So You’ve Decided to Get a Pet — Now What?

Choosing a pet can be both exciting and daunting. You’re about to bring another living creature into your home that you’ll have to nurture, feed, groom and interact with like another member of the family for years to come. Thankfully, you can reduce the daunting part by thoughtfully assessing your needs, time and resources to determine what kind of pet will be best for your home and to ensure that you mutually have a rewarding [...]

October 31st, 2018|

Ask Pam – Should I leave food out for my dog all day?

Should I leave food out for my dog all day?    I posed this question to Pam Johnson, Certified Professional Trainer and member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers.  Here's her answer: " I am not a fan of free feeding.  I see many dogs, especially puppies  who become bored with their food if it is out all day.  Scheduled meal times also help with regulating potty times. With the free feeding system, you [...]

September 11th, 2017|


10 Things your new dog wants you to know... Caring for a dog.    Lana - Rescued Dog Thank you for adopting me.  Since I am new, I'll need to know the boundaries. Please introduce to me everyone. I need an I.D. Tag on a collar with all of my information.  A microchip will help get me back to you if I get lost.  (If your new dog is a puppy, wait to chip until [...]

August 23rd, 2017|