Meet and get to know your puppy or dog before adopting
While it’s okay to find your next puppy or dog on the Internet, it’s best to spend time with your potential new companion animal before bringing him or her home.
Let sleeping dogs lie: why your dog must feel safe
Feeling safe is more important than even water or food, and if we violate our dogs’ need for safety, we also infringe upon their ability to think and learn.
The semantics of “fixing” problem dog behaviors
Inventive management may lead to immediate results for some problem dog behaviors, but real change takes kindness, time and patience.
Small dogs need training as much as large dogs
All dogs should at least know the basics: how to sit, lay down, stay and come when called. Small dogs need training just as much as larger dogs.
The importance of puppy socials before full vaccination
Indoor puppy socials are a crucial component of a well thought out socialization plan, forming the cornerstone of future social interactions with other dogs.