I’ve said this before: All dogs are reactive – to something. This is the nature of a dog. Most dog breeds were bred to alert humans to strange things in the environment. It can often make it difficult to do anything with a dog who is reactive, especially when it seems your enjoyment of the activity… Read More Reducing A Dog’s Reactivity While Van Camping
By now some of you may know that we have another new puppy. She is a six month old Australian Shepherd we call JoJo. We decided she would be right for our family when we noticed that she was available from the same breeder who bred our McCoy and Finn. The reason we went with… Read More Our New Dog – Again!
Camping/travelling season is coming up fast. It’s time to prepare your reactive dog. If you haven’t been out much with your dog over the cooler part of the year, and will be doing some travelling and camping, you will want to prepare your dog for seeing new things, people, smells and other dogs. A normally… Read More Preparing Your Reactive Dog For Camping Season
This year has been a difficult one for our family. We lost Miranda unexpectedly in June, and then on July 10th we sent our beautiful Finn over Rainbow Bridge because of illness as well. The house is sure quiet without those two, even with the puppy here now. Of course things like this make you think about… Read More My Dog’s Bucket List
If your dog has never been tent camping before there are a few things that you could work on with him to make things go a bit more smoothly. Get your dog used to the tent while at home When we took our six dogs tent camping one summer, one of them, I think it… Read More Five More Tips For Camping With Dogs In Tents