Impulse Control

What is Impulse control? Impulse control is your dog’s ability to practice self control. In teaching them this tool, it allows you and your dog to have a better quality of life.

How to Prepare for a New Puppy ?

Getting ready to take in a brand new puppy into your home gives you a good reason for excitement. It’s okay to be anxious because it’s a new milestone in your life.

Recall: Get your Dog to Come when Called

Keeping your dog’s attention can be a challenge. With all the distractions of city living, such as squirrels, hotdog stands, the local mailperson and other dogs, it can be hard to keep


Before taking the plunge and bringing a dog home, you must first decide what type of dog best suits you and your family.  While this can be an overwhelming task and personal

Top 5 Springtime Safety Tips for Dogs

Ah, the spring, the moment you and your furry pals have all been yearning for during those cold and snowy winter nights. The flowers are blooming, birds chirping, and parks wide open,

What is Resource Guarding?

Resource Guarding is a behaviour dogs engage in to maintain possession of, or proximity to a prized possession, through persuading other dogs and people away. This behaviour is commonly recognised when a

Basic Obedience for Dogs

What is Basic Obedience?  Basic Obedience is the process of teaching your dog to respond to your words. The goal is for your dog to understand and reliably respond to you in

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

What is Separation Anxiety?  Separation Anxiety is a fear of being left, or possibly being left, alone. A dog with separation anxiety may whine, howl, bark, pant or pace when they believe

Five Reasons Cats Make Great Pets

Are you looking to introduce a new pet to your family home? From dogs and cats to birds and fish, there is a vast array to choose from. However, for thousands of

Curbing the Biting

In case you haven’t noticed yet, puppies bite a lot! Biting during play is something that puppies do with their litter mates as they learn bite inhibition. As their parent you have