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Impulse Control Exercises for Dogs

Most dogs and all puppies need help learning impulse control. What is it? It’s learning to control an urge to move forward to “explore” something rapidly. Some examples of dogs acting on impulses would be rushing out the door in […]

By Carol Besler-Snell on 07/24/2014


Lettuce Eat Kale

It’s time to celebrate National Eat Your Vegetables Day! What better day to share some yummy veggies with your canine friends? If you are not already providing your pup veggies as part of her meals or treats, you may be […]

By Nick Bushman on 06/17/2014


How to Get Your Dog to Stop Barking Out the Window or at the Doorbell

This is one of the most often-asked questions by dog owners.  As much as we love our dogs, they can frustrate us with some of their loud or obnoxious behaviors.  Barking at things outside can become a natural behavior for […]

By Carol Besler-Snell on 05/13/2014


No “Dis”-sing Their Abilities!

Everyone fortunate enough to share their life with dogs know that each, and every one of them is special; however, some of us share our lives with dogs who are not only special, but also specially-abled.  Saturday, May 3rd was […]

By Nick Bushman on 05/06/2014


FRAP: Frenetic Random Activity Periods

What does it mean when your sweet, cute, gentle little pup suddenly shoots off the furniture, runs in circles, attacks any toy in sight, barks like mad, and generally acts like a little kook?  It means your puppy is having […]

By Carol Besler-Snell on 04/30/2014