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Colorado is famous for their daily thunderstorms. For many dogs, these storms can create stress and sometimes even panic. Why are dogs afraid of thunderstorms? A better question may be “why not?” Dogs can go for years having no ...

This is the first of several blogs about multi-dog households. As I sat down to write, I realized many factors are involved, and they cannot be wrapped up neatly in a short blog post. For the first part, we will look at the question of whether ...

For my Training Tip this month I had to look no further than the internet. It amazes me the things that dogs do that people think are funny, until they are not. For those who missed it, check out this video that went viral of Yogi the Corgi ...

We’re in the dog park, so now what? Once you’ve entered the dog park, move quickly with your dog away from the gate area. Excitement and anxiety levels can be very high at the gate, especially if the area is crowded, causing spats ...

Making the Most of Your Dog Park Visit! Before you get into the park: Are you prepared? Do you have all of you supplies, clean up bags, water and bowl (if necessary), treats and clicker for training. Take care of all you “business” ...

Recently, many of my clients have asked my opinion of Dog Parks, so I thought I’d share some of my tips and concerns about dog park use. I personally am a fan of our dog park here in Briargate, and take my dogs there regularly. I have also ...

Please make sure that your dog has proper identification at all times. As I write this, I have a cute little stray resting at my feet. He was found this morning outside of the dog park, and of course, he has no ID. All dogs should wear a flat, ...