Is Your Dog Uncomfortable?

Dogs show their anxiety and stress in a variety of different ways, some more subtle than others but all signs that we as dogs owners should be familiar with.   It is important that dogs have ways to communicate with us when they are uncomfortable in a given situation.  It is even more important that we […]

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Daycare.  It’s Not Just for Humans Anymore.

Once upon a time, the thought of taking your dog to a dog daycare was, well, strange.  Sure, it was something you did with your human kids but your dog?  As time has passed, taking your dog to daycare has become something normal, natural and highly useful.  As dog owners realized the benefits and became […]

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How to Socialize Your Puppy

  Perhaps the most important thing you can do for your new puppy is socialize, socialize, socialize!  It is something that many people don’t even think of yet it should be foremost in their minds when they decide to bring a new puppy into their household.  Having a few people come to your house, having […]

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Socializing Older Dogs

  While it is more difficult to socialize an older animal who didn’t receive the proper experiences when young, in today’s world, it is something that is necessary more and more.  Many dogs are adopted from shelters and dog pounds.  Often, these dogs, have not had the benefit of socialization at the appropriate age.  Even […]

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Why Dogs Need Socialization

  In order for our dogs to grow up to be well adjusted, stable adults, they must receive adequate socialization.  It is one of, if not THE most important aspect of raising a puppy, yet it is the one that people often fail to consider.  Socialization can prevent your puppy from growing up to be […]

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DawggieGoPaks – You Won’t Leave Home Without It

Introducing DawggieGoPaks, an easy way to carry everything you need with you when you leave the house with your dog! Who hasn’t taken their dog for a nice long walk and found themselves scrambling to find a place to put everything they want to take with them?  Let’s face it, we tend to carry a […]

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Make Your Dog’s Day – Bring ‘Em To Play Day!

We all know that a tired dog is a good dog.  For purely selfish reasons more often than not!  In reality, being tired from a fun activity is great for our dogs, not only physically but also mentally.  Many dogs live in a single dog home or with one other dog.  While they may have […]

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A Packdog certificate on a Greyhound? Almost!

My friend Caron is working toward getting a Packdog Certificate on her greyhound! What’s that all about? you may ask. Well, I decided to do an interview with on about the certificate, the training and her greyhounds. Zephyr currently has three legs out of four towards his first Packdog certification. Dani – So I saw […]

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