Dog Tails Dog of the Month Bear

Dog Tails Dog of the Month: Bear the German Shepherd

This month’s Dog Tails Dog of the Month is Bear, a handsome, playful German Shepherd from Hilliard, OH. We found out about Bear from Emily and Pat West of DogWatch of Columbus. They had recently worked with Bear’s dad Ike Morris to help him resolve a difficult behavior of Bear’s that had completely disrupted the household – Bear would not stop barking at his tail. We reached out to Ike to ask him about Bear, training with the BigLeash Remote Trainer, and life with an energetic, athletic and loyal German Shepherd Dog! Read More

Chocolate Lab puppy on carpet

The Three Rules of Housebreaking Your Puppy

There are lots of things to look forward to when adopting a puppy: cuddling, playtime, kisses, and the pitter-patter those tiny little feet. One thing that dog owners do not look forward to, however, is housebreaking their new puppy. A notoriously challenging task that can try your patience and lead to some embarrassing moments, housebreaking is a necessary part of puppyhood.

Based on our experience with our own puppies, and what we’ve learned from dog trainers around the country, we present these three universal rules of housebreaking your puppy:
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New Year’s Resolutions: DogWatch Office Dogs Edition

The dogs of DogWatch HQ – including Shiloh the Cockapoo, Lucy the Chug, Brodie the Dachshund, Biz the black Lab and Aussies Millie, Jazz and Nellie – star in our latest video, sharing their New Year’s Resolutions for 2016.

Does your dog have a New Year’s Resolution? Share it in the comments. Happy New Year everybody!

Man hiking at waterfall with yellow lab

Adventure Time: DogWatch’s Checklist for Hiking with Your Dog

Are you planning a hike with your dog? Great idea! Hiking is a wonderful way to get some exercise, explore the outdoors and bond with your pup. Before you hit the trail, though, we’ve put together a checklist to make sure you are prepared for your big adventure.
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