How to Exercise Your Dog Without Leaving the House With the unusually rainy couple of months we’ve had in Chicago, I’ve gotten a lot of questions from friends about how to “wear out” their dog if they can’t go for a walk. Yes, the truth is, streaks of bad weather can be tough on dog
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!
One of the most common issues, aside from potty training, I come across when working with puppies is biting. But, whereas aggressive behavior is unhealthy and dangerous, puppy biting is perfectly normal; it is very rare for a puppy to be what I consider “legitimately” aggressive. Unfortunately, many new dog owners are unaware of this,
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
Puppy separation anxiety is a very common behavior issue I work with, and - in my opinion - it's more difficult to address than aggression. The reason is because it's the relationship that's been established between the puppy and the owner that's driving the anxiety. Believe it or not, the puppy decides the dynamic
This footage shows how I explain "Claiming Space At The Door" to my clients. Hopefully, this provides some visual aid to help those of you trying to address your dog's barking at the door when a visitor knocks. This method is only recommended for dogs that are friendly and overexcited, I recommend