Vancouver’s Winter Festivities to Enjoy With Your Dog

Vancouver’s Winter Festivities to Enjoy With Your Dog

Fur-la-la-la… ‘Tis the season to be jolly, rolling in the snow and making doggy snow angels. Yes, lucky dogs of Vancouver get to experience fresh powder right at their front doors. As pet parents we watch with joy and pride, and we wonder: where else can I take my dogs so they too can experience…

Top 10 Tips on How to Train Your Dog

Top 10 Tips on How to Train Your Dog

It is commonly known that Vancouver is a dog friendly city. Here are 10 tips on how to train your dog and live comfortably in this urban jungle we call home. You can easily implement new boundaries, clearly communicate your expectations and begin to see behaviours that you like, occur more often – by being…

Annika McDade: Professional Dog Trainer & Behavioural Consultant

Annika McDade: Professional Dog Trainer & Behavioural Consultant

Annika McDade, Professional Dog Trainer extraordinaire, collaborates with Release the Hounds to create an in-depth Team Training Curriculum. Annika McDade is a triple certified Vancouver based Professional Dog Trainer & Behaviour Consultant, who has been training since 2008 when she began teaching group obedience classes in Calgary. However, her passion for working with animals was evident long before her…

Why Company Culture is so Important

Why Company Culture is so Important

Release the Hounds was the only Vancouver dog walking company being represented at Dreamforce, the world’s largest technology conference, held in San Francisco last month. Last year I was invited to the Dreamforce conference to speak at a breakout session sharing tips and strategies in regards to forming customer loyalty. This year, I also received an…