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Benefits of Consistency in Dog Training

Benefits of Consistency in Dog Training Think about this from the dog’s perspective… This morning I jumped on my human and I got petted and lots of attention. This afternoon…

LEAD Training Tips

Leadership, Energy, Attitude and Dedication (use these words to inspire you to work with your dog).  LEAD – This is a great acronym to help you focus on both ends…

Traveling with your Best Friend

We all love to travel with our best friends, but it is important to do it safely. Here are some tips to make that adventure safe and fun for both…

Top 10 Pet Safety Tips

There are some helpful things to do as a pet owner to prepare and plan ahead in case of emergencies.  There are also things you  can do to help the…

Pet First Aid Kit Contents

Pet First Aid kits are like insurance. You need to have them, and you hope you never need to use it.  As a responsible pet owner, it is important to…

Is your dog too fat?

What is your pet’s ideal body weight? That’s a nicer way of saying “your dog is fat”. Our focus this month is on your pet’s weight and body condition? I…

COVID-19-Being Prepared for your Pet

If you don’t have any symptoms of COVID-19, you can continue to interact with your pet normally. We recommend washing your hands frequently; Before and after petting your dog and…

Spring Cleaning for your Pets

How many of you use March and April to clean out closets, cupboards and drawers? If you are like me, I love to spring clean and declutter and I have…

Love your Dog

The month of February focuses on love. You don’t have to give hearts, cards, candy or flowers, but little acts of appreciation are so important and appreciated!  Take the time…

Mindfulness with your Dog

Creating a Mindfulness Lifestyle with your Dog Mindfulness is the psychological process of purposely bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present moment without judgment, which one can develop…

Importance of Advocating for your Dog

Whether you just brought home a puppy, adopt a dog or are working with your current dog(s), it is important to advocate for them at each stage of their life.…

Don’t let him do that!

As a dog trainer, I get a lot of phone calls about dogs jumping up, bolting out the door, not coming back when called, etc. On a number of training…
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