September 2017

Common Dog Owner Habits That Negatively Impact Their Dog(s)

By |2018-04-14T19:32:13+00:00September 21st, 2017|Behavior, Chicago, Dog Rescue, Dogs, News|

If you've watched Cesar Millan's "The Dog Whisperer" or any of his newest creations you'll have heard his motto, "I rehabilitate dogs and train people..." I hear it all the time when working with clients, "You're training me, not the dog!" This is 100% true and there's never been an instance that that did

August 2017

Why Rotating Dog Food is Healthy for Puppies

By |2018-07-31T17:50:06+00:00August 4th, 2017|Dog Rescue, Dogs, FAQ, Nutrition, Puppy|

When I used to work at a large pet food store, I remember seeing pet owners panic when we were out of their dog's particular food, or — worse than that — the food was discontinued. They would talk about how their dog didn't like any other food, which can be addressed, but many

July 2017

How to Protect Your Dog at the Dog Park

By |2018-05-16T17:42:13+00:00July 28th, 2017|Aggression, Behavior, Chicago, Dogs, How To, News, Obedience, Off Leash Training|

A past client recently asked me how to protect your dog at the dog park, and in light of a pair of dog attacks that recently happened in one of Chicago's dog parks, I thought it would be appropriate to address it in this week's newsletter. The first thing I always say is, "Never take