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Category Archives: Dog Behavior

Bully Sticks vs. Rawhide: Is the Choice You’re Making Safe for Your Dog?

bully sticks

Dogs love to chew on things. If you’ve ever had a favorite pair of leather shoes go missing around Fido, you probably learned this pretty quickly. From Bully Sticks to Rawhide bones and even your furniture or baseboards, dogs have always needed something to munch on and stay entertained. For a long time, dog owners…

School’s Out! 4 Tips to Childproof Your Dog or Puppy this Summer

Socialize your dog, dog behavior, dog daycare

Summer is officially in full swing! While kids are celebrating their break from schoolwork, your dog might find himself in an uncomfortable situation. Especially if he hasn’t had much exposure to children before. We’re here to help you find ways to socialize your dog with children and ensure a safe summer. In fact, as I…

4 Ways to Help Your Dog Get through the Next Thunderstorm

dog anxiety, thunderstrom, dog behavior, dog health

As we make our way into the prime thunderstorm season of summer here in the Miami area, I can’t help but share a story that one of my clients told me a while ago. It involves a broken flat-screen TV, a thunderstorm, dog anxiety, and a 6-month-old boxer puppy named Bowser (my client was a…

Upscale Dog Boarding: Shouldn’t Your Dog Have a High End Vacation Too?

upscale dog boarding

It’s officially Summer! That can mean only one thing: vacation. Can I get a “woo hoo!”? As you pack your bags and book your flight, take a minute to slow down and think about good ol’ Snickers. She hasn’t left your side since last year. In fact, with all the love and affection she’s been…

3 Tips That Will Help Your Dog Overcome Loneliness (and Make You Feel Better about Leaving for Work)

Dog's separation anxiety

Many people don’t realize that dogs can feel a wide range of emotion. Contrary to popular belief, destructive behaviors such as urinating indoors, chewing on furniture, and scratching at the door are not just activities of the animal brain—they are cries for help, most likely the manifestation of your dog’s separation anxiety, fear, or plain…

Did Your Dog Have THIS Much Fun Today?

cornelius pet sitter

You’re about to step out the door and head to work. Just as you begin to turn the door knob, you hear the sound you’ve come to love—the click-click-click of paws followed by a single, pointed BARK! As you look into your dog’s quizzical eyes, it hits you just how hard it’s going to be…

Dog Pulling When Walking & Tips To Correct This Behavior -Dog Day Care

dog pulling when walking

Your dog pulling when walking is a common problem that dog owners face. A leisurely walk in the park can quickly turn into a game of tug-and-war that you’ll often lose. That is why it’s important to correct this behavior as soon as it makes an appearance. First, let’s dive into the question of why…

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