Conditioning Your Four-Legged Friend to Enjoy Car Rides

Anxiety about riding in the car is a fairly common issue for dogs, and can result in undesirable dog behaviour, including carsickness, whining, vomiting, and pacing in the car, which is distracting to the driver. How can you help your furry friend to become more comfortable with...

‘Old’ Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

There are common misconceptions in regards to dog training. A lot of people feel that the old saying is true: “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. In actuality this statement is only true if the trainer isn’t persistent or patient enough. Any dog can...

Puppy Training: Tips and Tricks for Puppy Proofing Your Home

Puppy training is such an important part of raising your furry companion. Even the most well behaved puppies need to be taught what is and isn’t appropriate. One important thing you can do to aid in your training is to puppy-proof your home. Not only it is essential for the...

Dog Walks: Are You or Your Dog the Alpha?

Daily dog walks are extremely important for the physical and mental health of your furry best friend. Daily walks keep them in pristine physical condition and help to relax their mind – when done correctly. Is there a wrong way to walk a dog? Consider this: When a father or...

Early Training Tips That Will Help Your Puppy Thrive

We all have such high hopes when we decide to bring a new pet into our homes.  You might have visions of walks in the park and throwing a ball, and in the evening, your best friend lying quietly at your side while you watch TV.  Unfortunately, our pets do not come into our homes...

Excessive Barking

Some of these training techniques require you to have an idea as to why your dog barks. Always remember to keep these tips in mind while training: Don’t yell at your dog to be quiet—it just sounds like you’re barking along with him. Keep your trainin...

Ruffin It Dog Day Camp: Training Day Care

Ruffin It Trainer Kath Webb and the team of staff at Ruffin It want to help you nix your best friends unwanted behaviors all the while teaching them some fun mentally simulating tricks while you are at work! Ruffin it is introducing weekly training activities (training goals)...