Dogs Jump, Let’s Talk About Some Solutions

So you have a dog that jumps, and you’re sick of pushing them off or apologizing to guests.  This can be a frustrating and embarrassing behavior, what exactly can you do to curb it?  There are several fixes for a jumping dog, though as with all dog training, you’ll need patience and consistency.    There … Read more

Dog Separation Anxiety: Some at Home Solutions

Does your dog bark, scratch at the door or whine when you leave? Does it start even when you’re just grabbing your keys or putting your shoes on? If so, your furry best friend might be suffering from mild separation anxiety. Getting frustrated and scolding may often make this situation worse, so what can you … Read more

Jumping on Guests

How can you tell if your dog is the pack leader? It’s simple: if she jumps on you when you arrive home, she is the pack leader. If she jumps on your guests, she is making sure that these new arrivals also know she is in charge. What can you do to stop this unwanted … Read more

The cause of Dog Barking

Dogs bark as a form of communication. If your dog barks, there is a reason why. It may be simply a response to a stimulus, like a jogger running by the house—or it may be your dog’s way of asking for help. Ongoing, Excessive Barking – This is your dog’s way of sending you a … Read more

Being a Responsible Dog Owner

Owning a dog is all about responsibility and this begins by wishing to own a dog in the first place for the right reasons. Dogs are supposed to be our companions and become a member of the family. When you own a dog you wish for him / her to become all that he / … Read more

How to Crate Train Your Puppy

How to Crate Train Your Puppy Some people may view crate training a puppy as cruel or pointless, but in reality, it is both an effective method to potty train your dog and gives your pup a secure, den-like space where he feels safe. Crate training is not usually an overnight process, so remember, patience … Read more