Why are you Barking?

Why are you Barking?

Ask your dog to work for his food, even if that is just performing a simple “sit” command. This will reinforce your role as the leader. Nuisance barking is one of the most annoying things your dog can do. Aside from just giving you a headache, it can make...

Potty Training 101

Oops! I had another accident! Whether you’ve just gotten a new puppy or you’ve adopted a dog from a shelter, you’re going to need to potty train your new furry friend. Especially with young puppies, potty training can be a frustrating process, but we’ve got a few tips...
Dog Breath!

Dog Breath!

Oral hygiene is one of those often overlooked topics in dog care but it is an important factor in our dogs’ overall health.  If your dog has a toothache or sore gums, he is most likely in pain that he is unable to tell you about.  If left untreated, the bacteria from...
Bringing Home Baby

Bringing Home Baby

Lisa Deal Breeder/Trainer 6 Tips for Puppy’s First Night Your new pup may cry at night for the first few nights. He has never slept without his littermates and will need some reassurance. Your new puppy may not feel hungry the first night. Moving to a new home...
Why We Don’t Free-Feed Our Dogs

Why We Don’t Free-Feed Our Dogs

Nutrition Tips Why We Don’t Free-Feed Our Dogs Lisa Deal, Breeder/Trainer As a breeder I talk to a lot of people who potentially want a puppy, and one of the questions I’m often asked is how often to feed that puppy. As a general rule, we feed our dogs twice a day....