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10 Tips To Get Your Dog Moving

As a San Antonio dog training authority, I know most of our dogs don’t get the exercise they need. They usually sleep all day while we’re at work and once we get home, they get a short walk and maybe a little bit of playtime. This might be enough for some dogs, but what about […]

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Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe During the Holidays

I love Christmas!! Every year my home is ‘over the top’ decorated for the Holidays!! The big QUESTION is:  Is my house safe for my dogs?   Dogs are fascinated by the smells and textures of all the new things that are now appearing all over the house.  This is normal curiosity.   Here are […]

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HEALTHY Treats for Your Dog

I don’t know about you, but the more I read ingredients in my dog treats the more I worry. What is all that stuff we can’t pronounce? Sure, some are vitamins and minerals that should be in our dog’s treats. But isn’t it much better to get all of those nutrients from the original source? […]

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TOOLS to Keep Doggie COOL this Summer!!

It’s Summer and it is HOT! I have written about Tips to Keep your Doggie Cool! and Tips to Keep your Doggie Safe from heat exhaustion. Now let’s look at some TOOLS you can purchase to make your dog’s Summer a little more bearable. COOLING Cots or Loungers There are cooling loungers that you insert […]

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The Importance of Early Puppy Training

Training starts the day you bring that new pup home. It used to be thought that dog training couldn’t start until the age of 6 months.  I start training at 8 weeks. As soon as your puppy arrives at his new home…He’s learning! Now is the time to teach him what you ‘want’ and ‘expect’ […]

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Sheltered In Place?

Stuck at home? Sheltered in place? How’s your dog doing? Has it become apparent that He needs some Training? PAWSITIVE SOLUTIONS CAN HELP! Although ‘In Home Training’ and ‘Group Classes’ are not possible during this time, ‘Board & Train” is still an option. This is a 2 week program includes boarding, training, a detailed lesson […]

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Why Does My Dog Roll in Stinky Stuff?

Gross! My dog just rolled in something smelly and disgusting!….WHY? Dogs delight in rolling in the most repulsive stuff such as deer droppings, cat excrem

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Tips to Stop Your Dog From Chewing Things! (Part 2)

  As I said in Part 1, a question I am often asked by my clients is “How do I stop my dog from chewing on things?” It is a problem lots of dogs have, but again you have to realize that Chewing is a normal behavior for them. I talked about ‘why’ dogs chew […]

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Preparing for Your Dog before Disaster

We have all seen on the news, in times of disaster, many unfortunate pets are left behind. As responsible dog owners, we always think, “I’d never leave without my pets”. But if we haven’t planned ahead, the chances of a good outcome is less likely. Always hope for the best but prepare for the worst. […]

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Keeping Your Dog Safe at Easter

Easter is just around the corner! For me, it brings up fond memories of waking up and running outside to the front steps to see what the Easter Bunny had brought. My favorites were jelly beans, the big chocolate bunny and those delicious marshmallow peeps. I would put on a colorful new dress for church […]

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