Give Your Dog A RAW Bone!

  For years and years as far back as we can remember, pet owners have been told to never ever give your dog a bone.  It will get stuck and choke them, block their intestines and kill them, cause a perforation of their esophagus or stomach.  These are dire consequences indeed.  While we agree that […]

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What Does Your Dog Love?

20 Rewards to Motivate Your Dog From teaching you dog to come to you to training tricks, it is all easier if you are using rewards that your dog loves. Finding the right motivator can change a ho-hum practice session to a super training experience. Changing from one reward to another can add excitement and […]

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Training Merlin – Making the Small Steps even Smaller

When training dogs (or tackling any other task), I am a great advocate of breaking everything down into small ’baby steps’. Dogs will learn things super-fast when guided through these steps to develop behaviors. Even a behavior they will absolutely not attempt or begin can be easily mastered by breaking it down. And I am […]

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Healthy Natural Jerky Treats

Buying treats for your best friend has become far more of a workout than ever before.  Stories of tainted treats abound.  Incidences of dogs becoming seriously ill or dying from tainted treats, abound.  As pet owners, we want only the best for our best friends and that means healthy, natural, meat based treats made from […]

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Lamb and Beef Trachea – YUM!

A Place For Paws is excited to announce the addition of dehydrated lamb and beef trachea to our product list!  The same great treats you have been able to get when you see us at a show are now available for sale online and over the phone! These dehydrated bits of goodness are going to […]

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A Place For Paws is on Facebook!

A Place For Paws has hurtled into the realm of social media and offers three Facebook pages for your enjoyment!  Keep up to date with everything that’s happening at A Place For Paws by liking our pages and following us. A Place For Paws main page is primarily dedicated to our training and daycare endeavors.  […]

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Freeze Dried Raw As A Meal

Fresh raw foods are what we know are best for our pets.  We do our best to make sure that they get a good variety of different protein sources and the best quality stuff that we can find – like Raw from A Place For Paws.  Occasionally though, it becomes necessary to feed something that […]

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Avoid The Recalls – Treats That Won’t Let You Down

Treat recalls got you down?  Tired of worrying about what you are going to use in training class?  What on earth is safe for your dog to have as a bedtime snack?  What’s the deal with all of these RECALLS??!!  Its actually not as hard as you think! It seems that in the last few […]

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The Perfect Small Training Treat

Hopefully most people spend a decent amount of time training and working with their dogs.  Even after classes are done and the basics are ingrained, proofing our dogs’ behaviors and providing some ‘continuing dog training education’ is just as important as it is for lawyers and doctors and veterinarians!  Then you have the proud owners […]

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Freeze Dried Beef Liver – 100% Pure Taste!

When talking about dog treats, pureness is a number one concern.  In light of the recent recalls and ingredient issues, one cannot be too careful as to what we offer our dogs as a treat.  Sadly, this is reality. That makes our job clear – offer wholesome, safe, tasty, high value treats that are going […]

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Grain Free Buddies Are Here!

Chewy Buddy Biscuits have long been a favorite with our customers and at our training and daycare facility.  Small, easy to break into small pieces, great smelling, great ingredients and tasty as can be.  Now they are even BETTER!  Introducing Grain Free Chewy Buddy Biscuits! Yes, you heard correctly!  Those fabulous little chewy Buddies now […]

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Venison for Dogs – A Novel Protein For Your Pet

As pet owners we are always on the lookout for tasty but HEALTHY treats for our dogs.  Sometimes we have to search harder because or dog doesn’t tolerate certain ingredients – certain protein sources, certain grains.  Whether an allergy or an intolerance, when we go to the major pet retailers, we are faced with bags […]

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