Tips & Tricks

How to Tame Alert Barking

We all get excited when we hear the delivery truck pull up to the curb. But do you have a dog who gets a little too excited? Is there a lot of barking, frantic window watching, or jumping up on…

Two dogs play tug over a toy outside.

Canine Fitness and Nutrition

Dogs feel their best when they have a healthy lifestyle that balances diet and exercise. Same as us humans! It can be hard to make sure that your furry friend stays active and eats right. We’ve gathered some helpful tips…

‘Find It’ Game

Looking for an easy, helpful, and resourceful training game to play with your pup? Look no further than ‘find it’! The ‘find it’ game is a low maintenance training activity for you and your dog. It help your pup focus…

Small dog unrolls a red carpet during training class.

Roll Out the Red Carpet

With our Circus Dog Class only a week away and everyone getting excited for the big event under the big top, we thought it the perfect time to introduce a simple but fun trick. Rolling out the red carpet is…

Headshot of a Boston Terrier out in a field of wildflowers.

Dog First-Aid Kit Essentials

Having a first-aid kit assembled and ready for your dog is an important part of being a pet parent. Emergencies can strike at any time, and it’s always best to be prepared when they do. To help, we’ve assembled a…

Dog chews on a bone while lying on the floor at home.

Why Bother with Mealtime Training?

Mealtime or kitchen training is the act of training your dog to remain calm and out of the way while you are in your kitchen cooking or preparing meals. Many pet parents don’t bother with mealtime training and assume it’s…

Small dog sits on a colorful stand with a circus backdrop.

The Circus is Back in Town!

You heard that right, folks. Our Circus Dog class is back in town and only comes once a year! If you and your dog are graduates of AWS Basic Training (or an equivalent obedience group class), are looking for unique,…

Two small dogs sit in a garden during summertime.

How to Stop Doggy Digging

Do you have a dog who is digging up your yard or garden? We understand that this is a frustrating and destructive behavior that can lead to problems for you and your dog. As such, we want to provide some…

A small dog looks up at the camera from his bed on the floor of his home.

Treat Retreat for Fearful Dogs

Do you have a fearful or shy dog? Many pups experience fear when introduced to new people, places, or situations, and it can be frustrating for pet parents. No matter how frustrated we get, however, it’s always worse for our…

A puppy puts their paws on the counter with their tongue out.

How to Control Counter Surfing

We’ve all been there; you’re right in the middle of cooking and you turn your back for just a moment and suddenly, your half-baked, tasty treat is gone! You glance down and see that Fido has nabbed your masterpiece right…

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