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When Bed Sleeping Is NOT Ideal: behavior modification dog behavior dog health dog parenting Jan 15, 2022

 

Rarely dog behavior is black and white, and the same goes for dog parenting. Below is a list of the times where I do not recommend bed sleeping until you hire a professional trainer to get some foundation and structure in the home first. Remember as your pup ages and the years go on you...

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Fact or Myth: Should Dogs Be Allowed In Bed? behavior modification dog behavior dog training Jan 13, 2022

Fact or Myth: Dogs Be Allowed In Bed

 

I will be the first to admit that I believed and preached all the lies when I began dog training, of course not knowing better. When you know better, you do better and do not beat yourself up for what you didn't know. Dogs bed sleeping DOES NOT cause...

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My Pack: The Story Of Oakley behavior modification dog behavior rescue story Jan 07, 2022

My Pack: The Story Of Oakley 

 

Oakley is the only dog in my pack that I haven't raised since a puppy. I met Oakley when I first met my husband, Alan, in late 2017. Alan got Oakley from the humane society as a puppy. Oakley was listed as a puppy at The Humane Society as a Cattle Dog,...

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Car Safety For Your Pup behavior modification car safety dog behavior travel safety Jan 02, 2022

Car Safety For Your Pup

 

There are a few different options when it comes to car safety with your doggo. Just putting your dog in the car without an extra layer of security is not recommended anymore. The options can be overwhelming choosing a setup or car product that fits you and your...

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Your Dog Is What He Eats. behavior modification dog behavior dog health dog nutrition Nov 10, 2021

 

 

Dog Nutrition: Your Dog Is What He Eats.

That's at least what we've all heard a million times. I agree with this statement, but I am no health freak. I want my dogs to live healthy life for as many years to come. 
 
Our dogs' nutrition is usually the last thing on...
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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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Protecting Our Pups Feet from the Heat dog behavior dog health Jul 14, 2021

Hot Dog Summer: Protecting Our Pups Feet from the Heat

It’s important to remember as this summer continues to burn on, that the asphalt may be too hot for your dog to walk on. There is a quick way to check-called the “Seven Second Test” where you take the back of your hand and...

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Charlotte Area Dog Friendly Adventures charlotte local dog adventures dog behavior enrichment Jun 30, 2021

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Dog-Friendly Adventures 

Just like us, our pups love an opportunity to get out of the house to socialize with others and to bond with their human. Not only is it good for their socialization skills, but their mental and physical health as well! Below we’ll share some of...
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Questions To Ask A Breeder dog behavior dog training puppy training responsible breeding Jun 09, 2021

  

Questions To Ask A Breeder: Spotting Red Flags 

If you're a Carolinian, you might have seen the news recently about the puppy mill/ hoarding bust of 80 dogs. This bust has caused the York County Shelter to shut down temporarily. 
 
Let me start by saying if you can...
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