Change ignites progress. And while change can be scary, I’ve found the fearful sensation it brings usually means I’m doing something right. In 2008, when I started Leaps N’ Hounds, I definitely felt the fear of change. It was risky, lonely at first, and overwhelming to own a business. Thankfully, working with dogs had already[…]
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.[…]
Duke fell into the most unlucky group of homeless dogs out there. Big, black, and senior; statistically he was known as “least likely to survive” in the shelter world. This is because there are more large, black, mature dogs killed in shelters every year than any other type of dog.
The Pit Crew Therapy Dog Team, a Love-A-Bull program taught by Leaps N’ Hounds Trainer, Crystal Dunn, won a BOC award for after school program excellence last week. Check out the details on Love-A-Bull’s blog. Is your Pit Bull or Pittie Mix exceptionally social and sweet? Consider joining us! Visit the Pit Crew page for more details.[…]
Dachshunds, Chihuahuas, and Jack Russel Terriers as the “most aggressive breeds,” citing The Journal of Applied Animal Behavior Science as their source. In short, The Journal did a study that found that these three breeds bite more people than any other breeds. Yes, that includes Pit Bulls who typically come in somewhere around 15 or 20 on these lists, near Labradors.