Category Archives: Dog Behavior & Training

Signs That Your Dog Loves You

Do you ever find yourself wondering if your dog loves you? The ways that dogs show love aren’t always what we’d expect. Rather than cuddling with you, some dogs need their space, but that doesn’t mean they don’t love you. … Continue reading

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How to Ease Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety and Loneliness During Back-To-School Time

One of the best things about summer is how your whole family – including your dog – gets to spend lots of time together. But as back-to-school time approaches, the kids will be around the home less and schedules return … Continue reading

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How to Teach Your Dog to Enjoy Swimming

Swimming is a great summertime activity that both you and your dog can enjoy. However, not all dogs are natural swimmers, and your dog may require some time before he learns to enjoy swimming. You can help to introduce your … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Dog to Stop Digging

Is your dog obsessively filling your backyard with holes? While digging is a natural behavior for dogs, it’s not always convenient for us humans, and can quickly destroy any work you’ve put into landscaping your property. If your dog is … Continue reading

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What You Need to Do if You Need an Emotional Support Dog

We all know the great effects that dogs can have on our emotional lives. In some cases, dogs can go one step further, becoming emotional support dogs. If you think that you need an emotional support dog, here’s what you … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Dog for a New Baby

Bringing a new baby into your home is an exciting experience. It’s also a major change, and this can sometimes cause issues when you already have a dog in your home. Luckily, there are many ways that you can prepare … Continue reading

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When and How to Socialize and Train Your Puppy

  Do you know the difference between socialization and training? Both are important elements in your puppy’s education, but it’s important to understand when each activity should occur in your puppy’s life. What Constitutes Socialization and Training? Socialization refers to … Continue reading

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Eight Reasons to Work with a Professional Dog Trainer

Are you running into problems with your dog’s training, or are you bringing home a new puppy soon and aren’t really sure where to start? There are countless reasons to work with a professional dog trainer. Here are eight of … Continue reading

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Can Your Dog Be a Service Dog?

You can’t argue the incredible value and assistance that service dogs lend to people in need! Service dogs are capable of helping people with everyday tasks that they couldn’t otherwise accomplish, giving them increased independence. Service dogs can also help to … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Training for Both You and Your Dog

Training your dog is one way to avoid and correct behavioral problems, but training actually has many more benefits. Below are just a few of the many benefits that training holds for both you and your dog. Improved Safety At … Continue reading

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