A Treadmill Under The Tree This year!
Are you still looking for that perfect gift for that special someone this year? Well look no further…the best gift you could give your pooch this year is a treadmill.
Exercise is so important to the well-being of your dog and it can impact every aspect of their lives. The first and best thing for this is to walk your dog outside. ... Read More >
Dog Training Tips For Traveling With Your Pet
We all know by now that traveling in a car with our dog in the front seat, whether sitting on your lap or even tethered to the seatbelt, is a bad idea. Although cute, it can lead to injury or even death.
In addition to being a distraction to the driver, in the event of a crash your dog can ... Read More >
Dudley – A Case Study In Dog Aggression
I was first called to Dudley’s home because he was exhibiting aggression toward other dogs. He was a literal nightmare on walks due to this behaviour. He would bark and lunge at any dog he encountered, and snarl and show his teeth. The owners were very unhappy with how stressful their walks were.
When I arrived for the assessment, upon entering ... Read More >
Are Dog Training Classes Worth It?
Many individuals or families who get a new puppy attempt dog training themselves. The common perception that it is easy. Another reason why professional dog training is not considered is simply because of the cost. However, dog classes can actually be quite affordable. At Alpha Paws, we provide you and your dog with additional benefits that may not always be attainable through ... Read More >
Free Dog Training Tips For The Fall Season
1. Now that fall has arrived there are less and less leaves on the trees. This means that there is little or no camouflage for the forest animals and therefore they are more visible to your dog on a walk. BE PREPARED on your leash for your dog to run or bolt after something it can now see clearly and ... Read More >
Caring For Your Dog During The Winter
When facing a brutal winter, there are plenty of steps we take to keep ourselves protected. Warm clothes, snow shoes and a roaring fireplace provide much comfort. However, it’s important that you extend some comfort to your dog too. Winter can be a tough period for your puppy. Not only do they feel the cold, but there are a number of ... Read More >
Child And Dog Training Safety Tips
How many of us parents have at one time or another had to endure the anguished pleas from our kids for a dog? It’s no secret that kids and dogs can be great together and often form a bond that lasts a lifetime. To ensure that this bond is never broken and the relationship is its strongest just keep these important safety ... Read More >
A Puppy And Dog School With The Right Approach
The right puppy and dog training school is not easy to find. Knowing the best option for you and your pet takes research.
The first question you need to answer: Does the school have programs specifically for puppies and fully-grown dogs?
The right school will have the skills and expertise needed to teach your puppy how to learn, which ... Read More >
Different Types Of Dog Kennels
Dog owners will be very familiar with the term “dog kennel”, but if you asked them to define it, you might get as many different answers as the number of people you ask.
By definition, a kennel is any structure or shelter where dogs are kept. Kennels include everything from a crate or cage used for puppy training or to transport a dog, ... Read More >
Crate Training Your Puppy
You want your dog to be healthy and happy and the right training can contribute significantly to both, you and your dog’s happiness. With over ten years of experience with dog training, our expert dog trainers highly recommends crate training your dog. It’s a fantastic way to make them feel safe and comfortable in your home.
Offering your dog his or her own space ... Read More >