Dealing With Excessive Canine Barking

Dealing With Excessive Canine Barking

Why Dogs Bark Dogs who bark excessively can cause high levels of frustration for their owners, but even though it seems like a lost cause and nothing can help, there are ways to modify this behavior and give owners hope. There are several reasons why dogs bark; some are acceptable, and some are not. The most common types of…

RTH Fan: Izzy the Lurcher Longdog

RTH Fan: Izzy the Lurcher Longdog

Meet Izzy! She is a 2 year old Lurcher Longdog (with Greyhound and Deerhound lines). Izzy’s favourite toys are cherry tomatoes and dead mice (!), and her favourite pastime is “decorating” the house with paper towel. Her favourite snacks are strawberries straight from the vine and stolen bananas…which she peels herself, of course. Izzy’s mom,…

7 Interesting Facts About Dogs

7 Interesting Facts About Dogs

Dogs receive the title of “man’s best friend” for countless reasons. Here are 7 facts about dogs that you may not have known: 1 – Dogs descended from wolves and inherited complex body language from them. These sophisticated forms of canine social communication and interaction may account for the ease at which dogs can be trained,…

Dog Boarding Options: The Pros and Cons

Dog Boarding Options: The Pros and Cons

Are you going away for the summer and don’t know what to do with your dog? Your dog is part of the family, so you want to make sure they’re in the best of hands while you’re away. There are now many more options than just the traditional dog kennel, but it’s important to know…

Thank you, thank you, thank you 60,000 times!

Thank you, thank you, thank you 60,000 times!

We are so excited to announce that as of June, 20, 2012, Release the Hounds and our dedicated walkers have safely completed 60,000 walks! These 60,000 walks have been 7 years in the making, and we couldn’t have done it without you! We’d like to thank you so much for trusting us to care for…