How to Make Greeting a New Dog a Great Experience

How to Make Greeting a New Dog a Great Experience

Greeting a new dog should be an enjoyable experience for both person AND animal. Follow these three steps whenever you meet a new pup. Always consider safety first. Take the necessary steps to ensure that you don’t surprise or frighten the dog. Never approach a stray...
How Do You Successfully Treat Anxiety in Dogs?

How Do You Successfully Treat Anxiety in Dogs?

Loud parks. Crowded, noisy beaches. Fireworks. Summer is filled with activities that can make some dogs fearful and anxious. Imagine how you feel when being startled by a loud noise. Now consider your dog – who has heightened hearing and other senses. Feeling uneasy...
Socialize a Puppy Early to Set the Stage for Success

Socialize a Puppy Early to Set the Stage for Success

Puppy training begins long before you show up at obedience class. In addition to potty training and establishing boundaries at home, early training should include many opportunities for socialization, as well as new situations for your puppy to experience near and...