There are so many cool dog sports to choose from. Which do you pick? Agility? Treibball? Flyball? Disc Dog? Dock Diving? Musical Freestyle? Nosework? Surfing? Why not do it all? Welcome to the awesome world of Trick Dog Titles. Trick Dog work is a non-competitive activity which focuses simply on the bond between you and your dog. It encompasses the skills of all of the sports mentioned above, and more! Dog-owner teams receive titles for achieving harder and harder levels of … Continue reading “Canine Superstars!”
Have you heard of The Bark Lounge? It’s a 24 hour dog daycare/indoor dog park located on Barnett Highway in Coquitlam, next to Trail Appliances and across from Bosley’s, and we think it’s great. They have several rooms for the dogs to play in, and they take the dogs out for active urban agility hikes. They are a great option for folks who work night shifts because they have staff there overnight. You should check it out, especially if you or … Continue reading “Group Classes at The Bark Lounge”
Carol and Amelia are writing a book! Our first book will cover Wag The Dog training methods and aim to help teach people how to find the fun in their friendship with their dog. But we need your help to make it great. What is your current favourite dog training book, and why? What do you feel is missing from dog training books that are currently on the market? What types of dog training books seem easiest for you to … Continue reading “We Need Your Help!”
Great Vet, Great Discount! We are delighted to announce that Wag The Dog now offers a 15% discount on services to clients of Healing Paws Veterinary Care in Port Moody! This amazing veterinary clinic combines holistic approaches with conventional veterinary medicine, giving us the best of both worlds. To this great mix they add something even more special – a personal touch. Those who have met the veterinarians and staff at Healing Paws will tell you that Healing Paws really … Continue reading “Announcement: New Discount Available at Wag The Dog!”
More and more families are waiting to have children, and often their dog is considered to be their furry first-born. When a baby comes into the picture, the family dog often finds himself shunted to one side. Walks are curtailed and the family’s attention is eaten up by a wailing, squirming little creature who looks nothing like a normal human being. Some dogs adjust easily, and some adjust with difficulty.