Thundershirt for Dogs

Dog Thundershirts and Why You Need One

If you haven't met me personally, let me tell ya, I do not like to recommend anything that I don't know 100% works. Also, as a Canine Behaviorist who works with all types of anxiety day in and day out, I was a bit skeptical of the thundershirt at first. The company had some proving … Continue reading Dog Thundershirts and Why You Need One

The Treadmill for Dogs

7 Dog Gadgets You’ve Never Seen

You would be surprised at how much 'dog stuff' there is out there. We could make a HUGE list of everything we have found working at Canine Companions, but we are going to limit the list to ten today. Take a look below and find ten of the coolest dog gadgets today!

I’m a Man and My Dog is Afraid of Me… What Do I Do?

Your dog may be perfectly content and calm without any behavior problems around women and children, but when a man approaches (even if it's just one man he or she knows) she can become a completely different dog. Some dogs may try to hide from you (the man), cower or show submissive behavior, shake, or … Continue reading I’m a Man and My Dog is Afraid of Me… What Do I Do?

How to Keep Your Canine From Causing Chaos

You know how much you love dogs, especially that little one that lives in your home and fills your heart with laughter and joy. But there’s a less pleasant side that comes with that goodness. Canines cause trouble, pure and simple. This involves anything from spilling food on the floor to tearing up sofa cushions … Continue reading How to Keep Your Canine From Causing Chaos

5 Awesome Car Tricks for Pet Owners

let's go on rides Having a pet is a really beautiful experience, you get to have a companion in your home and a driving buddy as well. Going on a ride together is such a wonderful way to bond with each other. But then most times you would have to worry about all the fur … Continue reading 5 Awesome Car Tricks for Pet Owners

Reducing Your Dog’s Impact on the Value of Your Home While Selling

There are many things to consider when buying a home. Mortgage rates are impacted by a number of things, including the value of the home. This is especially true, if you're buying it as an investment for your future and will rely upon the market value. One concern is in how having pets will affect … Continue reading Reducing Your Dog’s Impact on the Value of Your Home While Selling

A Guide to Pest Control Services and Pet Safety

Pest control and prevention can be a stressful and anxiety-inducing endeavor for any homeowner, but this is especially true if you have pets. The need for pest control can mean many things; fleas, bed bugs, cockroaches, etc. But while you get rid of whatever infestation you are plagued with, you must also consider the well-being … Continue reading A Guide to Pest Control Services and Pet Safety

Should I Put My Dog In Training?

Image Source: Integrity K9 Services: Executive Protection Dogs If you've adopted a puppy or an adult dog, you may be wondering if you should invest in dog training. Is it really necessary? Why does it matter? Whether you are struggling to tame your unruly canine companion or simply want to fine-tune your dog's skills, training … Continue reading Should I Put My Dog In Training?

German Shepherds: The Ultimate Guide

German Shepherds continue to be one of the most popular dog breeds. They often rank internationally within the top 10 of all dog breeds. They are renown for their intelligence and trainability as well as their regal appearance. They are working dogs that were initially bred in Germany for their herding and guarding abilities. The … Continue reading German Shepherds: The Ultimate Guide

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Eliminate Food-Guarding Behavior in 7 Steps

Guarding possessions, whether it be food, a special toy, or any other item, is a normal behavior in dogs. When dogs ran wild, they were forced to guard their possessions to survive. Those who did guard their food, and/or their family were more likely to survive and thrive. Unfortunately, this could become an issue for … Continue reading Eliminate Food-Guarding Behavior in 7 Steps