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Guest Post: Why Crating is Right for Your Dog

For whatever reason crate training has a bit of a tarnished reputation.  Perhaps it’s the misguided and often contradictory information or maybe the bad examples set by some who, knowingly or not, lock their dog in the crate for hours

Crate Training and Separation Anxiety

Crate training a dog with separation anxiety can be challenging and dangerous for the dog. If your dog has extreme separation anxiety, consult your veterinarian or local dog trainer. My dog Ellie is an example of a dog with mild

Crate Training: Getting Used to the Crate

Last week, I talked about introducing your dog to a crate and this week, I will move into getting your dog used to being in the crate. Once your dog is comfortable going in and out of the crate, you

Crate Training: Introducing the Crate

My dog Ellie is truly my sidekick. She comes to work with me daily, she cuddles with me at home, and we go hiking together. Because we spend so much time together, she has a small case of separation anxiety,

Pets and Distracted Driving

A recent article by CBS highlights the dangers of driving while distracted by pets. We all know that driving while distracted by anything else (cell phones, applying makeup, eating) isn’t a good idea, and driving with a pet on your