Canine enrichment has been a hot topic lately and different types of enrichment toys have flooded the market. Which one is right for your dog? Well it depends on your dog and on what you're trying to accomplish. Here are some top five popular categories for enrichment toys. Slow Feeders A little more interesting than … Continue reading Enrichment Toys 101
You may have heard everyone raving about Kongs, but if your dog doesn't seem too interested in his, you aren't alone! There are a lot of ways to fill a Kong, including a lot of ways that deliver food too quickly and too easily. Here is our trainer's ultimate guide to making your Kong last! … Continue reading The Best Way to Stuff a Kong
Every household and its needs are unique, and there is no one right way to train a dog. For example, as a trainer, I do not require a heel when walking my dog so if a friend were to take my dog on a walk, they might be surprised to find that he happily trots … Continue reading Five Cues Every Dog Should Know
Would you ever tell your dog, “Be a dentist!” and expect him to go to the computer, pull up applications and start typing out his resume for dentistry schools? Of course not! It would be insane to tell your dog this cue and expect him to actually follow through. Yet, many dog unknowingly owners ask … Continue reading Fido, Be a Dentist!
When shopping for the perfect new addition to your family, the choices can be overwhelming. It may be tempting to pick the first cute puppy you meet, but for the future happiness and health of your family and your new dog, it's important to carefully research the breeder and find a responsible, reputable breeder who … Continue reading Choosing a Breeder