Dog Training Blog

Preparing Your Pup For New Year’s Eve

Dec 29th 2020

New Year's Eve can be loud, hectic, and unfamiliar to your dog(s). From loud and sudden noises, to the abundance of new people, a territorial environment, and the wide array of food and drinks. Simply put, it's not the norm for your dog. And, although your dog may be friendly and obedient, it's s … read more

10 Dog Walking Tips Everyone Should Know

Apr 2nd 2020

Walking your dog is extremely important if you want your furry buddy to be healthy. It's a vital part of your pup's general well-being, as it allows them to stay healthy physically and mentally. Although we all know you're supposed to take your dog out several times a day, many owners struggle wit … read more

Keeping Your Dog Happy During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Mar 26th 2020

You may be unhappy that you’re stuck in the Coronavirus quarantine, but we guarantee your K9 is overjoyed that you’re spending so much time at home. Break up the monotony of the next few weeks with these fun activities to get moving, fight boredom, and strengthen the bond between you and you … read more

5 Ways to Bring Luxury to Your Dog's Life

Feb 13th 2020

When you bring home a dog for the first time, the deep connection you feel toward them might surprise you. Your dog or cat may not be able to speak, but somehow, you form a true bond that lasts for years. And when your dog showers you with love, you want to do the same for them in return. Want … read more

5 Ways To Make Your Road Trip With Your Dog Stress-Free

Feb 4th 2020

Time to hit the road? Far from setting off into the sunset and enjoying a relaxing journey, travelling with a dog can be a fur-raising experience. Fear peeing, puking and pooing; shaking, barking, whining and whimpering. Yeah, safe to say that hitting Route 66 quickly turns into the road trip fro … read more

Competing at the Dog FCI Agility World Championships

Apr 22nd 2019

Marcy Mantell & StripeIt is hard to believe, but, last fall I competed for the 7th time at the dog FCI Agility World Championships in Sweden. My six prior years were 2007-2012, when I had the honor to proudly represent the USA with my Sheltie, Wave. And, this year, I was proud to represent for t … read more

Coaches at the Dog Agility World Championships

Mar 29th 2019

Agility World Championships (AWC) and the coaches My name is Carla McAlister and my first exposure to the world team dog coaches was as an alternate for the 2016 team. And this year, 2018 I won my spot onto the team and had the full experience. I did not have any clue what the coaches did for … read more