July 2018

Cool Treats For Your Hot Dog!

By |2018-07-29T03:02:54+00:00July 29th, 2018|Dogs, How To, Nutrition|

Summer means cold drinks and frozen treats. Do you ever think your pup may appreciate a cold treat, too? Unfortunately, our frozen treats are typically loaded with sugar and artificial flavors and colors, so I wouldn’t suggest sharing these with Fido! Here are some ideas to help your dog stay just as cool as you!

Why You Should Feed Your Dog “People” Food

By |2018-07-29T03:06:22+00:00July 7th, 2018|Dogs, Nutrition|

I constantly have people telling me that they are very strict and don’t give their dog “people” food. But in reality, we should be sharing as much food with Fido as possible. Now please, do not ration your chocolate covered deep fried Twinkie. Let’s be honest, you shouldn’t be eating that either. People food is

June 2018

Does Uber Allow Dogs in Chicago? What About Lyft?

By |2018-07-15T00:50:38+00:00June 26th, 2018|Dogs|

Image source. If you don't own a vehicle, getting your dog around Chicago can be difficult, whether it's to the groomer, the vet, training classes, or even the beach. You've maybe even asked yourself, "does Uber allow dogs?" The short answer is yes. However, unless your dog is a certified service animal, it's not

May 2018

Aggression in Dogs: An In-depth Training Example

By |2018-10-10T17:12:34+00:00May 12th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Case Study, Dogs, Training|

Meet Milo, a very aggressive Pug mix that lives in a building where everyone knows to stay away from him. Milo demonstrates that aggression in dogs is not based solely on a dog's breed. And, although many would think this is a dog that comes from an abusive background, I didn't think that

Potty Training a Puppy in 5 Simple Steps

By |2018-06-26T19:02:27+00:00May 6th, 2018|Dogs, How To, Puppy, Training|

Potty training a puppy takes time, patience, consistency, clean-up sprays and a lot of paper towels. There are many approaches to potty training, and throughout my years of working with countless families who have brought puppies into their homes, I've taken the best of the best cases, as well as personal experiences, to create a

April 2018

The Secret Ingredient To Dog Rehabilitation Is…

By |2018-04-21T15:33:52+00:00April 21st, 2018|Behavior, Dogs, Training, Training Tools|

You. Plain and simple. There are many methods and tools that we can use to train and rehabilitate our dogs. But at the end of the day, it’s all about you and the relationship you and your dog have. And quite frankly, it’s the hardest part to address when working with my behavior cases that