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Helping one paw at a time.
Bringing your dog on your summer vacation? Want him to enjoy it as much as you do? Here are ten travel tips for stress-free travel with your pup!
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You’ve mastered pet parenting, but now it’s time for the human kind. Your little bundle of joy is on the way, and you might be worried about how your dog or dogs will react. We’re separating myth from reality with California trainer and founder of Pawtopia Dog Training, Colleen Demling, who gives us the top tips for introducing your baby to your dog.
With the busy nature of life, it can be hard to find the time to train your dog, especially if you have a stubborn and high-energy canine.
Like most local businesses, Pawtopia sets the standards to big box trainers, like Petco, because they’re passionate about their work.
In honor of National Puppy Day, we give you a few quick tips to help prepare your puppy for success!
The new year is here—aka resolution season—and getting fit usually tops the list of New Year’s pledges. Studies show it’s easier to succeed when you have a workout partner, and what better workout buddy than your dog?
Sometimes when you’re down, all it takes is a lick to the face or a sweet cuddle from your furry friend to lift your spirits. But what if your stress runs deep, if you’re anxious and nervous to leave the house, and find yourself depressed or even suicidal—can a dog still help bring you back?
ATTN DOG TRAINERS!
We know that we can train dogs and we love working with them. But what about the people end of dog training? Sometimes it’s not easy to motivate owners to do the work that you know will help their dog.
Dog trainer Colleen Demling, CDBC, CBCC-KA, shares some crucial information about how you can help motivate people by observing their “learning styles.” She also gives you pointers on diffusing family disagreements that may come up in your sessions!
Tips for keeping your senior dog healthy and happy! Plus, we feature Darla, a sweet Lab from Labs and More, who is looking for her forever home!
According to the “Natural Balance Canine Personality Study”— a survey of 1,015 U.S. dog parents conducted by Natural Balance Pet Foods in conjunction with Learndipity Data Insights — Americans love dogs who are often just like them!
Ghosts, goblins, loads of chocolate, and dogs don’t always mix well. Halloween is a holiday full of not-so-hidden dangers and is probably not your furry friend’s favorite day of the year.