Funny: Dogs who forgot how to Dog

It’s hard to be a dog, and sometimes they forget how to do it.  Good thing it’s so funny when it happens.  Dogs Who Forgot How to Dog No dog. That’s not how you ask to come inside.

An Expert’s Opinion on K9 Nose Work

Recently Julie Eskoff, CPDT-KA, CNWI wrote an article on how K9 Nose Work increases a dog’s confidence, and how it can be used to help them get over environmental fears or reactivity. Click here to read the article “[The] program was built to support the dog’s natural state of mind while hunting, giving the dog […]

I’m going to be a dog for Halloween!

Boo!  It’s time for some spooky fun!  And some of our favorite pets are getting in on the action! Riley the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel plays the Noble Steed for his evil Orc. Sandy the Yellow Lab cast a spell on anyone who met her, and knew how to work a camera, as well!   […]

4 Tips for Making New-Pet Introductions

         Trying to introduce another dog, cat, rabbit, or bird to your resident animals?  Avoid disaster and lots of stress down the road by following these simple rules. Go slow.  If you feel like you’re going too slowly, then slow down.   The goal is that by the time the animals meet each other, they are […]

Funny: Animals on Trampolines

Something magical happens when an animal comes across a trampoline … They just can’t stay off of it. Animals on Trampolines

The Latest in Scientific Field Equipment: Your Dog’s Nose!

NPR’s Morning Edition recently did this piece on how dogs are playing an increasingly important role in wildlife conservation and research.“So you have an Olympic-size swimming pool full of water and then you have an identical pool full of water to which you add a teaspoon of sugar,” Horowitz says. “They can detect the difference. […]

Back to school … for dogs too!

It’s back to school time … but unlike kids, dogs actually like going back to school! Molly the Aussie mix was so pleased to be graduating Basic Manners class, she wore her special headband.   Kalinda the Pit Bull puppy, on the other hand, chose to wear her special t-shirt   Baylee the Welsh Terrier […]

Beating the Heat … the Sequel

        This topic comes up all the time, so it’s worth readdressing. The heat is no excuse for not working with your dog, or taking them to do things … but it is a reason to think carefully and plan ahead!  Most healthy dogs acclimate to hot temperatures with no problem, just like humans.  And […]

How I See My Dog (funny)

This cute comic is a little crude, but eerily accurate, and definitely t-shirt worthy.  Click the picture to see the “how my dog sees me” part.

How to make your dog happy … through their nose!

Unlike us humans who preoccupy ourselves with visual landscapes, dogs smell their vistas.  To get inside your dog’s world, you need to pick his brain-and his nose.  …  Their noses are about a million times more sensitive than our noses. Often, our brains can’t register what they whiff. Many of the folks working with dogs […]

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