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April 27, 2022
Your Dog And Your New Baby

Bringing a new baby into the household is a huge adjustment, and the sooner you prepare for your dog’s adjustment, the better. If you do things right, your baby and your dog enjoy a safe, lifelong friendship. Some dogs accept a new baby into their pack without fuss, but you can never predict how any […]

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March 28, 2022
Most Common Types Of Dog Aggression

Dog aggression is more than just aggression; it’s a strong piece of communication. What we read as aggression is actually a dog sending an unambiguous and fluent message. As canine companions and providers, we must learn about the most common types of dog aggression to get to the root of the problem and support our […]

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March 1, 2022
7 Reasons Professional Dog Training Is A Wise Investment

Are you on the fence about whether or not investing in dog training is worth it? We understand. However, after more than 35 years as professional dog trainers, we repeatedly see why professional dog training is important. Not only does it help to foster healthy and positive bonds between your dog and your household, but […]

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January 31, 2022
Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: Traveling With Your Dog

Is your dog a constant traveling companion? The world has opened up to canines-as-companions in so many ways, and we notice dogs in cars, at cafes, trains, and planes. While this warms our hearts, it is also alarming when we see well-meaning humans putting their dogs at risk. For example, your dog may love having […]

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January 5, 2022
Understanding Your Dog’s Body Language

How many times have you thought, “I wished my dog could just speak to me so I knew what s/he’s trying to say?!?” The great news is your dog is speaking to you all the time. The only difference is that dogs use body language, with the support of minor vocalizations. Reading Your Dog’s Body […]

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November 30, 2021
11 Common Dog Behavior Issues

The benefits and rewards of forming a close and connected bond with a dog are impossible, to sum up in words. These faithful and unconditionally loving beings change our lives. That said, canines are a different species, with different bodies, needs, modes of being, body language, and communication styles.   As a result, humans can wind up […]

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November 2, 2021
Building A Strong Bond Between You And Your Dog

There is so much excitement around selecting a new dog and then welcoming your new companion into your home. That excitement is palpable - very much so when it comes to your sensitive dog. The more you can do to remain calm and establish a strong bond, the easier the transition will be and the […]

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September 30, 2021
What Size Dog Is The Best Fit For Your Family?

Dog size does matter, but it might not matter as much as you think. For example, Great Danes are one of the largest dog breeds out there, but they make surprisingly good apartment dogs because of their mellow temperament and aversion to long-distance running. On the flip side, a high-energy Cairn Terriers may look ideal […]

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August 31, 2021
What To Expect When You’re Expecting: A New Dog Or Puppy

Bringing a new dog or puppy into your home or apartment is an exciting time. However, it also requires planning and preparation to ensure the transition is smooth for everyone. The more prepared future dog companions are, the most positive the experience will be. 5 Steps To Being Ready For Your New Dog Or Puppy  […]

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July 28, 2021
Why Do Dogs Bark?

Dogs are like humans, meaning they communicate using their bodies and their “voices.” When barking is their preferred way to communicate, it can be equally entertaining and downright aggravating - depending on the situation.  I have great news for you if you have an excessive barker and want to find a way to stop the […]

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