So you want a puppy or older dog…….

After a lot of consideration and talking to your family, you have decided you want a puppy. Or maybe you decided you want an older dog. But have you considered everything? Before you get all the toys, bed and food, make sure that you have considered the role you will now become…dog owner. If youContinue reading “So you want a puppy or older dog…….”

It’s Spring!!

Birds singing all day. That’s one way I know that we are definitely in the spring season, even if Mother Nature isn’t 100% sure yet. The spring brings new life, warmer weather and sunshine. But what does it bring with it for your dogs? Ticks, mosquitoes, fleas, parasites, skin problems/allergies and depending on where youContinue reading “It’s Spring!!”

Socializing – Why is it so important?

Have you ever watched or noticed how dogs act when they are out for a walk with their owners? Or how they behave when taken to a doggy daycare or at the farmers market? Are they walking along with their heads up, tails wagging at people? Do they have their head hung down, tail tuckedContinue reading “Socializing – Why is it so important?”

Training Tip: Using the Balance Disc at Home

Winter is a hard season for dogs: too cold to spend time outside, sometimes walks aren’t an option with the freezing temperatures or salt on the walks and it’s just dark and dreary outside. So, what can you do to burn off some energy and get your dog thinking in a constructive manner? I preferContinue reading “Training Tip: Using the Balance Disc at Home”