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Our blog was created to be an educational resource that people can turn to to find valuable, reliable content around animal behavior and training. Feel free to peek around, snag an article, or reach out if you’re looking for something that isn’t covered below. Enjoy!
Introducing a new dog to your home

Introducing a new dog to your home

A positive introduction between your existing dog and a new dog can help them establish a strong friendship. Even if you know that both dogs are dog-social, it’s useful ...
Benefits of video call training

Benefits of video call training

There are so many options when it comes to training - in-home, private sessions, group classes, board and train, workshops. While all of them are great choices with ...
Client Feature: Simon W.

Client Feature: Simon W.

"I for sure wish Simon wasn’t reactive towards other dogs but I don’t want to change anything about our journey together. It’s a special bond when you have to work so ...
Winter Training Hacks

Winter Training Hacks

When you’re properly-geared to enjoy your winter training sessions, you can appreciate a variety of benefits that are unique to the season. The trails your dog is ...
What is socialization?

What is socialization?

Socialization isn't just about introducing your puppy to new dogs - it's a life-long, multi-facet journey to help your dog view the world around him in a positive ...
Daycare: Managing large groups of dogs

Daycare: Managing large groups of dogs

It’s very important in a large group of dogs that everyone learns to cooperate and work together to navigate exciting situations. This helps prevent aggression, ...
What does dominance mean in animal training?

What does dominance mean in animal training?

Understanding what dominance is and what role it plays in training is important to understanding and working with our canine friends. Dominance is a fluid label and is ...
Preventing Resource Guarding in Puppies

Preventing Resource Guarding in Puppies

The best way to prevent/solve resource guarding is to show your dog that his resources are safe. This can be challenging when you have a mischievous puppy who gets into ...
Managing Vet Visits with a Fearful Dog

Managing Vet Visits with a Fearful Dog

You work hard to keep your dog safe and happy. You help them avoid situations that are scary or overwhelming and create a positive and joyful world for them. ...
Trigger Stacking: The science behind what is happening in your dogs brain during a stressful event

Trigger Stacking: The science behind what is happening in your dogs brain during a stressful event

Animals have a stress response system and they use it to adjust to changes in the world around them. This system is called the HPA axis, and it works in the ...
What is enrichment?

What is enrichment?

We know a lot more than we used to about our canine companions mental abilities. They are active, smart, and social beings. We know that we need enrichment or we can ...
Potty Training Tips and Tricks

Potty Training Tips and Tricks

One of the first major challenges of puppy-parenthood is teaching your puppy to go potty outside. Below we’ve outlined our favorite tips for potty training, as well as ...