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. […]
Behavior Modification – Rehabilitating a Fearful Dog We received a call from a couple in Virginia in reference to rehabilitating a fearful dog. It was their Boxer, Sadie. According to the family, Sadie had been running in the woods near their house for some time, and after months of feeding her and offering delicious treats, […]