The Dangers of Dog Parks
The concept of “Dog Parks” was well intended, but a bad idea!  The main problems all stem from people who don’t understand and have not established pack structure with their dogs. This means their dogs are out of control. The average dog owner does not take the time to understand,…
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Introducing Your New Dog to Cats
You’ll need a highly controlled environment to introduce your new dog to a cat. The dog should be in a crate or confined to a room by a baby gate ‘and’ on leash, while the cat is allowed to pass by. This will give you an indication of how high…
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Introducing Your New Dog to People or Children
If a new dog feels stressed by all of the changes and surroundings, introducing them to too many people may cause a bad reaction. So please delay introductions to friends and neighbors until the dog has had a chance to settle in. Make introductions one at a time, on leash…
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The First Day
Dogs thrive on routine, so orient your new dog to your schedule. As long as you are consistent and provide leadership, the dog will adjust. When you bring your new dog home, leash-walk outside, so they can take in the smells of the turf and relieve themselves. Pick a place…
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Meet Punkin!

Sweet Punkin is urgently looking for a foster or foster-to-adopt home. While he is welcome in boarding, we can no longer sustain this and we need to find a safe placement for him soon. He has been in…

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