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5 Winter-time Enrichment Activities for your Dog

Winter can be a tough time on our pets, especially if you live in an area that frequently gets cold temperatures and snow. It can be hard with the shorter, colder days to keep our dogs moving and exercising, as it is for us,especially when given the choice of relaxing

Permissive Dog Owners

Perils of overly permissive dog owners

One of, if not THE biggest issue in problematic dog behaviors, is caused by overly permissive dog owners. This happens for a variety of reasons, most not knowing or understanding the adverse effects of too much unearned affection and spoiling, without balancing that attention with exercise and a job to

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Avoid Reinforcing Bad Behaviors

Avoid Reinforcing Bad Behaviors  Many dog owners get thoroughly annoyed with their pets when those pets exhibit bad behavior such as jumping up and barking, playing on furniture, or barking at the back door to be let in. The truth is, these are generally not bad behaviors on the part

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Ready to travel with your pet this summer?

Ready to travel with your pet this summer? Data is certainly indicating that following the COVID-19 crisis, many families will be staying closer to home and traveling for mini-vacations, by car or RV, rather than flying for big trips, at least for a while.  Part of this shift will include

Woof in the Woods - Pet Store & K9 Training Center

How to Socialize Your Dog

Have you ever noticed that some dogs get along very well with humans and with other dogs, while other animals simply are not very sociable at all? While genetics play a much larger role in these behaviors that many give them credit for, it also has to do with behaviors

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The Misunderstood Pit Bull

The Misunderstood Pit Bull Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen Pittie supports get excited over the buzz that the Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) banning pits from Denver was going to dissolve, only to then again be saddened by the lack of education when Denver’s Mayor stated that

Off Leash Dog Walking - Training & Classes

Off-leash dogs, holy grail or deadly liability?

There is nothing more beautiful than watching a dog and their human work or play in tandem where the dog is almost an extension of their owner. Two souls sharing love and commonality. It is like they are reading each other’s minds and anticipating their every thought. They move together,

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Is it ever too late to start training a dog?

You can teach an old dog new tricks despite the old saying that says otherwise. Although there may be some things that are best taught when a dog is young, your canine pal can still learn a lot at any stage in their life.  At its core training at its

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Top 10 Winter Activities for Dogs

If you have a dog, you already know that they need plenty of mental and physical exercise to stay happy and healthy. A lack of appropriate mental and physical exercise, will not only make you crazy but will have an adverse impact on your dog’s health.  This can be a