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 […]

Prevent Dog Boredom When They’re Home Alone

As we prepare to go back to work, our dogs will have to get used to a “new normal” of being home alone all day. Most dogs will be ok with this, and will take the opportunity to catch a well-deserved nap. In fact, dogs can sleep up to 20 hours per day. For the […]