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Fact or Myth: Flooding Your Dog charlotte local dog behavior dog training dogs myth busters Feb 18, 2022

Almost six years ago, when Zena was a puppy everything from nutrition to how we treat our dogs has changed. If you are not constantly evolving and growing as a person, then you become subordinate

 



Life around us is ever adapting to this world, and we should be applying the exact science...

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How Much Does Dog Training Cost? behavior modification charlotte local dog training Jan 24, 2022

How Much Does Dog Training Cost?

 

A lot. 

 

The cost is not for only teaching you as well as your dog. The client should be the most crucial aspect of any dog trainer you hire. Teaching the dog is one skill, but you have failed as a dog trainer if you can not teach the...

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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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Uncensored: Unapologetic & Tough Convos behavior modification dog health dog nutrition dog training Nov 17, 2021
 
Guys listen,
 
Most of you guys know that I have built my business on being genuine and authentic, even if the truth hurt.
 
But guess what?
 
I've messed up and have taken full responsibility. I haven't been as opinionated or as loud as I should be about...
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My Pack: The Story of Zena behavior modification dog training dogs puppy training rescue story Nov 17, 2021

The Story of Zena 

 

Five years ago, at the age of three months old, Zena was abandoned in a box during a winter snowfall. Floppy eared, one blue eye and one brown eye, with her brindle coat. Who could resist the cuteness? The day I laid eye on her, I  fell in love. She was...

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Fact Or Myth: Dogs Should Window Watch behavior modification dog barking dog training window watching Oct 13, 2021

Should Dogs Be Allowed To Window Watch?

Window watching is always an expectation for dogs that it's good for them to look out of the window. We feel it's a privilege to allow our pups to look out the window, even when they are barking at the window or terrorizing the neighborhood.

I wish it were...
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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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Surviving Canine Allergies dog allergies dog health dog nutrition dog training Sep 29, 2021

Hello Fall: Surviving Allergy Season With Your Dog.

 

Allergy season is among us in the Carolinas. This season can be rough on a human's immune system, let alone our furry companions. Below are some natural ways to help your dogs' immune system help fight off their allergies. 

 

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Housebreaking Your Puppy dog training puppy training Aug 25, 2021
This is the most important and very first thing you want to train your puppy on. Housebreaking takes time, patience, and management.
 
Management means no “free-roaming” for the dog and uses a kennel, X-pens, or teether to keep an eye on the puppy at all times. Management...
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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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A-Z DOGS: Who Are We? behavior modification charlotte local dog training May 19, 2021
We love our badass dog parents that are ready for a change and want to help their dog be as awesome as they are.
 
 
Even as a dog trainer, I have been in your shoes. My dogs have had leash reactivity, socialization issues, or behavioral problems. I’ve had to rehabilitate and...
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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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