Breeds

Getting to know them better: a collection of breed information pages to know our dogs better. Includes behaviour and temperament, breed traits, physical features, life expectancy, recommended training, grooming and care of the different dog breeds. 


Dog Training

Boy with a dog in the park

The Magic Words in Dog Training

Whenever I meet with a new training client for the first time, we almost always spend the first portion of the lesson talking about their dog and the behavioural challenges that they would like to address with training. One of the most common questions …

Dog off leash

Unleashing your Dog

For a lot of people, a dog that is able to behave and remain focused on his owner while off of the leash is the epitome of a well-trained dog. Teaching your dog to stay tuned into your movements and to respond to your cues quickly and consistently allo …





Canine Science

A dog with obscured lenses in the eyes possibly due to cataracts

Helping Our Dogs Cope with Cataracts

Helping our dogs cope with cataracts When you look into your dog’s eyes, if they are a little cloudy or hazy, it could indicate that cataracts are forming. Eyes have lenses inside them to help us focus and see objects clearly. A cataract is any opacity …

Derby the dog sitting on the lawn

Being Different Shouldn’t be a Death Sentence

3D printing is no longer a novelty. Designers of 3D printing have moved past human prosthetics and created some for our beloved dogs and other animals. Derby, a mutt that looked to be mostly husky, was born with maldeveloped front limbs, is now able to …