Sunday, August 19, 2018

Pups and Pampering at Venus de Fido

Venus de Fido is a one of kind destination for pets and their people, and don’t mess around when it comes to having fun....

Kids & pets: They’re Good For Each Other

Research shows that kids who have pets are healthier, more social, and compassionate. I have personally seen dogs give children confidence, motivate their work ethic,...

The Importance of “Leave It!”

The LEAVE IT cue teaches the dog self-control and impulse control. The world is full of unsafe items and situations. How do we teach our...

Behavioral Changes In Senior Animals

“What kind of behavioral changes should I expect from my senior dog/cat?” This is a question I rarely hear, but it is one I...

A Tired Dog Is A Good Dog

Exercise, we all know, is fundamental to good health. For dogs and humans alike, slothful ways lead to, at best, diminished well-being and poor...

The Wonder of Boo Boo

Quirky and fearless, this Patterdale terrier will steal your heart (or, if you aren’t careful, your stick!) If you’ve ever been near the top of...

Yes, You Can Pet My Dog

For over a century, we have taught our children to extend their hands out, so the dog can smell them before they pet. Only...

Patch: Opening the Door to a Whole New World

Patch the yellow lab has been on the job for just a year, but he’s already made himself indispensible, and not for the reasons...

Training Tips

Assess Your Puppy Readiness Puppies are great. They spread joy, provide endless entertainment, and most could win cuteness contests all day long just by...

Oh No, I Taught My Dog …

We never intend to teach our dogs to be wild animals, but somehow it happens. You bring home this cute little puppy, and when...