Stocking Stuffers for Fido

Each time I start the training process with a new client, whether it be a new, nippy puppy or a destructive, bored dog, I always recommend a slew of chew/ interactive toys.  One of my main goals is to turn the dog into a chew- toy- fanatic.  A chew- toy-aholic, if you will. I have […]

Holiday Training & Safety Tips

Holiday times can be joyful or a source of stress for all of us, and that goes for your dogs, too! With some advanced planning and a little training, you can make things more festive and fun for Fido and less stressful for you! The Association of Pet Dog Trainers offers these helpful tips: Things […]

Superstar Stephanie: Watch The Little Couple And Their Little Dog Rocky Tonight!

“You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets”

~Nora Ephron

Are you a Responsible Dog Owner? Top 10 Dog Care Essentials

Don’t miss these tips from Stephanie Bennett, Our Superstar Trainer and Blogger.

Are you loving your dog to death?

Over Half the Nation’s Pets are Now Overweight! “Pudgy pooches and fat cats are now the norm.” states Dr. Ernie Ward, founder and President of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). “This is the first generation of pets that will not live as long as their parents. Even worse, the majority of today’s overweight […]

Dogs Rule Day is October 10th!

Pedigree is promoting an international holiday for Dogs.  Dogs Rule Day is Saturday, October 10th, 2009. “If anyone deserves their own holiday, it’s dogs.  So let’s celebrate our best friends and recognize their contribution to the quality of life on earth.  All we have to do is give our own dogs a little extra love, […]

Dogs as Smart as 2-year-old Kids

This story has been all over the news, but I particularly liked this article I found on Livescience.com: By Jeanna Bryner, Senior Writer The canine IQ test results are in: Even the average dog has the mental abilities of a 2-year-old child. The finding is based on a language development test, revealing average dogs can […]

MyDogIsCool.com

United Animal Nations, a national non-profit animal protection group,  launched its “My Dog is Cool” Campaign to prevent dogs and other animals from dying in hot cars during warm-weather months. Every year, dogs die after being locked inside cars while their owners leave them to shop or run errands, often for “just a few minutes.” […]

Traveling with Fido

June was National Safety Month, and in honor of the important topic of safety for you and your dogs, the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers ) put together some helpful tips in regards to traveling with your pet.  I thought it was well worth passing along…. Planes, Trains and Automobiles It was the best […]

4th of July Dog Safety Tips

Families across America love to celebrate with fireworks. For many dogs however, fireworks can be a source of extreme fear and stress. Here are some tips to help with the stress: Take your dog for a long walk before the festivities start. This will allow him to potty outside before all of the noise begins […]

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