Recipes

Chicken, Blueberry and Oat Dog Training Meatballs 

These chicken, blueberry and oat meatballs are perfect treats for dog training! I started making my own treats for dog training purposes last year while taking agility classes with Maddux. While he is food-motivated, he gets bored with the same treats all the time. During class they gave me frozen meatballs to use, and he… Continue reading Chicken, Blueberry and Oat Dog Training Meatballs 

Life

I Couldn’t Have Gotten Through Toby’s Cancer Diagnosis Without Maddux

I couldn’t have gotten through Toby’s cancer diagnosis without Maddux. I should probably change that tense, because we are still going through it. Maddux has been both a comfort and a much need distraction, especially when Toby was first diagnosed. I love to take my dogs with me places. Toby wasn’t allowed to do much,… Continue reading I Couldn’t Have Gotten Through Toby’s Cancer Diagnosis Without Maddux

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Ask Trainer Dan: Tips to Control Barking

Our post yesterday about a news story on barking generated a lot of interest in ways to help control your dog’s barking. So, our resident dog behavior specialist, Trainer Dan whipped up this column for us with some tips. Thanks, Dan! 🙂 Problem barking is a common concern for pet owners. With some dogs in… Continue reading Ask Trainer Dan: Tips to Control Barking

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Ask Trainer Dan: Good Recall Methods

My Tail Hurts From Wagging So Much is pleased to introduce our readers to Dan Cicio – a dog trainer at     My Doggies Daycare in Southern California. He started there as a kennel supervisor and quickly realized just how much he enjoyed working with the dogs, to the point that he knew it would be… Continue reading Ask Trainer Dan: Good Recall Methods