The Post-Pandemic Sheltering Crisis

By: Valarie Ross, CDBC, CPDT-KA, CFFP When Covid initially broke out here in the States in early 2020, animal shelters across the nation rejoiced. People wanting to foster and adopt went through the roof! There weren’t enough dogs to fill the demand! WHAT A GOOD PROBLEM TO HAVE! I admit I was excited, too. See, […]


Sometimes Love (and training) Isn’t Enough

Behavioral euthanasia, it’s something no one really wants to talk about, but unfortunately, it’s a reality. Sometimes, despite all our best efforts, an animal simply isn’t safe to be around. We want to bring this decision to light, to fight the stigma attached, and to explain how this may become someone’s only option. Dogs, like […]


10 Things To Do Before Your Initial Appointment

It really sucks having to wait for a professional you hired to come and do their job, especially when you have a puppy that is chewing up everything or an adult dog that is having difficulty dealing with something. Lately, dog trainers are in very high demand and many are booking out 6 to 8 […]