Category Archives for Behavior

Introducing Dogs and Cats

Before Adopting Before taking the plunge, it’s important to know whether the dog is a good candidate to live with a cat and vice-versa. The best possible indicator is confirmation that the dog has

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Adolescent Dogs: The Teenage Years

Oh, the allure of a sweet, carefree puppy. They have the fluffiest fur and those big, endearing eyes that just make you want to melt. Toss in some of the best smelling puppy breath and most people are

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Barking … And What To Do About It

Do you have a barking dog on your hands? As a dog trainer, I find barking problems are one of the main reasons dog owners ask for help. Clients want to know how to stop their dog from barking. In this

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5 Reasons Dogs Eat Dirt

Dogs are fascinated by weird things. Let’s see, there’s the garbage … And of course other dogs’ pee and poop … And for some dogs – DIRT! And like the garbage can raiders (looking

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5 Ways Play and Exercise Can Help Keep Your Dog Mentally Healthy

Intellectually we all know we should exercise and play with our dogs. Yeah, it’s good for them. They’re dogs, that’s what they do. As life’s daily stresses get piled on and we continue through

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