Bonding with your dog isn’t necessarily automatic. In fact, it often takes work. By learning your dog’s “love language,” finding ways to spend time with them doing things you both enjoy, and doing your best to keep them healthy and happy, you’ll forge an unbreakable bond with your dog. Here are 15 different tips and […]
Agility is a great exercise for your dog, and it reduces boredom and reinforces good behavior. It also strengthens the bond between the handler and the dog, and after countless hours of training, you become a team!
To make sure your puppy grows up into a happy and well-behaved dog, you will need to train them. It may sound overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! This Puppy Training 101 guide will give you all the basic puppy training info you need for socialization, crate training, potty training, leash training, and basic […]
Getting a new puppy is very exciting! But the first month with the puppy is the most challenging and overwhelming. I want to talk about the most common mistakes you may encounter and offer some new puppy tips for avoiding or fixing them. Often, we bring a dog home, unhook the leash, and set it […]
If your dog is always alert, restless, reacts to every noise, and has difficulty calming down, you most likely would call this dog hyperactive. But is it a fair assessment of the dog’s behaviour? According to Clinical Behavioural Medicine for Small Animals (Karen Overall, 1997) true hyperactivity in canines is rare. Hyperactivity (referred by scientists […]