11 12, 2018

Make Your Dog Happier with these New Year’s Resolutions in 2019

2018-12-11T21:11:47+00:00December 11th, 2018|Animal Advocacy, Animal Behavior, Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Pets|

Christmas is around the corner and the New Year is quickly approaching.  You might be thinking about some new year’s resolutions to start off 2019. Here are a few ideas for happier dogs. Your dogs will be happy if you start implementing these New Year’s resolutions immediately! Implement some passive training. What is passive training [...]

24 11, 2017

Training Tips for Happy Dogs & Holiday Houseguests

2017-12-13T17:57:25+00:00November 24th, 2017|Animal Behavior, Dog Behavior, Dog Training, Pets|

The holidays are approaching. You may be worried about your canine crew mixing with friends and relatives for festive get-togethers—but a little planning and preparation can make the holidays more enjoyable for all. • Doorway etiquette. Teach your dog polite manners at the doorway. Bauer - rescued. © Tara Beddingfield Choose a place [...]

8 09, 2017

Basic Canine Learning Principles

2017-12-11T22:15:19+00:00September 8th, 2017|Animal Behavior, Dog Behavior, Dog Training|

Dogs live in the moment. This means they are very much like toddlers. Dogs are emotional beings. They experience feelings of safety, joy, confusion, happiness, anxiety, and fear. They do not understand how your behavior in the present is related to an event or incident that happened four hours ago, nor do they understand that [...]