Puppy Training

Myth Busters About Puppy Socialization

There are, unfortunately, a lot of myths and misunderstandings about training dogs, with a lot of these myths around puppy socialization as well as actual obedience work with puppies of all ages.  Myth: Puppies are naturally friendly and socialized  It is true that puppies are naturally socialized with their littermates, mother, and the breeder or […]

Helping Your Dog Stay Active This Winter

For many people, going outdoors in the winter for long walks or playtime at the dog park is not a top priority. This is particularly true as the weather gets colder, and the snow and ice become more of an issue on sidewalks and roadways.  The winter is also a more difficult time for seniors […]

10 Puppy Products You Should Never Give Your New Dog

Many families brought a puppy into their home as a Christmas gift, and they take the time to research breeds, learn about the benefits of pet adoption, and consider all of their options before making a choice.  All of this research that goes into choosing the right puppy sometimes does not extend into checking out […]

Leadership in Dog Training

Most dog owners have heard a dog trainer, a friend that owns a dog, or even their vet talk about ensuring they are the pack leader in the eyes of their pet. This is sometimes called being the “alpha,” and it simply means being the person your dog sees as being in charge. Leadership is […]