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Tips For Training An Adult Dog

Adopting an adult dog is a wonderful choice. Most adult dogs have long grown out of constant chewing, nipping, and teething, and they’re usually easier to house-train. Adopting an adult can be the fast track to raising a reliable companion with good manners. There are some unique challenges … [Read more...]

My Dog Growls At My Kids… What Should I Do?

When your dog growls at one of your kids, it’s natural for your protective instincts to kick in. Nobody wants to have to choose between their dog and their human children. In some cases, you may have to rehome your dog to keep your kids safe. However, growling is not necessarily a sign that your … [Read more...]

On And Off Leash Training For Hounds

When you take your hound out for a walk, is it as though you suddenly don’t exist? Is it impossible to get their attention when a fun smell wafts past that sensitive sniffer?  Hounds are notorious for being “stubborn”.  The truth is, they can be wonderfully focused once you learn to … [Read more...]

How To Introduce Your Kids To The New Dog

Kids and dogs are natural best friends - for the most part.  By setting boundaries early on, you can teach your kids to respect your dog, avoid earth-shattering bite injuries, and give your dog the best chance of fitting into your household.  Using these tips to introduce your kids … [Read more...]

What’s The Best Dog Training Equipment? Don’t Leave Home Without These Amazing Tools

Ready to level up your dog’s training? Make sure you have the right gear. Here’s the best dog training equipment recommended by professional dog trainers and behaviourists to help you and your dog master recall, loose leash walking, and other vital skills.  Best Dog Training Equipment To … [Read more...]

Do Dogs Feel Guilt When They’ve Done Something Wrong?

You come home and instead of the usual waggy greeting, you discover a downcast dog and a whirlwind of couch cushion fluff all over the floor.  It seems like your dog knows they’ve done something wrong, so you might be wondering if dogs feel guilt. After all, your dog knows that you get upset when … [Read more...]

Help, My Puppy Chews On EVERYTHING!

When you have a new puppy, you’ll soon realize that nothing is safe from those tiny piranha teeth. Your puppy chews on everything to relieve sore, teething gums, to explore the world around them, and to relieve boredom. It can take months for them to learn to distinguish between toys and your … [Read more...]

Car Anxiety In Dogs: Help Your Dog Love Going For Rides

For a dog with car anxiety, a car must seem like an incredible rocket ship hurtling through time and space. In just a few minutes, they could end up at the vet’s office, at the pet store, at Grandma’s house, or at the park.  Perhaps that’s why a car ride turns your dog into a shaking, drooling, … [Read more...]

8 Reasons To Always Bring Treats On Walks

Are you ready to walk your dog? Let’s make sure you have everything you need. Leash? Check. Collar? Check. Poop bags? Check. But what about treats? When you bring treats on walks, you’ll see big changes in your dog’s manners when you’re out. Training issues become much easier to deal with, … [Read more...]

7 Ways To Keep Your Dog Entertained While You’re At Work

Today’s dogs are, by and large, unemployed.  Without ducks to hunt, sheep to herd, and rats to chase, many dogs have resorted to finding inventive ways to keep busy while their families are not home, including destructive tasks like barking until the neighbors complain, chewing up furniture, … [Read more...]