Giving Your Dog a Choice

Giving your dog a choice will build trust. Have you ever tried getting into the car with your pup, only to notice their body language suddenly shifts as you get closer to the door? Maybe their tail is tucked between their legs, or they look for safety by hiding behind...

5 Things You Need to Know About the Scottish Fold

Someday, cats might take over the world. Well, that’s what people say when their cat plays Jedi mind tricks on them to do their bidding. This myth isn’t far from the truth, because there are cat breeds with a high IQ that are fast learners. Take the Scottish Fold as...

Addressing Fearful or Nervous Dogs Through Enrichment

Training a fearful or nervous dog can become very tricky. When your dog is in a state of fear, they go into fight, flight, fidget or freeze mode. These emotional responses can be intense, resulting in biting or scratching, running off into dangerous areas, or shutting...

Why Physical Exercise Alone Won’t Tire Your Dog Out

You got up early, before it became too warm, and took your dog on a 45-minute run through the neighborhood. That should tire your dog out for several hours while you try to get some work done. But 30-minutes later, your dog is ready to go, bringing you his favorite...

Moving With Your Dog: Tips and Hints

Moving with your dog can be very tricky. Whether you are shifting into a new nearby neighborhood or across the country, your dog feels the same way you do: scared and stressed. Since we all know that routine keeps dogs grounded, it’s important to keep the same...

How to Have a Dog Safe Halloween

With Halloween around the corner, it is important to think about how we can keep our Dog happy and safe with all the unusual activities at Halloween. Here are some things to consider as we get closer to that spooky night. Costumes Not every dog tolerates wearing a...