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Top 5 Reasons Why Using Food Can Be a Problem In Dog Training

food and dog training

by Jen Pearson, Head Trainer at Front Range K9 As a pet dog owner, the idea of reward-based training is likely very appealing to you – after all, you love your dog and want her to be happy! When we see a dog with laser focus and attentiveness to her handler, it looks awesome, right? She …

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CBD Oil for Pets

CBD Oils for Pets

by April Cox, owner of Rocky’s Retreat Has your dog lost his appetite? Does your dog have anxiety? There may be a natural choice in alleviating these conditions. You may not be aware of this, but CBD oil for dogs is helpful for your pup in a lot of ways. Here’s why you should consider …

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Dogs in Weddings

Dog in wedding

by Dan Spangler, certified trainer & owner of A Dog’s Dream Your forever day is coming, and it seems like everything is coming together perfectly. The dress is fitted, the venue is chosen, and the photographer has taken the engagement photos, but then suddenly you feel like something is missing. As you sit there tapping your leg …

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Pet Training – Creating Good Habits

pet training - create good habits

by Patricia Varian, owner of Varian Kennels Have you ever tried to quit a bad habit? Easy? No! The longer you’ve been doing that unwanted behavior the more triggers there are that set it off. It seems impossible to ever be truly free from that old nasty routine.  But, alas, triggers can be broken, and …

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Prepare your Pup for a New Baby

by Katie McKnight, co-owner of International School For Certified Dog Trainers Imagine you settle into bed after a long day and drift to sleep. Moments later, a loud shriek awakens you. You bolt from bed and investigate the ghastly sound.  In the corner of the room, something thrashes beneath a blanket. Frozen in place, you’re left …