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.  Continue reading “How To Help Children Learn Responsible Dog Ownership [Books and Resources]”

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 iheartdogs.com  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 with them or unknowingly send them body language signals that are interpreted differently in the animal kingdom. For these reasons, we’ve compiled a list of 9 common things that humans do that stress dogs out . . . ”

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Emergency Recall Training for Dogs 

An Excellent Article from PetHelpful.com, By Shay-Marie

“Knowing how to get your dog to come when called is one of the most important things to figure out as a pet owner. Even if your dog isn’t capable of learning how to balance a treat on their nose or moonwalk, you absolutely want to make sure they are safe in every situation.” Click on this link to read more. . . Emergency Recall Training for Dogs Continue reading “Emergency Recall Training for 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 BEFORE your new puppy comes home. Set your puppy up for success. Have fun, be patient, and enjoy the process!

How to Potty Train a Puppy: A Comprehensive Guide for Success

Five Key Concepts to Potty Training Your Puppy

How to Housetrain an Adult Dog