30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 places (friend’s apartment)

For day five of my 30-day challenge to take my dog to 30 new places, Ace tagged along on a trip to Wahpeton, N.D., to…

Train your dog with positive reinforcement

It is possible to get your dog to have good behavior by using kindness, compassion and respect, according to dog trainer Paul Owens. Owens is…

Breed profile: Rottweiler

Note: This is a guest post by Ty Brown, a dog trainer who writes a blog on his training web site, Dog Behavior Online. The…

30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 new places (baseball game)

Ace visited a kids’ baseball game during day four of my 30-day challenge to take my dog to 30 new places. The boys’ baseball game…

Cut back on commitments to cut back on stress

As you can see by his picture, my mutt lives a very stress-free life. It’s because he doesn’t have too many commitments and he allows…

30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 new places (garage sale)

Today was day three of my 30-day challenge to take my mutt to 30 new places. Today we sort of hit up three in one,…

Something has taken over the dog kennel

That’s an awfully small cat for such a big kennel. Seems like more of a lion carrier than a cat carrier. Uh oh, I’ve disturbed…

30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 new places (PetSmart)

Today was the second day of my 30-day challenge to take my dog to 30 new places. Today Ace and I walked to PetSmart, a…

30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 new places (new street)

Today was day one of my 30-day challengeto take my dog somewhere new every day. The goal of this challenge is to get Ace to…

Featured breed: Golden retriever

The golden retriever How could you not love a golden retriever? This is my old dog, Brittni. I guess you could say Ace is her…