K9OLOGY BLOG 

Welcome to the K9ology Blog! Here you will find information and insights for a greater understanding of your dog's training, behavior, and welfare needs. We will introduce you to everything from basic obedience and puppy rearing to fun activities and canine sports. We love dogs as much as you do! Our job is to provide you with the latest and greatest in scientific, force-free approaches to a better life with your canine companion. Check back regularly to learn more. 

November 21, 2018

Stress and anxiety during car rides can be the result of varying origins. In most cases, pinpointing triggers is a matter of trial and error in order to successfully counter condition and desensitize the dog.

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Nausea and car sickness can cause extreme aversion...

September 8, 2018

Euthanasia is a difficult subject to talk about. It’s sad, frightening, and extremely personal. However, in light of all the darkness, it is the last gift we can give a sick or dying pet. We hope you find some ease by understanding how to prepare and what to expect thr...

August 1, 2018

At K9ology we LOVE food dispensing toys - but mental stimulation and environmental enrichment can easily be enhanced with some clever maneuvers ...

Option 1: (photo) Take a handful of kibble and toss it on the floor. Your dog will have to browse for each morsel which wi...

May 30, 2018

Owners often reach out to dog trainers when they are at their wits end. We get calls all the time "I've tried everything and nothing's working...", "I need my dog to stop jumping because of risk to ...", "The dog barking is driving me nuts...", "My shoulder is killing...

May 3, 2018

Many owners face one common dilemma: once outside, the dog refuses to come back into the house. There are many reasons why your dog will not comply, and none go them have to do with your stubborn dog. Here's a look at some of the most common conflicts... 

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