The following is my list of dog and puppy socialization ideas for people, places and situations to introduce to your new puppy or dog.
Can you guess the mixes of these 10 mutts? These dogs are all my dog walking clients or former clients. Some of their breeds are known and some are unknown.
Here are some tips to stop a puppy from crying when left alone.
I chew. I beg. I pant. I breathe. I live. I sing. I play. I love. I am your dog, your pitbull dog.
When you market pitbulls, keep in mind everyone has her own definition of a pitbull. The word used to be a nickname for the American pit bull terrier, but today it is a label that means something different to each individual.
Learn how to start a pet sitting business from me, someone who’s been there.
The following are my suggestions for how to train a puppy to be calm, well-adjusted and confident.
I don’t worry about my mutt Ace whenever a dog I’m fostering gets adopted. If anything, he lets out a huge sigh of relief because most of the time the foster dog has been stressful for us both! Ace usually crashes for a day or two once a foster dog leaves us, not because he’s …
Dogs pick up on more words than we give them credit for. They are very capable of learning 100 to 200 words and some learn more. In the book “The Loved Dog” Tamar Geller encourages dog owners to teach their dogs as many words as possible by saying words like “walk,” “drink,” “cat” or “play” …
It’s difficult to turn potential foster dogs away, especially when a dog rescue group contacts me about a certain dog that needs my help or a dog that “will be put down at 4 p.m. today.” Fostering a dog means taking in a homeless dog while it waits for a permanent home. Although I encourage …