Tired Dogs are Good Dogs!

Winter is winding down and before we know it the warm weather and longer days will be upon us. This is great news for our dogs because it means we can spend more outdoor time with them. A long hike or ...

Potty Training

This is definitely one of the top 3 things every puppy needs to learn when he comes home. Every accident in the house is a minor setback to the house training process; there are smells left behind for ...

Puppy Socialization.

While this includes learning to play with other dogs in a friendly way, socialization is much, much more. It is teaching our dog to be comfortable with people, dogs, new and novel things, strange nois ...

Dog Bite Prevention Month

I am encouraged by the level of interest and support in spreading the “dog bite prevention word”. If there is one thing that I wish for our dogs, that is a more educated human population when it co ...

It Takes A Village…

Caring for a dog, any dog, can be a challenge. Puppies need constant attention and loving guidance to teach them how to behave. Adolescent dogs can challenge us with their independent teenage attitude ...

Solving Canine Behavior Problems …

Filling in the blanks... Earlier today I placed a post on Facebook sharing my displeasure with the guidance one of my clients received from her veterinarian regarding her 11 month old intact male dog' ...