Shoutout to all my dog handler + pet sitter friends during one of our busiest times of the year. It's easy to gain compassion fatigue right now. Make certain to breathe deep often and enjoy yourselves! Lots of us may not get to spend much time with our families, but they know we're there in spirit. Love to you and have a safe busy season!
Just so there's no doubt that I love on my dogs. My husband sent me this photo of me knocked out last night next to my best friend Jax after a training session and play group prior. There's a time and a place for everything. Work Hard, Play Hard, Love Hard.
A king has his castle, a child yearns for his own room, an infant is placed in a crib or playpen for safekeeping. Don’t our young canine friends deserve the very same consideration for their well-being when we're gone? Too often people frown upon crate training their dogs. The most popular reason I hear is because they want their dog to feel comfortable at home and that they don't want to confine them in one place. Well, let me tell you a little story... Last week, Yoshi woke
The pups were well-behaved and chipper all day. I guess they knew that it was Friday, too. Lol This really got me thinking. Generally, dogs will try to match your energy and will treat you accordingly. So when we feel good and calm, they feel safe and content. When we feel nervous or stressed, they feel that as well and you will see them try to comfort you or protect you because they think you're injured. You can't fake it with your dog, trust me, they know. Dogs don't have a