Dog Myth Busters


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Some myths or ‘Old Wives Tales’ about dogs have been around forever!  Here’s the top 8 most harebrained myths I’ve ever come across: Read more »

Back To School, But What About The Dog?


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September again.  And everyone in the house is anxious and excited to get back to school.  So in all the chaos,  where does that leave Rover? Read more »

10 Things To Consider Before Getting A Dog


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Are you seriously thinking about getting a dog?  If so here are 10 things to consider first. Read more »

Train Your Dog To Stay When You’re Out Of Sight


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If you tell your dog to ‘stay‘ then go out of their site, what will they do?  Will they stay like you asked, follow you, or simply get bored and go find something better to do?   If you wanna teach your dog to stay even when they can’t see […] Read more »

Train Your Dog To ‘Stay’ Using Positive Reinforcement


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When you tell your dog to ‘stay‘ what do they do?  Do they stay till you tell them they can go?  Stay for a minute then get bored and wander off?  Or just flat out ignore you?  If they do anything other then stay till you say otherwise you MUST […] Read more »

Train Your Dog To ‘Down’ Using Positive Reinforcement


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Down can be a very difficult lesson to teach dogs.  If your dog doesn’t respect you as a pack leader they won’t submiss to you.  Also, it can have a depressing effect on dogs.  So to teach this, make sure you’re patient and relaxed. Read more »

Train Your Dog To Sit Using Positive Reinforcement


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Training your dog to sit is definitely one of the easiest lessons.  It’s also one of the most important.  Having your dog sit on your command can defuse potentially stressful situations between dogs or even save your dog from danger if there’s cars or commotion.  Plus it’s respectful on your dog’s […] Read more »

How Owning A Dog Can Make You More Sociable


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One thing is for sure.  If you have a dog you have no choice but to exercise it.  That means getting up off the couch and heading out the front door.  And depending on what age, breed and energy level your dog is will depend on how much exercise and […] Read more »

Teach Your Dog Proper Door Manners


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Can you safely open your front door and trust your dog won’t bolt through it?  Do you dread the sound of the doorbell due to the impending ciaos?  Here’s some simple steps to follow if your dog lacks ‘door manners’: Read more »

Get Your Unfocused Dogs Attention


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Does your dog seem to be distracted or unfocused?  Is it hard to get a response or even a little eye contact from them?  Here are some tips on how to get your dog’s attention. Read more »