9 Habits of Highly Effective Puppy Parenting

9 Habits of Highly Effective Puppy Parenting

1. Timing Timing is referred to how promptly you correct, redirect or reinforce your puppy’s behaviors.  Sometimes these behaviors may be elicited for example: When you give your puppy a verbal cue such as “Rover Sit,” When you give a non-verbal by bending down...
Best Ways to Exercise your Dog

Best Ways to Exercise your Dog

As a dog owner, you know that your furry friend needs regular exercise. But what are the best ways to exercise your dog? There are many different options available, and the best way for your dog will depend on their age, breed, and energy level. In this blog post, we...
Are Dog Parks a Bad Idea?

Are Dog Parks a Bad Idea?

Not All Dog Parks Are Created Equal Dog parks vary in size and amenities.  Some are designed to separate dogs by size, others in more urban areas where space is scarce are most often inclusive of all sizes. Dog parks offer a great space for dogs to smell traces...
The Difference Between Obedience and Behavior Training

The Difference Between Obedience and Behavior Training

Whether you have purchased a puppy from a breeder or adopted an adult dog from a shelter, you may soon find yourself wondering about finding a dog trainer. Training your dog makes a great deal of sense. It helps you form a closer bond with your dog while also teaching...
How to keep your dogs warm during the winter

How to keep your dogs warm during the winter

Most dog parents know that extreme heat can be harmful to their pups. However, they may not be as aware of the fact that cold can be just as harmful. Some dogs, like Siberian huskies, are born and bred for snowy, icy conditions. They have a thick, well-insulated...