The pit bull controversy has been an ongoing debate for over 30 years. When pit bulls do attack it’s typically results in major injury and sometimes death so the main stream media pounces on the opportunity to make headlines.
Doggie boot camp commonly referred to as a board and training program is one method of getting a trained dog. To describe it briefly our clients set up a drop off time with one of our professional dog trainers at Highland Canine Training which typically takes between 30 minutes to an hour. During the drop […]
6 tips to teach an old dog new tricks. Our professional dog trainers have spoken to many clients who feel their dog is “too set in their ways” for any formal dog training. There is a misconception that if obedience, socialization, and structure are not taught during adolescence then you have missed your chance. The […]
What is a puppy mill? The term “puppy mill” was developed to describe dog breeders that choose profit over the welfare and health of their dogs. If you were to Google images of a puppy mill, the sight can be quite grotesque, causing the average pet owner an overwhelming sense of sadness and anger. […]
Are you Experiencing Dog Aggression Toward People? Curbing it may be easier than you think. Almost 20 percent of dogs surrendered to shelters are there due to their aggression towards people. Aggression in dogs takes on many forms and has just as many causes. As dog owners, we rarely understand the reason for aggression in […]
A Guide to Understanding Why Dogs Bite and How to Prevent Dog Biting Roughly four and a half million people are bitten by dogs in the US every year. This number sounds astronomical, but when you consider that there are almost 75 million dogs live in the United States, the statistics show that only a […]