How To Help Children Learn Responsible Dog Ownership [Books and Resources]

The children of today are the dog owners of tomorrow. Owning a dog can be a fun and rewarding experience, yet children are often unaware of the responsibilities involved. One way to help them understand the responsibility of dog ownership is by offering them educational books and material created especially for children.  Stories provide children … Continue reading How To Help Children Learn Responsible Dog Ownership [Books and Resources]

Excellent Dog Training Resource Videos

Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend. --Corey Ford Congratulations on your new puppy!Please take a moment to watch these excellent short dog training videos by Zac George's Dog Training Evolution. They'll help you get off to a great start on your puppy parenting journey. I also suggest signing up for a puppy kindergarten … Continue reading Excellent Dog Training Resource Videos

Things Humans Do That Stress Dogs

Enjoy this excellent article by Karen Harrison on the 9 things humans do that may stress our dogs. The article is from  published on June 3, 2016. "When we love our dogs like family, we sometimes forget that they don’t understand us quite like our human relatives. Sometimes we try to have full-on conversations … Continue reading Things Humans Do That Stress Dogs

Potty Training Basics

Congratulations on your new puppy! As a new puppy parent, I’m sure the first thing you’ll want to know is how to potty train your puppy. The following links will take you to articles that will guide you in the potty training basics. The BEST way to ensure success is to learn all you can about this topic … Continue reading Potty Training Basics

Links for Pet Owners

Resource links for pet owners—training, responsible dog ownership, health, nutrition, about the breed, rescue, inspirational . . . Education About the Breed AKC Learn Be a Responsible Dog Owner AKC Responsible dog owner pledg Canine Good Citizen Test Responsible Dog Ownership Resources Children and Pet Safety Books and Magazines Dogwise (Wonderful selection of dog related books!) … Continue reading Links for Pet Owners

The Best Gift You Will Ever Give Your Dog!

This article first appeared in the Royal Spaniels Magazine winter edition 2012. In 2013, it was submitted to the DWAA writing contest. The author, Leila Grandemange, was awarded the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Public Service Award, by the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA). The Holiday gift hunt has begun and I’m already feeling a bit frazzled … Continue reading The Best Gift You Will Ever Give Your Dog!