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...
Tips to Help Your Dog Get Through COVID-19 Changes

Tips to Help Your Dog Get Through COVID-19 Changes

Michael Litzky BHV Director of Training Michael has more than a decade of dog-training experience. He works with dogs in all aspects of behavior management and obedience. Last week, we took a look at some tips to deal with a coronavirus puppy – that cute, new...
Tips for Raising a Puppy During COVID-19

Tips for Raising a Puppy During COVID-19

Michael Litzky BHV Director of Training Michael has more than a decade of dog-training experience. He works with dogs in all aspects of behavior management and obedience. If you look around, you might be able to find one of the silver linings to the year everyone has...
Best toys, sticks for high energy dogs

Best toys, sticks for high energy dogs

By Michael Litzky Whether you have a new furry family member in your household or dealing with a high-energy dog while trying to work from home, there are plenty of toys out there to try and calm them down. We get it – trying to sit on a work conference call...