Clicker Training for Dogs

The Many Benefits of Clicker Training For Dogs

January 2, 2024

There’s nothing better than the enthusiastic welcome you get from your dog when you return home. But when dogs start to jump up on their owners — or their owner’s guests — it’s unpleasant, to say the least. Clicker training for dogs is a positive reinforcement method that helps to encourage your dog to follow […]

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Yellow Lab Puppy Playing with a Tennis Ball

Engaging Activities For Puppy Training

November 28, 2023

  Engaging activities for puppies are essential for their mental and physical development. Here are some ideas for engaging puppy activities: 1. Puzzle toys Provide puzzle toys that require puppies to figure out how to get treats or toys out. This stimulates their problem-solving skills and keeps them entertained, which has been shown to decrease […]

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Dogs dressed up in Christmas costumes

Preparing Your Dog For The Holidays

November 20, 2023

As the holiday season is upon us, there are many things to consider when preparing for all the festivities to come. The holidays can be overwhelming for your dog, but they don’t have to be! Preparing your dog for the holidays can be a fun and enjoyable experience for both you and your furry friend. […]

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Dog Socialization Guide

Dog Socialization Guide

October 24, 2023

A puppy’s socialization period begins when they’re three weeks old and continues until they are about 12 weeks old. During this time, you’ll want to expose your puppy to a wide variety of people, animals and places in a safe manner. Socializing your dog helps them become friendly and confident in new situations. However, sometimes […]

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Causes of Bad Behavior in Dogs

Causes of Bad Behavior in Dogs

October 10, 2023

In the United States, 65.1 million households have a dog, and 56% of dog owners report their dogs are naughty — that’s a lot of mischievous dogs. Bad behavior can impact your bond with your dog, resulting in destroyed belongings, unhappy pets and frustrated owners. Learning how to correct bad dog behavior starts with knowing how it began. […]

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Tips for Keeping Your Puppy Engaged During Training

October 5, 2023

Puppies are naturally playful and curious creatures, so training sessions can be a great opportunity for them to have fun while learning new skills. Here are some  ways puppies can have fun during training: 1. Interactive training games: Incorporate interactive games into training sessions, such as hide-and-seek or fetch. This makes training more engaging and […]

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Where Can Therapy Dogs Go?

April 25, 2023

Many misconceptions exist about what therapy dogs do and where they can go. If you have a therapy dog or you’d like to train your dog as a therapy dog, you need to know where you’re allowed to be. There are specific laws that govern the circumstances under which dogs are allowed. There are also […]

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What to Know About Overnight Training Programs

April 25, 2023

If you’re looking for ways to successfully teach your dog commands and desired behaviors, a board and train program might interest you. Below, learn about these programs and whether one might be the right fit for you and your four-legged friend. What Is a Dog Board and Train Program? A board and train program is […]

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Introducing Your Dog to Your New Baby

Introducing Your Dog to Your New Baby

March 9, 2023

The arrival of a new baby is exciting and nerve-wracking, especially if you have dogs. Having a dog in the family has many benefits, but worrying about how they will respond to a new baby is an added stress you don’t need when welcoming your bundle of joy. The good news is that there is […]

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What Are Therapy Dogs Used For?

What Are Therapy Dogs Used For? 

March 7, 2023

Humans have long relied on dogs to work in the fields or protect their homes. As time has passed, we have also learned more about their exceptional qualities in comforting and loving us, which make them perfect for other roles, such as being therapy dogs. What does a therapy dog do, and how can your […]

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