Training

How to Choose a Good Trainer

Posted by on Jul 25, 2010 in Paws for Thought, Training | 0 comments

How to Choose a Good Trainer We know many of you added a new four legged friend to your family over the holidays.  Now is the perfect time to think about teaching the new dog a few tricks and pleasant manners around people and other animals.  Training your dog should be fun! A skilled and professional dog trainer employs humane training methods which are not harmful to the dog and/or handler A competent instructor will allow and encourage you to observe a class prior to making the decision to enroll. In a well-run class, dogs and people will be enjoying themselves and having a successful...

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Fido’s Top Five

Posted by on Jul 25, 2010 in Paws for Thought, Training | 0 comments

So it’s January 1st and you are probably still recouping from weeks of holiday parties and over a month of too much of this and too little of that.  You most likely have made your list of resolutions for the year ahead or at least have thought about what you would like to get out of 2010.  I know I have.  Get back to the gym, limit desserts, lose at least two inches from my waistline…the list goes on and on.  Baking a bag of cookies for each of my customers resulted in me eating all imperfect cookies and lots and LOTS of raw cookie dough.  Yes, GROSS is right! Well, I can tell you that your...

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