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Respecting On-Leash Dogs: It’s our community responsibility.

Respecting On-Leash Dogs: It’s our community responsibility.   Here in the Hole we have the privilege of being allowed to have dogs off-leash on our favorite trails. Along with this privilege comes the responsibility to make sure our dogs will come when called, pull over for horses or vehicles, stay when we need them to, and not […]

Preventing Mattes in Your Dog’s Coat

Preventing Mattes in Your Dog’s Coat   Mats are most common in dogs with thick or curly coats, but can happen to any dog with longer hair if it isn’t groomed or properly brushed on a regular basis. Believe it or not, hair matting isn’t just about your dog’s cosmetics. Depending on its location, matted […]

How To Avoid The Top Training Mistakes: Part 2

Part 2 – How to Reward Good Behavior Four ways to reward your dog in addition to food rewards.  Food treats are an easy and effective reward for a dog when training, but can used in conjunction with many other types of rewards/motivators. There may be times when you cannot use food, and there may be times when […]