Should I Take My Dog to a Dog Park?

Should I Take My Dog to a Dog Park?

Dog parks can be great places to let your dog off their leash, run to their heart’s content, and just be a dog.  We have pictures in our heads of all the dogs getting along and playing nicely.  But is that really the case all the time? If we don’t have a big back yard...
Why Isn’t My Dog Learning His Lessons?

Why Isn’t My Dog Learning His Lessons?

It is so frustrating when we can’t get our dog to learn commands that we think are so simple he should “naturally know them”.  We see our neighbor dogs behaving so well and responding to all the regular doggie commands like “Come”, “Sit”, “Stay”, and “Walk”.  The only...
What Are Some Great Crate Training Tips?

What Are Some Great Crate Training Tips?

The use of crates has always been a very large point of contention among many dog owners.  Some dog owners swear that crates are great and that their dogs love their crates.  Other dog owners are positive that dog crates are nothing more than jails and horrible places...
Do You Train Guard Dogs?

Do You Train Guard Dogs?

When most people think of a “Guard Dog” they think of a big and scary German Shepherd jumping at the fence with big signs “Beware of Dog”.  These are the dogs you would obviously not want in your living room sitting next to your family or at the door when you are...