How To Make Visits To Your Veterinarian Go Smoothly


Visits to your dogs’ veterinarian can be a difficult and stressful event for all involved.  Not only are they “difficult” for you dog, they are often terrifying as well.  Even the most laid back and mellowest of dogs can be stressed at the local animal hospital, throw fear into the mix and you are dealing with a dog that literally fears for his safety and well being.  There are several things that can be done to help things go smoothly. Continue reading

Canine Crate Training



The subject of crate training can be a touchy one.  Many people feel it is a cruel thing to do, and depending on how it’s used, it can be.  It is cruel to keep a dog in a crate for 10 hours a day without exercise and very little interaction with her human family.  However, if crates are used properly they can serve as a source of comfort to your dog and can help her relax and keep her out of trouble. Continue reading