dogs for New Dog Owners

October 20, 2021

Bringing a dog home for the first time is an exciting experience. Every new dog owner wants to ensure that their new pup is given the love, care and attention that they need to truly thrive in their new home. But being a first-time dog owner, much like the experience of being a new parent, […]

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