How to Socialize Your Dog

How to Socialize Your Dog

Most dog owners know that the best time to socialize their dog is when they are a puppy. Dogs are at their most sensitive — and receptive — between three and twelve weeks of age, so the earlier that you can get your dog socialized, the better. After twelve weeks, it...
Most Popular Names for Puppies or Dogs

Most Popular Names for Puppies or Dogs

Ten Most Popular Dog Names Are you looking for some inspiration in the world of dog names? Maybe you’ve just adopted a new dog or puppy, or maybe you’re just dreaming of that new furry family member. A lot of dogs come with a name already given to them by a shelter or...
How to Find Ticks on Your Dog

How to Find Ticks on Your Dog

Warmer weather brings beautiful flowers, budding trees, and chirping birds. It also brings unwanted bugs like mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks. But what if you aren’t sure what a tick looks like or how to remove it if you find one on your dog? They might be small, but...
Getting Your Dog Through Stressful Holidays

Getting Your Dog Through Stressful Holidays

Holidays are a lot of fun. A time when we take a break from our busy, hectic lives. A time to connect with loved ones and participate in family traditions. However, it’s important to keep in mind that some holidays are not so fun for our furry family members. Rather,...
Introduction to Leash Reactivity

Introduction to Leash Reactivity

One of the most common behavioral issues I see is leash reactivity – when a dog verbally and/or physically reacts to something while on a leash. Dogs will growl, bark, and even lunge if something is too close. The most common things dogs react to are other dogs,...
Looking for a new leash on life?

Looking for a new leash on life?

OK, so you’re looking for a leash; your pup cannot run loose, but he needs some exercise and you’re thinking safety. Standing in the aisle at the store there are many choices – too many, it seems. Well, here are some suggestions: Harness and leash combo 2 Hounds...