Training Multiple Dogs Together

Training Multiple Dogs Together

I am the proud owner of multiple dogs.  I like having more than one dog and I’ve always had at least two since I was eighteen years old. Growing up, my parents were reluctant to let me have even ONE...

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Scent Work: Training Your Dog To Track

Scent Work: Training Your Dog To Track

Dogs are amazing!  They have amazing noses and the ability to detect or use scent.  A dog’s nose is 100,000 times better than yours!  Even your pup has this amazing ability. And scent work can be very rewarding for dogs!...

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Help!  My Dog Hates My Husband!

Help! My Dog Hates My Husband!

I get this question more often than you would actually believe! And I must be honest it isn’t always the “husband” sometimes it is the “wife” or even the kids or everyone “else” in the family.  Often I think it...

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Overprotective Dogs:  Why You Don’t Want One

Overprotective Dogs: Why You Don’t Want One

I get variations of this question all the time: “Why isn’t my dog protective of me and my things?” Husband or wife; “How can I make him protect me, my family and my things?” People who have a friendly or...

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My Dog Would Never Bite… And Other Lies.

My Dog Would Never Bite… And Other Lies.

I have been a dog trainer for over twenty-five years now… Yikes, I feel old saying that! 😆  But it’s true… And I mention this because I have to admit: what I believed was true about dog aggression at 20...

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How To Stop A Dog Thief

How To Stop A Dog Thief

Globally, dog theft has been on the rise for the past few years.  So if you think your dog isn’t at risk… you may want to THINK AGAIN! Dog theft is devastating to loving pet owners.  It can bring your...

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My #1 Fear For Dogs This Summer

My #1 Fear For Dogs This Summer

Hot days kill dogs. Most of us know enough not to leave our dogs in the car on a hot or sunny day, but did you know in some states it is illegal?  AZ, CA, IL, ME, MD, MN, NV,...

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Dog Social Distancing and Utilizing a Crate to Help with Separation Anxiety

Dog Social Distancing and Utilizing a Crate to Help with Separation Anxiety

As I sit here and ponder where I am going to go with this article, my mind wanders. I’ve already sat down a couple of times to write it. I’d literally just sat down on Monday, computer open, and then...

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Signs of Worms in Dogs… And How To PREVENT Your Dog From Getting Worms In The First Place!

Signs of Worms in Dogs… And How To PREVENT Your Dog From Getting Worms In The First Place!

Signs of worms in dogs are not necessarily easy to see to the untrained eye.  As humans and living in most first world countries, we simply do not have to deal with most parasites and worms nor the treatment that...

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Dog Dental Treats and Chews, What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Oral Health

Dog Dental Treats and Chews, What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Oral Health

One of the most important and most preventable diseases that your dog (or pet) will undoubtedly face in his lifetime is dental disease.  The Royal Veterinary College of London (RVC) published a PDF in 2002 that stated periodontal disease is...

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