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Doggy Day Care is not the right fit for my dog, and that’s OK!

Central Bark, Dog Behavior, Dog Day Care, Dog Ownership, Dog Socialization, Dog Training, News, Puppies

Doggy Day Care is not the right fit for my dog, and that’s OK!

Pet owners are sometimes surprised that while doggy day care can be an excellent environment for some, it is not the right fit for many other healthy, social, normal dogs.

Puppy Training Tips

Dog Behavior, Dog Education, Dog Enrichment, Dog Ownership, Dog Training, Puppies

Puppy in Training: Top Puppy Training Tips

Bringing home a new puppy is incredibly exciting! Making sure the training of a new puppy goes smoothly requires careful planning, however.

Longline Walks

Dog Behavior, Dog Ownership, Dog Training

Longline Walks

Taking our dogs for longline walks (sometimes called “Decompression Walks”, a term coined by professional dog trainer Sarah Stremming) has proven to be an excellent way to decrease daily stress and anxiety in dogs of all ages, sizes, breeds, and behavior, as well as a healthy, low-impact form of exercise.

A special treat for your dog to celebrate the holiday season!

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A special treat for your dog to celebrate the holiday season!

When we are celebrating the holidays, we of course want to share the fun and joy with our entire family, including our beloved canine companions.

Unsafe Holiday Foods

Dog Education, Dog Health, Dog Ownership, Dog Safety

Unsafe Holiday Foods

With the holidays upon us, it is important to remember that with the festivities comes delicious holiday foods! For our furry friends, the holidays may come with the opportunity to taste some of these delicious foods.

Unsafe Plants for Dogs

Dog Education, Dog Enrichment, Dog Health, Dog Safety, News, Puppies

Unsafe Plants for Dogs

Let’s take a look at which common holiday plants we need to be sure to keep away from our pets, as ingestion has the potential to cause severe medical issues.