A Secret Insight Into How Dogs Learn!

How Dogs Learn and Follow Your Commands!

My friend Anna looked exhausted when she complained to me about her yellow Lab. “Ainsley is so stubborn,” Anna said. “She pees all over the house, when I know she knows not to do it, and she won’t even sit when I tell her to.”   “Have you trained her to sit?” I asked. “Yes!” Anna responded. “She learned it in puppy class.” “Oh cool. So, do you still give her treats when she sits now?” “No. Of course not. We already did that,” she said. “I shouldn’t have to bribe her. She learned how to sit two months ago … Continue reading

Tips for Socializing Small Breed Dogs

Small Breed Dogs and How to Train and Handle Them Easily

Small breed dogs. People seem to either love them, or hate them. The topic of small breed dogs can be a hot one. But why? See, like any breed, (small, medium, or large) there are good apples and bad apples, so to speak. That being said, if you ask me, there are no bad ‘apples’ when it comes to pets, only bad owners. Which brings me to today’s post – Tips for socializing small breed dogs. Before I get started, I want to point out that I am not picking on small breed dogs, or their owners. I am simply going … Continue reading

How Puzzle Toys Can Change Your Dog’s Life!

Puzzle Toys to Keep Your Canine Friend Mentally Stimulated

Interactive dog toys, also known as puzzle toys, can be lifesavers in many situations.   Have a dog with separation anxiety? Get a puzzle toy. How about a dog chewing up everything in your house? Get a puzzle toy. What about a dog who barks non-stop? You guessed it, a puzzle toy can help. For those who aren’t sure what I mean by a puzzle or interactive dog toy, these toys are ones you can fill with treats or dog food and your dog has to problem solve to get the treats out of the toy. Kong toys are the … Continue reading