July 2018

Cool Treats For Your Hot Dog!

By | 2018-07-29T03:02:54+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 June 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

How To Correct Puppy Biting Using Positive Reinforcement Approved “Pet Corrector”

By | 2018-05-27T22:42:22+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Behavior, How To, Puppy, Training, Training Tools|

One of the most common issues I come across when working with puppies aside from Potty Training is puppy biting. Puppy biting is normal and is not to be confused with human aggression. It is very rare for a puppy to be what I consider “legitimately” aggressive. Unfortunately, many new dog owners are

Potty Training a Puppy in 5 Simple Steps

By | 2018-06-26T19:02:27+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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