Here in Tucson, we broke 100 degrees today, for many dogs the Tucson heat can be a major irritant. During the summer months I frequently work with clients and receive calls from dog owners about their dog’s growling. Understandably, this […]Read More
Holiday Safety Tips
Many holiday foods are harmful or even toxic to our pet dogs. Particularly dangerous are cooked poultry bones; chocolate and other sweets; and bread dough. Click here for a complete list of foods to avoid feeding […]Read More
Avoid Dog Bites This Halloween – Keep Your Dog Safe & Secure this Halloween
It’s Halloween night and a fun time for children and families going trick or treating door to door! The otherwise quiet streets are full of kids yelling […]Read More
As many of us know from personal experience, getting older “ain’t pretty.” With advancing age may come physical illness, memory challenges, and sometimes both. When a senior’s abilities to care for him/herself become affected, others are naturally impacted too — […]Read More
I’ll be addressing a few Dog Training Safety Tips in this post that are tied together at this time of the year here in Tucson. Our current hot weather and how it can harm our dogs and July 4th safety […]Read More
Kids and dogs go together like peanut butter and jelly, right? Well, not always.
Each year, more than 400,000 children in the U.S. are bitten by dogs so severely that they require medical attention. Often injuries are to the head and […]Read More
For years there has been studies done to find out more about the evolution of dogs and where they came from. As a dog trainer, I find studies like this very interesting. But at the end of the day… no […]Read More
Is your dog a good fit for a Halloween costume party?
Halloween Canine Costume Contests: Should You or Shouldn’t You?
Halloween has become such a fun holiday for people of all ages — and their pets! Many dog owners enjoy […]
# 10. Be sure your dogs have their tags on, dogs may escape with your front door opening and closing all the time.
# 9. Some dogs are very reactive to the front door bell. Be proactive and start training your […]
Your Dog and Tucson Monsoon Storms: Can be a Recipe for Mayhem
Most dog owners know what can happen to their brand new carpeting during a thunderstorm. A dog’s sense of hearing is far more sensitive than a human’s, so fear […]Read More