Day: July 7, 2019

Dishing Up Variety

Dishing Up Variety A dog with a variety of foods.

“Broiled chicken, brown rice and steamed broccoli — again?” When you sit down to dinner, you probably prefer a little variety, right? Day after day of the same mix of protein, carbohydrates, fats, and veggies can hamper just about any appetite, whether human or canine. A diet packed with different food types can make the […]

How To Get A Dog To Trust You

How To Get A Dog To Trust You A woman gently pets a dog that she just met.

We’ve probably all had the experience of asking whether we could pet someone’s dog only to have the dog completely ignore us or try to run away, and it’s not uncommon for adult rescue dogs to be a little aloof at first. It’s easy to take this personally and think that the dog doesn’t like […]

5 Tips For Building Boundaries

5 Tips For Building Boundaries A dog relaxes on his porch.

It’s important to give a dog rules, boundaries, and limitations. In other words, our dogs need to know what they can do, where they can do it, and for how long. In this article, I’m going to focus on boundaries: teaching your dog where they are and are not allowed to go. Here are 5 […]