East County dog training

Dogs Today Have Amazing Sniffers

Dogs can smell up to 100,000 times better than humans! Here’s an awe-inspiring analogy. “A dog's sense of smell is its most powerful sense,” Dr. Michael T. Nappier, DVM, DABVP, of the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine states. “It is so sensitive that [dogs can] detect the equivalent of [...]

Dogs Today Have Amazing Sniffers2021-03-02T13:19:55-08:00

Dogs Today Understand the Value of a Treat

When people think of dog treats, the first thing that probably comes to mind is giving a dog a bone, traditionally a milk bone.  They are inexpensive, easy to carry and can quickly make someone a “fan favorite” during a neighborhood walk. But treats for dogs come in a multitude [...]

Dogs Today Understand the Value of a Treat2023-03-01T17:30:12-08:00

Dogs Today Agree that Variety is the Spice of Life

Since I’ve been staying home more than usual these past few months, I’ve been pretty much wearing the same clothes over and over again.  Initially, this was a great perk!  I was more comfortable and definitely doing less laundry.  But now that it’s been going on for a while, the [...]

Dogs Today Agree that Variety is the Spice of Life2021-03-02T12:43:40-08:00

Dogs Today function better with social distancing

In light of all that it going on in our world, our dogs are the ones that will continue to benefit from social distancing.   Social Distancing is Nothing New For many, learning the term “social distancing” is new.  However, the concept is actually not. The first known use started [...]

Dogs Today function better with social distancing2020-08-12T13:56:40-07:00

Dogs Today are Selfish

Given the chance, they will go for gold.  It’s rarely 70% effort.  When chasing a squirrel, how often do you see a dog trotting after one?  I’d say never.  When playing with another dog friend, we marvel at the speed dogs exhibit, and the energy they so freely expend.  It’s [...]

Dogs Today are Selfish2021-03-02T13:42:22-08:00

Training a dog can be so frustrating!

This behavior drove me crazy this morning!  You may be thinking, "What behavior?  I see two dogs calmly resting in the grass.  How lovely."  Well, it's what happened BEFORE this picture that was pushing my buttons.  We had just come back from our morning walk and play time in the [...]

Training a dog can be so frustrating!2019-08-23T11:09:11-07:00
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