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10 Tips for Stress-Free Travel with Your Dog!

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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How to Introduce Your Dog to Your Baby: Myth vs. Reality

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.



Puppy Training Tips 101!


In honor of National Puppy Day, we give you a few quick tips to help prepare your puppy for success!


Feeling Depressed? There’s a Dog for That.

Feeling Depressed? There’s a Dog for That.

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?



The People End of Dog Training

The People End of Dog Training


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!

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