Why I Do Not Punish My Dog: Part II

As much as I love and enjoy my job I would be lying if I said it was never stressful. The truth is, when you begin to understand dog behavior your eyes open and you are able to see into the intimate world of dogs. They say ignorance is bliss-and it can be, of...
When Treating Your Dog Can Harm, Part 1

When Treating Your Dog Can Harm, Part 1

It was a sunny morning on a spring Saturday, and I found myself in the bathroom. Yes, the bathroom. It wasn’t even 9 AM, and I found myself trembling, my heart pounding, and unable to control my anxiety. Trying to stay calm, I was making frequent visits to the...
When Treating Your Dog Can Harm, Part 2

When Treating Your Dog Can Harm, Part 2

Earlier this year, Puffy, my soon-to-be-15-year-old dog, was diagnosed with Vestibular Disease. I heard him collapse one Sunday evening and rushed to hold him tight. All I could do was hold his body as my frightened little boy lost all sense of control. All I could...
Top 5 Reasons Dog Training Benefits the Owner

Top 5 Reasons Dog Training Benefits the Owner

As dog training becomes more popular, so do the articles, blogs, and stories about how dog training is great for the dog. Getting your pet enrolled in a positive training program such as group or even private lessons benefits your pet greatly. Your dog will learn...
Adopting a Dog: Before, During and After Process

Adopting a Dog: Before, During and After Process

Congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! We all dream of finding the perfect pooch to bring home and share our lives with. Finding the perfect dog is about finding the dog that is a good match for your lifestyle and needs. Here are some tips to prepare you for...
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