Time To Eat The Dog?

Last week, I had a client ask me if I knew that owning a dog was worse for the environment than owning an SUV. “WHAT?”  I was flabbergasted.  I decided to do some research and found that all the hubbub stems from a book released in 2009 titled, Time to Eat the Dog, The Real […]

The Best Gift You Can Give Your Dog Today.

A new fancy bed?  A couple of the newest, trendiest doggie toys?  Maybe her very own sundress custom made just for her?  Forget it.  That kind of material stuff may make us humans happy, but honestly,  your dog could care less. The very best gift you can give your dog today is a walk.  That’s […]

Every Day Safety For Your Dog (Training, Identification, Food, Bloat)

Training, Identification, Dangerous Foods, Bloat, etc….  Oh my!  So many things to consider when it comes to your dog’s safety.  Get Along Little Doggie and The Association of Pet Dog Trainers has compiled some extremely useful information, tips, and resources. A leisurely walk around the neighborhood, park, or outdoor trail is something that most people […]

The Benefits of Training Your Dog

The benefits of having a trained dog are nearly limitless!  Here’s a run-down of just some of the advantages and benefits: Benefits of Dog Training: • Puppy classes provide the opportunity for getting your new family member started off right. Puppy classes provide the experiences and opportunities for your puppy to develop interaction skills with […]

TC Jester Dog Park Grand Opening & What Makes A Good Dog Park?

The Houston Dog Park Association is hosting the TC Jester Dog Park Grand Opening Party this Saturday, April 24th from 2 til 4 pm at TC Jester Dog Park located @ 4201 TC Jester Boulevard (Near Northwest Houston). Lots of fun doggie vendors with goodies to give away, refreshments, entertainment, appearances by city officials and a FREE dog behavior session in the park. Come help celebrate this new dog park!

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

Each year, the ASPCA urges supporters across the country to support their efforts and “Go Orange for Animals” in honor of the signing of the ASPCA’s charter in 1866. The ASPCA officially launched Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month on April 1st, and throughout the month, iconic buildings and landmarks across the country will support their life-saving work by lighting up in the ASPCA’s signature color and “Going Orange for Animals.”

Trick Training

Trick training is a really fun way to build your bond with your dog and keep her mentally and physically stimulated.

Check out these trick training tips!

Today Is Spay Day USA!

Spay Day is an annual campaign of The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International to inspire people to save animal lives by spaying or neutering pets and feral cats.

Officially the last Tuesday of February, Spay Day includes events and activities taking place throughout February across the United States and U.S. territories, and around the world.

The Most Important Reasons for Puppy Class

Bite Inhibition and Socialization. Preventing bad bite inhibition and poor socialization are the most urgent priorities when it comes to your new puppy.  These things need to be worked on before your puppy is 18weeks old.  Unfortunately, many owners don’t consider or think about training until the puppy is 5 or 6 months old.  This […]

Train Your Dog Month: January 2010

Hundreds of thousands of dogs have been turned into animal shelters because their owners didn’t know how to deal with behavior problems and couldn’t find a reliable resource to help them.  We, at the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, think it is long overdue to dedicate a month where we can bring awareness to the […]

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