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Dog Car Sickness and What to Do About It

Dog Car Sickness and What to Do About It

I am kind of amazed at how many dogs have car sickness issues. I have one. She loves going with me… but she hates the car. She used to get car sick when she was a puppy. Thankfully, most puppies...

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Best Nighttime Housetraining Routine

Best Nighttime Housetraining Routine

Potty training a puppy is HARD! It is probably THE NUMBER ONE problem people have with their puppies and dogs. It is also the number one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters. Best Nighttime Housetraining Routine But, the truth is,...

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Why Do Dogs Bark? Reasons Dogs Bark and How to Stop Your Dog’s Barking

Why Do Dogs Bark? Reasons Dogs Bark and How to Stop Your Dog’s Barking

Reasons Dogs Bark At the simplest level, dogs bark to communicate. Your dog’s bark is just as unique as your voice! Interestingly, I can pick out my dog’s bark from a kennel full of other barking dogs. I also, typically,...

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The 7 1/2 Mistakes You Should Never Make When Socializing Your Dog

The 7 1/2 Mistakes You Should Never Make When Socializing Your Dog

Socializing your dog with other dogs is tricky! If you don’t do it right, you could be speeding down the road to your vet hospital to have him stitched up! It isn’t rocket science, but there are some common mistakes...

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Dog to Dog Aggression

Dog to Dog Aggression

Dog to Dog Aggression Dog to dog aggression is a problem that causes suffering for many dog owners, and their dogs. There are two main concerns I have noted as big causes during my 25 year career. Owners Who Inadvertently...

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How To Safely Introduce A Cat To Your Dog Home

How To Safely Introduce A Cat To Your Dog Home

For many animal lovers, it’s obvious that you’d want a home with multiple pets, even if they’re different species. If your home has one or two canine family members, there’s a good chance at some point you may want to...

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6 Tips For A Successful “Take Your Dog to Work Day”

6 Tips For A Successful “Take Your Dog to Work Day”

“Take Your Dog to Work Day” is June 22!! Since the concept was launched in 1999, “Take Your Dog To Work Day” has become a huge success celebrated by many companies. After all, what business wouldn’t benefit from a little...

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Dealing with Puppies And Dogs That Don’t Like Leashes

Dealing with Puppies And Dogs That Don’t Like Leashes

Leashes provide us with a means to communicate and control our furry friends. I love leashes! But, not all dogs or puppies love leashes…at least, not in the beginning. How Do You Deal With a Puppy or Dog That Doesn’t...

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Deterring Loose Dogs

Deterring Loose Dogs

Unfortunately, we seem to be in a time when very few dogs are receiving the socialization or training they need to be good companions and good canine citizens. I see a lot of dogs that are reactive to a large...

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Teaching an Aggressive Dog to Socialize

Teaching an Aggressive Dog to Socialize

“Teaching an Aggressive Dog to Socialize.” That is kind of a tricky statement because I don’t think it means what you think it means. When people speak of socializing an aggressive dog, they often mean turning it loose with other...

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