Spring Break Dog Boarding in Vancouver

Spring Break Dog Boarding in Vancouver

Will you be going away for Spring Break? Make sure to schedule dog boarding well in advance for your precious pooch, as spots normally fill up quickly for large and small boarding companies alike. If you’ve never had professional dog boarding or sitting before, be sure to do your research and thoroughly consider your options….

Release the Hounds President, James Woller, Interviewed for The Globe and Mail

Release the Hounds President, James Woller, Interviewed for The Globe and Mail

Article excerpts taken from The Globe and Mail online: A dognapping scare is underscoring the importance of diligence in selecting pet-care services for one’s pampered pooches. While all four dogs stolen along with Creature Comforts Pet Care Services’ company pickup truck on Tuesday have since been recovered, owner Amy Vilis said her 20-year-old business has…

An Overview of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

An Overview of Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Though some breeds and personalities are more likely to develop separation anxiety, dogs who have been “rehomed” are at far greater risk of developing separation anxiety than dogs born into a more stable environment. Dogs are pack animals and feel most comfortable when they are with their pack, whether their pack is composed of fellow…

8 Steps to an Enjoyable Leash Walk

8 Steps to an Enjoyable Leash Walk

1. Be patient and persistent. If your dog has been “walking you” for some time, it is going to take awhile to teach loose leash walking. 2. Before you even start to walk, use a clicker to teach your dog the position you would like her to be in when you are on a walk…

7 Days to Better Your Relationship with Your Dog

7 Days to Better Your Relationship with Your Dog

Day One: Add Some Doggy Zen Time Turn the TV off, close your laptop, and put your cell phone away. Put away any and all things that might take your attention away from your dog. For 30 Minutes sit in silent connection with your dog. You can place your hands on them and give a…