The Ultimate Puppy Training & Care Guide

Training your puppy can be difficult when you’re a first time dog owner. When I got my very first puppy, I was so excited to take him home, but had no idea where to start! That’s why I decided it would be best to put together an easy-to-read guide on how to train your puppy […]

6 best ways to teach dogs how to stop chewing

Dogs have been man’s best friend for many years and they are a great addition to any family. Sometimes, though, we all get frustrated with our furry friends when they chew on things that they shouldn’t be chewing on. Chewing is actually one of the most common behavioral issues that dog owners ask about! In […]

How To Fix Common Doggy Misbehaviors

Raise your hand if you’ve had this experience: You’re hanging out in the living room watching TV, and you hear a knock. Your dog immediately launches themselves off the couch, barking their head off as they skid toward the front door. You follow along in their wake, grab their collar, open the door a crack, […]

How To Motivate Your Dog

Canine Communication Basics Have you ever wondered how to communicate with your dog? Maybe you want them to listen to you, or be more obedient to your wishes. In order to do this, you need to get inside their head. How do you do this? By tapping into their motivational drives. At the most basic […]

Dog Daycare Evaluation Process

In part one of our dog daycare series, we discussed the different types of daycare options for your pooch. Today, we’ll review specific questions to ask before you hand over the leash. Vaccination Requirements Aside from rabies, what other vaccines does the facility require? DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, and Parvovirus) and Bordatella are common ones, and […]

Dog Daycare Types

Picture this: your dog is bored at home, and won’t stop chewing the furniture. Stuffed Kongs don’t hold their attention, and they’ve interrupted your latest Zoom call by barking for the last time. They need mental and physical stimulation, and your work schedule simply isn’t allowing you to devote the necessary time to your dog. […]

How To Choose A Dog Trainer

A question that I’m often asked is “how do you choose a dog trainer?” The answer to this question depends on a number of factors, which we’ll cover in this post. At a high level, you’ll want a trainer who takes a balanced approach, and whose philosophy aligns with yours. They also need to communicate […]

How To Teach Your Dog To Walk On A Loose Leash

Have you taken your dog for a walk, only to have your shoulder dislocated as they chase after a squirrel? Do you sometimes feel like you’re in your own version of the Iditarod with your pup? We’re here to help! Today, we’ll cover a few simple tips to help you and your dog get in […]

Socializing Your Puppy

So you’ve brought home a new puppy – Congratulations! Now the fun starts! Aside from potty training, one of the most crucial things you need to do is socializing your puppy. Most resources encourage you to allow your puppy to interact with other dogs. Here at Dogology University, we take a different approach that’s more relationship-based, […]