Ask The Dog Trainer: 10 Tips to Improve Reactive Dog Behavior

10 Tips to Improve Reactive Dog Behavior I want you to feel at home with me, this is a safe space. I have walked in your shoes if you have a reactive dog. A little story from my experience; It was early in the morning and I was walking Baxter at our campground in New

Dog Rescue Story: The Socialization Of A Feral-Born Puppy

By: Dana Langley, CPDT, CO-Owner Life Is Dog, Inc The Rescue of a Broken Puppy Valentine’s Day, 2019, I received a call from the director of an animal rescue shelter near my dog training facility.  She said, “We have a four-month-old mix breed puppy who is not doing well in the shelter, is there any

Ask The Dog Trainer: My Puppy Won’t Pee Outside

Ask The Dog Trainer: Author Larry Kay and Dog Trainer Nance Moran answer this new pet parent’s question. QUESTION Troy wrote to us and said: I recently adopted a puppy from the local city shelter. I take her out all the time. When we go for long walks she will not to the bathroom the

Halloween Pet Safety and Fun

Keep your best beastie bud safe this Halloween. Safety tips for dog costumes, Halloween socialization, tricks for treats, noise…and unsocialized humans.