Dog Training Myths: Debunked!

  1. My dog looks “guilty” when he does something wrong. By saying our dog looks “guilty,” we are projecting human traits onto an animal. While there can be a change in their appearance, it is not guilt that they are portraying. Pinning their ears back, showing...

Why German Shepherds Are So Clingy?

My German Shepherd Won’t Leave Me Alone. Why? You go out to get the mail and hear the pitter-patter of your German Shepherd’s feet following you. You go to the bathroom, and your German Shepherd stands behind the closed door and cries for you. Even getting a drink...

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...

 Puppy Exercise, How Much Does My Puppy Need?

When thinking about puppy exercise, we often think the more, the better, but that is not the case. Puppies are not miniature dogs. We must consider the development of our puppies. The most important are growth plates, which, in short, are areas of cartilage at the end...

Help Your Dog Relax With These 3 Activities

Do you want to help your dog relax? Does your dog have a hard time settling down in the house? Do they chew furniture, tear up the carpet, or pull the leaves off your house plants? Or do you have a dog who is nervous around loud noises like fireworks, thunder, or even...

Dog Park Alternatives

You may have read our previous blog post about things to consider before visiting a dog park. If you have found that dog parks are not a good fit for you and your four-legged friend, don’t worry – we have you covered with other activities that will give you that...