Should My Dog Be Outside Without a Leash?

Let’s just get to it and answer this question right away.  Robin and I never condone having a dog off leash when you and your dog are outside and in a non-contained area.  But “You aren’t you dog trainers?” you ask. “Can’t you train a dog to always stay by their...

How Do I Teach My Dog to Fetch?

“Fetch” is that iconic dog/dog owner game that you always think of when you think of dogs and people.  You think of dogs in the park, dogs in the front yard, dogs in the hills, etc.; and there always is the “go get it, fetch, bring it” play going on. Most dogs don’t...

How Should You Pet a Dog?

If you like dogs, you probably love petting them.  For the most part, dogs love to be petted.  It is a great form of communication and helps to establish a healthy, safe, and clear relationship between you and the dog.  The issue lies in the fact that we really don’t...