Brain Games for the Dog Days of Summer

Here we are in what’s known as The Dog Days of Summer. In Western North Carolina where we live, August is typically the hottest and muggiest month of the summer.   Honestly it’s hard to believe it could be any hotter than it was just a few short weeks ago when the temperatures hit the low […]

The Key to Adolescent Dogs – Patience, Management and Training

Adolescent dog with head tilt

There are multiple developmental stages in dogs and for most dog guardians, the adolescent phase can be the most trying. Never fear! You can get through this phase with a smile on your face. Dogs move through puppyhood, into adolescence and on into adulthood. Each stage brings about typical species behaviors. The developmental phases consist […]