April 2018

5 Basic Dog Commands Every Dog Owner Should Teach And Use

By | 2018-06-20T18:35:04+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Chicago, Dogs, FAQ, Obedience, Training|

What your dog needs to know how to do depends on your and your dog’s lifestyle. Not every dog needs to know every command there is, but there are a few basic dog commands that every dog needs to know because they are applicable to your dog and you. For example - in my opinion -

Why Do Dogs Bite Kids And How Can I Keep My Child Safe?

By | 2018-04-14T20:19:54+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Aggression, Behavior, Dogs, FAQ, Q&A|

Put simply, because people are naïve, negligent, or just plain ignorant. Sounds harsh, but it is very true. Let me explain. You see, I’ve heard and read all sorts of bite stories coming from many different sources, people, and families. Some were being cautious, others allowed their child to take too many liberties with

September 2017

How To Know You Picked The Right Dog Trainer

By | 2018-04-14T19:29:54+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, FAQ, How To, News, Obedience, Off Leash Training, Training|

You go to the breeder, rescue, or shelter, and while looking at the puppies/dogs you can't help but be drawn to one in particular. Sometimes more than one! You bring the puppy/dog home and immediately begin to bond with this other life and everything is going great until you realize some time in that he

August 2017

Why You Should Rotate Your Puppy’s Food

By | 2018-04-14T19:16:49+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Dog Rescue, Dogs, FAQ, Nutrition, Puppy|

I remember when I used to work at a large pet food store, I would see pet owner's panic when we were out of their dog's particular food. Or worse, the food was discontinued. They would talk about how their dog didn't like any other food, which can be addressed, but many of them spoke

July 2017

Signs of Dogs Overheating and What to Do if It Happens

By | 2018-06-14T17:26:20+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Behavior, Chicago, Dogs, FAQ, News, Training|

Now that warmer weather is officially here, so are the days of blazing hot sun and high temperatures, which brings along the risk of dogs overheating and passing out from heat exhaustion, having a stroke and - in extreme cases - death. That's why it's so important to recognize signs of overheating. That way,