Dogs and Water Safety

Warm weather means water time for many pooches, and some love to swim in their family’s personal pool or in local lakes or ponds. This can be a fun time for everyone, especially the dog, however, there should be a set of rules to water play. Before allowing your dog to swim in your pool, ensure […]

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The “Consequences” of Building Your Dog’s Confidence

The following was written by our business manager, Britteny My dog, Jake, just turned 10. If you have had a session with Nikki, you may have seen him. He’s a goofy flat-coated retriever mix I rescued 8 years ago. He thinks all humans exist to pet him, and he thinks all dogs should be his […]


Preventing Inner-Pack Aggression: Part II

As we discussed in the last article, it is imperative you establish leadership within your pack. Controlling all good things in their environment is a great way to accomplish this without being confrontational. Here are a few simple rules to begin living by to create the leadership role: 1. Feed on a schedule using separate […]