April 2018

5 Basic Commands Every Dog Owner Should Teach And Use

By | 2018-04-14T20:23:32+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Chicago, Dogs, FAQ, Obedience, Training|

Depending on your and your dog’s lifestyle, what they need to know varies. Not every dog needs to know every command there is, but they do need to know the ones that are applicable to them and you. In my opinion, every dog needs to know 2 commands and they are Heel and Come when

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 Your Dog Is Overheating

By | 2018-04-11T00:53:12+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Behavior, Chicago, Dogs, FAQ, News, Training|

Now that Summer is officially here, so are the days of the blazing hot sun, which brings along the risk of your pooch overheating and passing out of heat exhaustion. In more extreme cases, even death. So it is important to recognize your dog's signals to prevent him or her from suffering from heat