Your Dog Training Questions: Do I Have To Use Dog Treats Forever?

Your Dog Training Questions: Do I Have To Use Dog Treats Forever?

Jim, How long do I have to use treats for training? I’ve been using treats since I started training my dog, but now I’m worried about my dog gaining weight. – James, via e-mail My Answer: I have good news for you. You do not need to train with treats forever. here’s my take on […]

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: Does Your Dog Only Listen To You If You Have A Treat?

People have different ideas when it comes to training their dogs to do commands. While many prefer a hands on approach (called compulsion), others give treats as a reward for the dog’s appropriate actions (inducement). So, is one better than the other? What is the correct things to do? The answer is both. What I […]

New Dog Biscuit Company Launches In Houston

Barkin Doggie Biscuits™ has recently launched their new business offering all-natural, preservative free treats.  Some of the flavors include: Go Nuts!™: Your barkin’ doggie will go nutso over these extra crunchy peanut butter, molasses, and protein packed wonder biscuits that keep dogs strong and their joints in tip-top shape. Pucker Up!™: Get up close and personal with […]

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 […]

Need Petsitting? Meet “For The Love Of Pets”

By Tracey and Michelle Galle, owners of For The Love Of Pets petsitting service. It’s 9:00 a.m. and time for our morning dog walk.  This walk has become quite the entertaining daily ritual around our house.  The dogs have just finished eating and they are already buzzing with anticipation.  So we ask, “Who wants to […]


  Yappy Hour at Barker Street Bakery, this Thursday, February 12, 5-7pm hosted by Houston Collie Rescue. Join the fun with treats for the dogs, snacks for their people and a fabulous raffle. “Champagne Wishes & Crystal Dreams” basket valued at $550 will be the raffle item! See You There! 442 Sawdust Rd, The Woodlands, […]

Woof Pet Bakery Gets “The Paw of Approval!”

Peanut Butter Bears, Chicken Woofers, Heart of Texas BBQ Cookies, Cheescake Danish….yummmm! Sounds mouth watering? Yes, and your pup or kitty will think so too!!

Woof Pet Bakery in Old Town Spring has the most delectable treats, cookies, cakes and more for your pet that it’s worth the trip just to see the selection. “We pride […]