September 7, 2016
Rescue dogs are an important part of our lives here at DogWatch. Former shelter pups help DogWatch Dealers train new customers, roam the halls of our headquarters in Natick, MA and inspire us everyday. So when we heard about a young dog who traveled thousands of miles in search of new home, we had to share his story! Read post »
July 28, 2016
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 post »
May 13, 2016
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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November 19, 2015
It’s almost Thanksgiving, and folks around the country are preparing for their annual feast to be shared with family and loved ones. Of course, your dog is included among your loved ones. Should he be included in the meal as well?
In fact, there are a number of Thanksgiving foods that you can safely share with your furry family member. DogTails has compiled a list of good and bad Thanksgiving foods for dogs, to help you put together that special bowl for your pup.
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