12 Dog Behaviors & What They Mean

Your dog's behavior reveals a lot about his mood. And, though you may not be fluent in canine lingo (aside from understanding what it means when she salivates), you must learn to interpret dog behavior. Have you ever seen your dog licking a certain texture or circling the same area in front of you? There are … Continue reading 12 Dog Behaviors & What They Mean

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!

Five Ways You Can Make Moving to a New Home Smoother for Your Dog

Our dogs are part of the family and, as such, need special consideration when we plan for a move. Just as we anticipate the number of bedrooms for each family member, we must think of our dog’s needs, too. Here are some ways you can make moving to a new home a breeze for everyone. … Continue reading Five Ways You Can Make Moving to a New Home Smoother for Your Dog

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?

Let’s Hear From You: What Do You Need?

Hello, everyone! I'm so happy you're here. As you can see, the Dog Behavior Blog has been completely revamped. As I was sitting down to write an article for you, there are so many ideas popping through my head. But, before I write another article, I want to hear from you. What do you need … Continue reading Let’s Hear From You: What Do You Need?

6 Unwanted Dog Behaviors That Dog Owners Encourage

Every dog parent strives to raise a behaviorally balanced dog, but most of them end up asking what’s wrong with my dog? We, accidentally, promote some unwanted behaviors in our dogs. A lot of dog parents encourage unwanted behaviors because they find it cute. If the behavior has been rewarded for a long time, it … Continue reading 6 Unwanted Dog Behaviors That Dog Owners Encourage

Canine Veteran’s Day: How to Help

Tomorrow is Canine Veteran's Day. And, here at Canine Companions & Dog Behavior Blog, would like to share some information about our canine veterans here. Please take a seat, and read/listen to the article. You might even find your soulmate dog after reading this. You're going to want to grab your tissues before reading and … Continue reading Canine Veteran’s Day: How to Help

5 Steps for Successful Leash Walking

Dogs aren’t natural leash walkers. And, it takes patience to train a dog to walk on a leash… so don’t feel discouraged if your dog isn’t quite comfortable yet. It can be frustrating to feel a constant tug at the leash… but remember if they’ve never walked on a leash before- it’s a completely new … Continue reading 5 Steps for Successful Leash Walking

Meet the Pit, First.

October 28 is Pit Bull Awareness Day* • Pit Bull Love is Every Day! 😉 This is not the first year I post about pitties [read an older post about the breed here]. It is however the first year I’m doing a post about them being a proud owner of one. Most of you already […] … Continue reading Meet the Pit, First.

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