The dogma of Socialization: Part One

"I have been reminded a few times already today of the importance of socialization for puppies as well as how many owners do not understand how critical this is for young dogs. I believe that socialization needs to continue throughout a dog's…

Tiffany and Jake

My name is Tiffany, and this is Jake, our little mutt. We found Jake just over 2 years ago as a very skinny stray who stole mine and my Fiancé's heart! We were just going to hold on to him until we could find him a home and we all know how…

Megan's Musings

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." Mark…

The dogma of Teeth Brushing

We should brush our dog's teeth regularly and it can be a bit frustrating for both us and our dogs to start. You will want to ensure that you take the time to positively introduce this so that it can be stress free for both of you. I recommend…

Empathy 101: Excerpt from The Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson

"One of my favourite books and I love this excerpt from it. If you have not read it, I highly recommend it. We have it available for purchase in the store and to borrow from our library. I have been thinking about this whole concept a lot lately,…

The dogma of House Training

The key to effective house training is supervision, prevention and feeding schedules. As your puppy gets older, they will be better able to control their bladder and will be able to hold it for longer. Allow your puppy do this on their own time…