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What I’ll Do Differently With Our Next Dog

The greatest thing that Baxter taught me was that I’m a dog person. I always knew he wasn’t going to be my one-and-only dog. During this time between dogs, I’m taking some time to think and plan for the next addition to our family (in addition to being a dog person, I’m an organized, analytical, …

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Why I Use a Head Collar for Dogs – Halti or Gentle Leader

Hi, I’m Barbara! I’m a professional dog walker and I love using a head collar for dogs! I was first introduced to head collars in 2012 and have been using them DAILY ever since, both on my own dogs as well as on my client dogs. They’ve been a total game changer for me as …

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What is Rally Obedience? How to Get Started

Throughout this series on dog sports, there has been one question that I’ve asked all of the handlers and dog owners: “How important is basic obedience in your sport?” When it comes to the sport of rally obedience, there’s no question. Obedience—at an advanced, not basic level—is critical. About rally obedience Rally, or rally obedience, …

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