Getting Your Puppy or New Dog Used to Being Alone: Where’s Your Dinner Game
This game is an easy and simple way to build a bit of independence and confidence in a puppy or a new dog. It requires two people and a bowl of food!
Six Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool During the Summer Months
If your dogs love to run through the hose while you are watering, they’ll really like a splash pad!
Assistance Animals: It’s NOT All Work and No Play!
Gone are the days when training meant a dog must “obey, or else.” Fun, playful, upbeat lessons that never hurt or scare, help dogs want to willingly cooperate with their handlers.
Enrichment – Providing Pets with Activities to Improve Welfare
Enrichment is deemed just as essential to a pet’s welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Providing your pet with an enriching environment can be the difference between a calm, content, happy pet and a destructive, noisy and unhealthy animal companion.
Environmental Enrichment for Equines
If you share your life with cats, dogs, or even birds, then you have likely heard of the term ‘Environmental Enrichment’ (or Behavioral Enrichment in some circles). But did you know it can be used with equines, too?
Building Trusting Relationships with Pets
The most important thing you can do for your pet is to build a trusting relationship. Like children, dogs need to build a secure attachment with their caregivers. There are several things you can do to establish a secure attachment, resulting in a trusting bond.
Top Tips to Help Your New Dog or Puppy Settle In
Bringing a new puppy or dog into your home can be one of the most wonderful times for you and your family. It can also sometimes feel pretty overwhelming! We thought we’d help you out and provide some top tips on settling in that new furry member of the family, so your new dog days can be just like the fairytale books tell you!