Teach Kids How Dogs Think

Teach Kids How Dogs Think

Our guest author this week is nationally known dog trainer, and author/columnist, Kathy Santo, IACP CDT, CDTA, PDTI, CCAS. Our thanks to Kathy for sharing this article with us. You’ll find links to her media pages and her book “Kathy Santo’s DOG SENSE” at the end of...
Some Dogs Find Kennel Visits Exciting

Some Dogs Find Kennel Visits Exciting

New research suggests that dogs that spend a short time in boarding kennels may not find it unduly stressful and could in fact find the change of scenery exciting. This hypothesis directly contradicts previous research that suggests that dogs experience acute stress...
Helping Your Dog Cope With Back To School Blues

Helping Your Dog Cope With Back To School Blues

Dogs Can Experience A Lot Of Stress When The Kids Go Back To School. How Can You Lower That Stress? The kids are heading back to school. Those lazy, hazy days of summer spent playing with their friends and time with their pets is over. Families are busy, hurrying off...
Why does my dog lick me?

Why does my dog lick me?

Your dog might offer up kisses for a few reasons.   You taste good Our sweaty, salty skin can be intriguing to dogs, who tend to explore the world with their mouths and are comforted by the scent of their caring owners. It’s the same reason they often steal our socks...
Are You the Cause of Your Dog’s Bad Behavior?

Are You the Cause of Your Dog’s Bad Behavior?

Issues that reflect back on dog owners, and how to fix them  If you live with a dog, it’s a foregone conclusion that you love your pet. However, there are certain behaviors that you barely tolerate. Some intolerable behavior may include peeing and pooping...