Lost and Found: What to Do When You’ve Lost Your Dog

Lost and Found: What to Do When You’ve Lost Your Dog

Losing your dog can be a scary and incredibly stressful experience for anyone. The Holidays, especially Halloween, tend to bring with it a lot of noise and commotion, and a lot of people moving in and out of the home. As you could probably guess, this can skyrocket the chances of having your dog run…

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 aware…

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…