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Loose Leash Walking

Loose Leash Walking

Loose Leash Walking By Dr. Jessica Kleiner, DVM Training a dog to walk nicely on a leash, loose leash walking, is one of the hardest skills to teach because it is not natural for a dog to be tethered to a human. Loose leash walking means that your dog is walking at a...
House Training A Puppy

House Training A Puppy

House Training a Puppy By Dr. Jessica Kleiner, DVM One of the most frustrating parts of training a new puppy is potty training. Consistency and patience is the key to success. First, pick a treat as a reward; very small pieces work well because you will be giving...
Puppy Kennel Training

Puppy Kennel Training

Puppy Kennel Training By Dr. Jessica Kleiner, DVM Teaching a pet to accept a kennel/crate as a familiar and safe location is important for all dogs but is essential for training puppies and for protecting them when they cannot be actively observed. Even if dogs do not...
Cold Weather Animal Safety for Dogs and Cats

Cold Weather Animal Safety for Dogs and Cats

Cold Weather Animal Safety (For Dogs and Cats) By the American Veterinary Medical Association You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your...