Is using a dog harness detrimental to walk my dog?

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Is using a dog harness detrimental to walk my dog? We have all been to the pet store and seen the abundance of leashes and collars that help us walk our dog. The new trend in the dog world is the harness. There have been many times where I have gone on a walk with my […]

Can using a crate help calm my dog?

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Can using a crate help calm my dog? Imagine this: You just left your previous job and you were immediately hired by another company that your friend told you about; it is your first day. You walk in pretty confident in your abilities but you are not really sure exactly what you will be doing […]

How can I help with my dog’s separation anxiety?

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How can I help with my dog’s separation anxiety? You return home from work or running errands only to find your house is a disaster. Torn pillows, deep scratch marks on doors and windows. Not so enthusiastic voicemails from neighbors complaining about your dog’s constant barking. How can this be? I left you in the […]

Should my dog be sleeping in the bed?

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Should my dog be sleeping in the bed? I don’t know about you but I love cuddling with my pups; and its even better when you can cuddle all night in your bed with your little (or big) one while you sleep. I was one who allowed my dog to sleep with me in my […]

Training the basics

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Training the Basics One of the biggest problems we find that owners who struggle with their dogs have is; a dog who is inattentive, reactionary, and impulsive. They have a dog who sees, hears, smells something and instantly reacts. Usually they ignore all commands, and blow off the owner to do what they desire. A […]

Training Calmness

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Training Calmness Have you ever been in a panic? Of course, we all have. But thinking back to that moment, did you make clear and rational decisions? For example, you’re running late for work so you rush out the door. While driving, you take more risks like speeding, running stop signs or traffic lights, tailgating […]

Addressing Leash Reactivity

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Addressing Leash Reactivity Recently we published a video to our Facebook feed showing a client and his dog. This dog was constantly pulling to sniff the ground, or smell a bush, randomly changing directions, just all over the place during the walk. This same dog would then bark, yelp, screech, lunge, spin, and drag when she saw […]

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Calm K9 Training

Beacuse a calm dog is a happy dog