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App Review: SniffSpot canine enrichment charlotte local dog behavior Feb 04, 2022

This app is a game-changer for dog parents, especially if you have a sweet but psycho pup. Leash reactivity is typical in high drive breeds and is usually due to lack of exposure around their triggers while on leash. They think the leash holds them back and makes them act out like a fool on a...

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Why Do Dogs Dig? behavior modification canine enrichment dog behavior dog training Oct 06, 2021

The simple answer is that it is fun and enriching for your dog to dig.

Enrichment, defined loosely, is dogs' primal needs, even when they are inconvenient for humans. Primal needs for your dog can be anything from sniffing and digging to chasing. These habits can be more assertive in certain...

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Fact or Myth: Should Dogs Sniff behavior modification canine enrichment decompression dog adventures let them sniff May 27, 2021
 

When I first began dog training, sniffing was taboo. I was taught to keep my dogs right beside me and make sure they "obey" every command. Five years ago, things were a lot different, and if your dog sniffed, they were corrected, or the leash got shorter. Suppose a dog does not have the...

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The Best Canine Enrichment Toys behavior modification canine enrichment dog training Apr 14, 2021

The Best Canine Enrichment Toys

 
Enrichment is the act of your dog doing an innate ability, like forging, sniffing, and digging. Any dog can benefit from enrichment feeding and activities. It can get your dog excited about eating, alone time, or just help burn off some extra mental energy....
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