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...

Cats vs Dogs: Who is Smarter?

Do you share your life with a dog, a cat or both? When it comes to who is smarter, who do you think wins the cats vs dogs debate? How Do We Measure Intelligence? It can be difficult to measure the intelligence of animals, since they can’t sit down to take a...

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...

Is My Dog Dominant?

We see it on TV, our friends and family tell us “Your dog is trying to dominate you!”, “You need to be the Alpha, the pack leader!” No, no you don’t. Your dog is not dominant. That is not a thing in the dog world. It is a thing in the human world, which is why it...

Puppy Proofing Your Home

Having a puppy in your home is a big responsibility. It is almost like having an agile toddler roaming around the house: they stick things in their mouth and make large messes. You can minimize these behaviors, which will help encourage good behavior from your pet....

Teaching Your Puppy Their Name

Why Teaching Your Puppy’s Name is Important You keep yelling your puppy’s name, and they just continue doing what they were doing, not even looking up at you. How annoying!. Don’t assume your puppy intentionally ignores you. If you have a new puppy, they...