Pandemic Puppies post Covid – the long haul!

Pandemic Puppies post Covid – the long haul!

We all know how hard the Covid lock­down was on fam­i­lies, but it was at least as hard for our beloved pets.  While we were stressed, they were not get­ting their usu­al amount of inter­ac­tions, men­tal stim­u­lus and most impor­tant­ly gen­er­al train­ing and...

Socializing Your Dog When Socially Isolating

These are unprece­dent­ed times, and every aspect of our lives has been affected. While humans deal with their loss of free­dom, finan­cial stress, and health issues, our com­pan­ion ani­mals feel these changes in dif­fer­ent ways. Our pets are hap­py to...

Video Puppy classes!

  The sen­si­tive social learn­ing stage in pup­pies only lasts from 7–16 weeks and there is so much that we need to teach them in this peri­od!  Bite inhi­bi­tion and how to use their mouths;  how to redi­rect grab­bing and bit­ing; approach­ing and...

Puppy Crate mate!

I always rec­om­mend that when bring­ing a new pup­py home, own­ers find a stuffed dog for their new addi­tion. Sometimes I get the feel­ing that peo­ple think this is a tad crazy! However, the pup­pies do appre­ci­ate their new bud­dy and most bond with it quick­ly –...

Car Sickness

Car sick­ness is very com­mon in young dogs, as the stress and anx­i­ety of the ride caus­es them to hyper­ven­ti­late and then vom­it.  There are a num­ber of things to do to min­i­mize these occurrences: Don’t allow them to eat or drink much before...