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...

My Dog Has Dry Skin. What Should I Do?

  If your dog has dry skin, understand that dogs get dry and itchy skin like people. Unsurprisingly, most of the causes are the same too. You don’t need to panic, because a skin problem, such as this, is likely nothing but minor discomfort, rather than something...

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...

What You Can Do To Stop Your Counter Surfing Dog

Can you trust your dog in the kitchen? Even when your back is turned? If you answered no, your dog has probably been rewarded for counter surfing. Counter-surfing is what we say when a dog jumps up onto counters or tables in search of food. Larger dogs might be able...