New Puppy Checklist

New Puppy Checklist

Considering getting a new puppy? Before you bring them home, make sure that you have a plan in place! ┬áResearch and select a veterinarian. If you can, find a “Fear Free” clinic to make your vet visits as pleasant as possible. If you know when you’ll...

The Importance of Breed

I LOVE rescue dogs. They can be amazing creatures – full of love and gratitude. Dogs are incredible resilient, so they can often overcome early life trauma with the right guidance and benevolent care from their new pet parents. THAT BEING SAID…. it is...
Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the Holidays

Enrichment. If you have read many dog training tips or follow any dog related pages in Facebook , you have probably heard that word more than a few times! We trainers and dog advocates aren’t exaggerating when we talk about the importance of enrichment ,...

Target Training with…turtles!

I use target with all kinds of people and dogs! It’s great for helping shy dogs learn confidence, it’s a great way to refocus and over excited dog, and it’s a hands-free way of re-positioning your dog. Did you know target training is often used in...