Orlando East Local Dog Blog

It’s all about the healthy, happy, whole dog.

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 in Training: Top 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.

Play tug of war with puppy

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

Should You Play Tug of War With Your Puppy

For new puppy owners, whether or not to play tug with their puppy is a common question! Living with a young puppy can sometimes feel like living with an adorable piranha.

crate training a puppy

Central Bark, Dog Education, Dog Ownership, Dog Socialization, Dog Training, Puppies

Tips for Crate Training a Puppy

Bringing home a new puppy is a process filled with excitement! Getting down to the nitty-gritty of puppy training can be overwhelming, though, so we’re here to get you started with a few crate training tips! Teaching your new puppy to be comfortable with confinement is an important life skill.

Bringing Home a New Puppy

Central Bark, Dog Behavior, Dog Education, Dog Ownership, Dog Safety, Dog Socialization, Dog Training, Puppies

Bringing Home a New Puppy

Tricks and tips for bringing home a new puppy Bringing home a new puppy is an incredibly exciting time, filled with the promise of a new best friend and loving family member.