Boredom Busters & Brain Games

By |Blog, Enrichment, Socialization|

Do you ever feel like your dog has nothing to do all day aside from their walks, meals, and lounging around? Though routines can be great for dogs, a life with no variety or challenges can be a bit boring for them. That's why we've created a whole program around combating that: Boredom Busters & Brain Games! In this handout, you'll find a variety [...]

Puppy Socialization Essentials

By |Blog, Dog Training, Socialization|

Most people know they should introduce their new puppy to dogs and people while they're still young - but there's a lot more to socialization than meeting dogs and people! During the first three months of a puppy's life, they should have as many different positive experiences as possible, including as wide a variety as possible of people and dogs, but also places, sounds, [...]

To Crate or Not to Crate

By |Blog, Client Handouts, Dog Behavior, Dog Sports, Dog Training, Socialization|

By Angelica Steinker, M.Ed., C.D.B.C, CAP2 designed by Kimberly "Kim" Archer, CPDT-KA, CTDI It has become a popular notion to crate dogs, especially during adolescence to encourage a reinforcement history with people rather than the environment. However, is keeping a dog crated for 23.5 hours a day appropriate? This article does not aim to exclusively answer any of the questions posed but [...]

Being Wrong is Right

By |Dog Behavior, Dog News, Socialization|

Turns out that humans have a huge problem-- we love to be right. The problem is that this is dangerous and actually causes serious tragedies and even death, according to Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error author Kathryn Schulz. Schulz explains how planes crash as a result of a pilot refusing to admit error. And as Schulz delves into the topic you can’t [...]

The Sharing Game

By |Dog Training, Socialization|

The image above is an advanced version of the game, your coach will help you find the ideal starting point. By Angelica Steinker, M.Ed., PCBC-A, AABP-DBCT, CDBC, CAP2 Please note that if your dogs have a history of fighting, do not play the sharing game without the guidance of a professional. Safety is always first if you have any inkling your dogs may even become [...]

Do You Want to do More with Your Dog?

By |Dog Training, Socialization|

Dog s everywhere are taking advantage of a titling organization called Do More with Your Dog ( to get new ideas for trick training and to get recognition for teaching their dogs new and fun tricks. Dog and teams can earn trick dog titles and get certificates for their achievements. Why should you train your dog to do tricks? Trick training has many advantages for [...]

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