Preparing for separation issues after Quarantine

While almost the entire state of California has been on lockdown for the last 60 days, many people have rushed to adopt new dogs and puppies to help them stay calm and sane through this uncharted time. When our social restrictions lift, and we all resume our normal lives, it is likely that many pets […]

A lesson on Loose Leash Walking

A lesson on Loose Leash Walking Walking a dog pleasantly down your neighborhood street or around a park can be one of the most rewarding experiences you share with your dog.  However it is often the case that your dog wants something more out of his walk and in turn makes the walk less pleasant […]

The secret ingredient in dog training

Have you ever wondered why some dogs just seem to magically be more responsive and engaging with their owners? Do you wonder why all your training seems to go out the window when your dog has other options than paying attention to you? If so, you’re not alone and in this blog post I will […]

8 Reasons to Consider MCT Oil for You and your Pet

8 Reasons to Consider MCT oil for You and Your Pet. Already a popular supplement, MCT coconut oil is completely safe for both humans and dogs in moderate amounts.  People add mct oil to all sorts of foods and drinks or even apply it topically to gain its numerous benefits. It is the main carrier […]

How to Move Home With Your Dog

How to Move Home with Your Dog Moving home is one of the most stressful experiences you can have. According to Nicky Lidbetter, chief executive of Anxiety UK, this is because it involves “having to cope with change.” However, it can be even worse for your dog. Dogs become very attached to their regular surroundings, […]

Studies indicate CBD may help reduce seizures in dogs

Pet CBD and Canine Epilepsy I’ve been very fortunate that, for most of my life, I have owned healthy dogs who have suffered from no serious health issues. However, for many dog owners that simply isn’t the case. I work pet owners on a daily basis, addressing their pets’ health and behavior issues. This allows me […]

Hemp Seed oil vs. CBD oil

  Hemp oil and CBD oil are two products that promote a naturally healthy lifestyle. As they are both derived from the hemp plant, some people use the names interchangeably. In fact, there are major distinctions that impact their uses and benefits. What is Hemp? Hemp is a family of flowering plants, one of which […]

I taught my dog to copy my behavior, how cool!

Spring is here and we thought we would show you everyone something completely new. I recently decided to look into a new training concept called “Do as I Do” or some might call it “The Imitation Game”.  It is a newer training concept that teaches your dog to essentially copy human behavior through their unique […]

Aggression. How did we get here?

Unless I’m working with puppies on basic obedience I am generally called to help my clients find ways to reduce problem behaviors in their dogs that are fear based responses. It may be barking at the front door when guests arrive, barking/lunging at other dogs on leash, or stopping nipping and biting behavior when interacting […]

Dog parks. A different standard?

As dog owners, most of us are aware that our furry friends have some basic needs to be happy and manageable at home. We take our dogs on walks and outings for this reason but for many pets, this may not be enough. Dogs on walks don’t always get the freedom to smell and learn […]