Prepare Your Dog For The Arrival Of Your New Baby

You’re pregnant!  The most exciting news in the world!  Whether this is your first baby or or not, this new little life joining your family is going to affect your dog.  As wonderful as your dog is, don’t blindly believe they’ll be thrilled with the new addition.  Dogs are not […] Read more »

Puppy Pads……..Pro’s And Con’s

Do you have a puppy?  Are you considering housebreaking with puppy pads?  One thing is for sure, puppies pee.  So are puppy pads a good idea or not?  Here are the pro’s and con’s to using puppy pads: Read more »

Start Getting Over Your Fear Of Dogs

Fear of dogs is a very big reality for some people.  Whether the fear stems from a scary childhood interaction or because their parents imposed their own fears onto them as children.  I’m not here to judge anyone who has this fear.  All I’m here to say is whatever the […] Read more »

What Is Dog Separation Anxiety?

Separation anxiety is a fairly new term in the dictionary of dogs.  It’s really not something anyone had to deal with in years gone by.  So we have to ask ourselves what has changed and where did this come from? Read more »

Getting a Rescue Dog

There are a lot of things to consider when getting a dog.  Getting a rescue dog can sometimes be a lot more work then you may have bargained for.  One thing is for sure, you should never jump into it whimsically.  Getting a dog is a big decision.  Getting a dog […] Read more »

4 Tips On How To Pick A Good Dog Daycare

Looking for a Doggy Daycare?  Don’t know what to look for?  Here are 4 good tips on picking a good dog daycare: 1. Are there limitations to when you can or cannot come see your dog? A good dog daycare will have an open door policy.  You should be able to […] Read more »

Why Do Puppies Nip; How Do You Train Them To stop?

Why Do Puppies Nip? Puppies nip!  They nip, either to experiment and see what is acceptable and what is not, or they are teething.  Much like small children, they are very orally fixated.  They learn through behaviors such as these.  It is up to you to teach them what is […] Read more »

How Do I Train my Puppy To Walk Nicely On Leash?

Training puppies leash walking The most sensible approach to training puppies leash walking is to gradually introduce both leashes and collars.  Start with their collar.  Use excitement as you put a flat, light collar on your puppy to wear around the house. Read more »

How Do I Train My Puppy Not To Bite?

Want to train your puppy not to bite?  Then look at it from their perspective.  Before domestication dogs had to stalk, chase and kill dinner.  And that’s exactly what they were built to do for survival.  Dogs are also the only animals that are truly domestic by every sense of the […] Read more »