Dog owners often struggle with diverting their dog’s attention away from unwanted distractions. Many have difficulty getting their dog’s attention, period. Although this is a sign of deeper relationship and training issues, there are simple, fun ways to get your dog’s attention that will cost you only time and […]
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While we’re on the topic of playtime with pooches, I gotta share with you this great, new toy I found! For all sizes and activity levels of dogs, as well as all ages of humans in your pack, your pup can now play tug to his heart’s desire […]
The past couple weeks have been crazy. You’ve been there, I’m sure! Those days, day after day, when there is so much to get done. When you keep going, moving, doing, but don’t seem to get much anything done. All the while, your dogs seem to have forgotten […]
Everyone at some point has “that moment”, or three. Everyone. You know what I am talking about. “That moment” when your nerves are at wit’s ends and your playful pooch continues to trample each one. That moment when you’re thinking a puppy-skin rug might be a nice addition […]
So you got that furry, wiggly little ball of excitement home and he is peeing all over your house! It seems he cannot contain his excitement, or at least his bladder cannot. And you would be right to assume such. Young pups, particularly males, have great difficulty […]
Since we were getting a little heavy in Step II of Stop Aggressive Dog Behavior, I find it a good time to share some fun. If you have gotten this far and are implementing the Steps, I want to take a moment to thank you! For me, this […]
No matter what breed, rescue, age, or purpose for your new four-legged companion, dogs thrive on what is fun for them. It keeps them motivated, focused and makes for an all-round healthy pup and pack. Having fun with them also keeps you–the pack leader–motivated, reduces stress, and keeps the relationship quite rewarding.
That is what’s different about Pup Stop. I hold no claim to being a pro, an expert, or any such thing. I am here to simply share with you my experiences in many facets of cohabiting with, training, and even searching for that “right” pup. There will even be posts on some of the best and safe products I have found to remove stains your new pup made, as well as kitchen cupboard formulas for getting the stink out of a skunked dog, and more.