Puppies Playing in Back Yard

The Key To A Confident & Happy Adult Dog

One of the major benefits of training your puppy early in its life is that it gets the opportunity for proper socialization which is critically important and an often overlooked key ingredient to a puppy’s education. What Exactly Does Proper Socialization Mean? Socialization is the process of providing your puppy the positive exposures it needs…

Sad Dog

Do Dogs & Other Animals Have Emotions?

Animal behaviorists have always been fascinated about studying whether or not dogs and other animals have emotions. While some researchers conduct ongoing studies to find scientific evidence, regular folks like you and I could answer that question immediately with a resounding “Yes!” Having been around dogs and other animals all of my life I can…

Tracking Dog in the Snow

The Sport of Dog Tracking

There are many attributes of your dog that go unnoticed and completely forgotten about.  Hey it’s easy to do, considering most people have dogs strictly for companionship.  However, you have to remember that these animals have a long ancestry which, depending upon the type of dog breed he is, has underlying qualities and desires that…

Dog with Bowl in His Mouth

Teach Your Dog To “Find The Object”

Training your dog to learn new tricks stimulates his mind, increases its ability to analyze information, all the while giving you more knowledge of how your dog’s brain works.  In addition, teaching him how to do  tricks is a fun way to spend quality time with your dog, which then creates a closer bond between…