Tag Archives: training

Let’s Talk Hot Spots

What are hot spots exactly? The scientific name is “acute moist dermatitis”, which means localized areas of skin inflammation and bacterial infection. What causes hot spots? Hot spots are a bit of a catch-22. They are caused by itching, licking, and biting, which in turn become hot spots that are itchy, thus perpetuating the itching […]

4 Steps to Fix Separation Anxiety

Hasn’t it been nice to be at home with your pup all day, everyday during this pandemic? I know my cat has loved having all of the extra attention with my husband working from home! The most common reason that a dog will begin to have separation anxiety is from a change in schedule- like […]

New Year (late post!)

It’s hard to believe it is already the end of January, in 2020!! Time seems to fly by so fast, particularly when we are busy! Did you make New Year Resolutions this year? I typically shy away from making them for a multitude of reasons, but this year I do have a few resolutions.  One […]

Tips from an Obedience Trainer: Consistency Rule

Certified Obedience Trainer, Jamie, Shows us how to implement the Consistency Rule.

OC Half Marathon

Sunday, May 3 was the OC Half Marathon. I “ran” it. I say, “ran”, because I was pretty slow, and hadn’t trained well for it. I ran the Surf City Full Marathon in February, and found it very difficult to recover and get myself back onto a consistent running schedule. So, my training dwindled to […]