How those underwater photos of dogs are made

We’ve all seen these photos around, right? Well, check out how they’re made – it’s not as easy as it looks!

The Super Tricks Class Returns!

A Holiday Gift for You: The Long-Awaited, Never Duplicated, Super Tricks Class! It’s back by popular demand!  Looking for a way to wile away those gloomy winter days and nights?  Resolved to spend more quality time with your dog this year?  You want to take the Super Tricks class, my friend. Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 4th […]

Santa’s Little Helpers

Our favorite “elves” have been hard at work this month! My dogs posed for a photo with Santa Riley’s mom says this is her “I swear if you ever do this to me again, I will cut you while you sleep” face. Ever seen an endangered parrot in an Ugly Christmas Sweater? Didn’t think so. […]

Training Treats for Dogs with Sensitive Tummies

Training Tidbit for November:  You can try this at home! Training Treats for Dogs with Sensitive Tummies Need to get some training done but dread being bombed right out of your bedroom, or cleaning up a mess?  There are ways around that!  Try these tricks and sleep sweet! Go natural. Sometimes what dogs are sensitive […]

Funny: Dog Diaries

Well, this just about made me pee my pants. Sad Dog Diary It’s a little crude, but not offensive … just like dogs, actually!

Dogs Are People Too … Or Are They?

You might have already seen this article going around the internet. It explores some recent brain research that confirms what dog owners have suspected for years … that dogs are more human than they look.  While they don’t instinctively understand English, they do understand emotion. It also discusses the important topics of animal rights and […]

Thanksgiving “Turkeys”

Thanksgiving is approaching, and we’re thankful for our favorite “turkeys!”  Life would be so dull without them… Ah-CHOO! Trevor really wishes we’d WARN him before taking photos. Death by … stuffed duck?  Floki the kitten is so dramatic! Miss Matches the yellow Lab demonstrates how to safely ride in the car (not!) My cattle dog, […]

The Rules of Tug Of War

Training Tidbit for October:  You can try this at home! The Rules of War (tug-of war, that is) Lots of folks think tug-of-war is a dog training no-no; that it can teach your dog to be aggressive or “dominant.”  This is a myth!  When played properly, tug is great physical and mental exercise for your […]

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 […]

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