This Just In: Dogs Act Like Dogs

This Just In: Dogs Act Like Dogs

A salty rant from a burned out dog trainer ...more

Dog psychology

February 13, 20248 min read

How To Walk Your Puppy

How To Walk Your Puppy

Get ready to stop and smell the flowers. And the bushes. And the lawn. And those sticks. And that litter. And that dog pee. And... ...more

Dog Tranining Tips ,Puppies

February 01, 20244 min read

Let's Teach Dogs Instead of Training Them

Let's Teach Dogs Instead of Training Them

We talk a lot about training dogs, but teaching them works so much better. ...more

Dog Tranining Tips ,Service Dogs &Dog psychology

October 10, 202310 min read

Do as I Do, Not Do As I Cue!

Do as I Do, Not Do As I Cue!

Classic pet dog training - yes, even the positive reinforcement kind - focuses on getting dogs to follow cues... but service dogs have to think for themselves, and really all dogs should be able to do... ...more

Dog Tranining Tips ,Service Dogs

September 14, 20239 min read

Dognapped: The Feral Dogs We 'Rescue'

Dognapped: The Feral Dogs We 'Rescue'

Most Canadians never see stray dogs, unless they venture up North or travel to another country. It's important to understand that most of the world's dogs are feral. ...more

Dog psychology ,Ethics

December 07, 202215 min read

Rights Vs Responsibilities: A Balancing Act For Service Dogs

Rights Vs Responsibilities: A Balancing Act For Service Dogs

When do we have the law behind us, when it comes to public access for service dogs? ...more

Service Dogs

November 01, 202212 min read

Let Certified Dogs Fly: An Open Letter to the Canadian Transportation Agency

Let Certified Dogs Fly: An Open Letter to the Canadian Transportation Agency

A provincially certified service dog should never be denied air travel within Canada - so why is it happening so often? ...more

Dog Tranining Tips

February 28, 20226 min read

Bang! Why Your Dog Should Play Dead At The Vet

Bang! Why Your Dog Should Play Dead At The Vet

Play dead is the oldest trick in the book, and while it may be an oldie, it is most definitely a goodie. It is adorable, easy to teach, and furthermore, it is incredibly useful. ...more

Dog Tranining Tips

November 12, 20215 min read

Public Access For Service Dogs In Training

Public Access For Service Dogs In Training

So you're training your puppy to be a service dog? Here's what you need to know about training in public spaces. ...more

Dog Tranining Tips ,Service Dogs

September 19, 20216 min read

Your Teenage Dog Isn't Being Stubborn. They're Metamorphosing.

Your Teenage Dog Isn't Being Stubborn. They're Metamorphosing.

Your dog's brain is like a butterfly -To explain, we'll have to delve into the neuroscience of adolescence and why it's a terrible time to work on obedience, but a great time to work on mindfulness an... ...more

Dog Tranining Tips ,Puppies

August 04, 20218 min read

Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs, and ESAs: ... These Are Not The Same Things.

Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs, and ESAs: ... These Are Not The Same Things.

What's the difference between a therapy dog, an emotional support dog, and a psychiatric service dog? You might be surprised. ...more

Dog Tranining Tips ,Service Dogs

July 03, 20214 min read

Don't Get An Autism Dog For Your Kid

Don't Get An Autism Dog For Your Kid

The autism dog is the latest accessory for autistic kids. While we have some wonderful success stories among our clients, we have seen far more failures than successes. Here are six reasons why. ...more

Dog Tranining Tips ,Service Dogs &autism

August 01, 202011 min read


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