Zilker Park Kite Festival and Good Dog Manners

Good Dog Manners Roughly (ruffly?) 20,000 people showing up to the Zilker Park Kite Festival, and hundreds of dogs. What’s the best way to be safe? Are there warning signs that can help you prevent altercations, keep your family and doggos in good spirits, and avoid bites? There sure are! Give other dog walkers space.[…]

The HOLE Problem: Stop Digging at the Root

  Digging. This oh-so-popular and famously frustrating dog behavior might be the bane of your gardening existence, but rest assured, like most troublesome dog behaviors, unwelcome digging can be resolved. In this article we’ll cover what to do, not to do, and why. So that you can treat the problem from the root. Ahh… so[…]

Fireworks & Sound Sensitivities – How To Save Your Dog’s Sanity On The 4th

Updated for 2016.  Enjoy!   It’s almost the 4th of July!  Hooray! Unless your a dog. Yep, we all know how Fido feels about this fun-lovin’ holiday.  It’s right up there with having your nails clipped or your temperature taken with the trusty ol’ rectal thermometer. If you’re like most dog owners, you worry for your dog’s[…]

Dog Socialization… The Right Way

Socialized Dog: A dog that can listen around other dogs, plays gently, walks on leash without lunging/barking, greets people in a friendly manner, doesn’t mow over the toddler, is comfortable with the fact that people come in many shapes, colors, and scents; and understands the meaning of you can’t have that.