Looking to buy a puppy? Here are questions to ask breeders.

By |2021-03-10T02:32:21+00:00March 10th, 2021|Puppies, Recommended Breeders, Tips|

If you’re in the market for a well-bred puppy from a responsible breeder, you need to 1) do your homework to pick a good breeder and then 2) have questions lined up to ensure the breeder is a good fit for you! For help selecting a good breeder, check out our popular article: “Guide to selecting a good breeder“ The following [...]

12 Dog-Friendly Stores in Boise (you probably don’t know about)

By |2021-02-13T23:00:23+00:00February 13th, 2021|Puppies, Training Tips|

Board and Train student, Beau Are you looking for a dog friendly store? Maybe you have a puppy that needs to be socialized. Or perhaps you have an adult dog who’s trained and you want to proof his obedience around distractions. You probably know that stores like Home Depot and Zamzows are dog-friendly. But this list is different! I [...]

Puppy Training Expectations: what’s realistic and what’s not

By |2022-05-05T21:59:11+00:00January 21st, 2021|Puppies, Training Tips|

 One of my favorite programs is also one of the most thankless services we offer. That is, the Puppy Head Start Board and Train. Puppy training in general is fine. People really enjoy bringing their puppies in for lessons and drop-in puppy classes. They tend to accept responsibility for their puppy’s behavior and understand that a big part of their puppy’s [...]

What is puppy socialization?

By |2020-12-12T05:00:43+00:00March 8th, 2020|boise dog training, German Shepherd puppy, Puppies, Puppy, Puppy Training, what is puppy socialization|

Puppy Socialization is intentional and positive exposure to people, places, sights, sounds, surfaces and animals. Bringing a new puppy into your home is a fun and exciting time for many families. These bouncing bundles of joy bring with them lots of laughs and love, but it is important that new puppy adopters understand the responsibility they have assumed. Puppies require hard [...]

8 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe This Fourth of July

By |2019-05-23T00:54:04+00:00July 1st, 2018|Dog, dog breeders, dog training, Dogs, Pet Training, Puppies, Puppy, Puppy Training, Spokane Dog Training|

The Fourth of July is supposed to be a time of celebration, but it can quickly become a stressful experience if your pet goes missing. July 4th and 5th are the two busiest days of the year for shelters across the country. Not all dogs find their way back to their owners again. Don't let your dog become a statistic: Play [...]

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