1. FAQs About Our Dog Boarding & Training Programs

    Here are some of the frequently asked questions we get in regards to our boarding and training programs. We hope that this helps answer some of your questions as well but if not give us a call and we will absolutely answer any questions you have about dog training! Q: What training techniques do you use? A: We are balanced trainers meaning we use operant and classical conditioning to teach the dog…Read More

  2. Positive Only Trainers – The Myth

    There is a lot of unknown information out there about dog training and it can be scary choosing the right dog trainer. We encourage you to do your research and want to share some helpful insight on the "positive only" myth that sounds great, but in reality is a farce and a marketing gimmick. Dog Training 101 - The Basics Even a brand new dog trainer must have a basic understanding of a few things;…Read More

  3. We Need Your Help

    We have an amazing opportunity to be a part of FedEx Small Business Grant contest. The grand prize is a $50,000 grant that we plan on using t build our new dog boarding and training facility! If we were to win this grant we could expedite the process, so that we can hire more people in Adams county, help more families with their dogs, and really ramp up our police K9 program to help keep our commu…Read More

  4. This Is What You Need To Consider Before Becoming A First-Time Dog Owner

    Getting a pet is a rewarding and loving  experience — there are 78 million dogs and 85.8 million cats in happy homes to prove it — but it doesn’t come without its fair share of responsibility. While it can be tempting to choose a dog based on looks alone, there are several other considerations to make based on your lifestyle and personality. So, before plucking the first furry face you’re…Read More

  5. Welcoming a New Dog into Your Home

    The time has come to bring your newest four-legged family member home. This can be a very exciting day but it can also be stressful for the dog. Keep the following tips in mind when bringing home your new best friend for the first time. Gather supplies Gather everything you need for the dog before the time comes to go get him or her. Going to the store to buy things like a collar, leash, food dish…Read More

  6. Happy New Year!

    Thank you all for an amazing 2017! I put together a short montage video of the last year of dog training, everything from obedience, tracking, detection and of course everyone's favorite, bite work for police K9s and protection dogs. Check out the video below and scroll lower to see some cool stats from the year! Here are some interesting stats from the year: We've spent over 300 hours training do…Read More

  7. Adopt A Puppy Or Buy From A Breeder?

    This is a question that as a dog lover you will inevitably come across. There are pros and cons to both sides of the argument.  See our list below. Buying From A Reputable Breeder The Pros: You Know Exactly What Type of Dog Your Getting Good Genetics - Access to Pedigree You Can Get Exactly What You Want Established Training Values Good Work Ethic All Initial Shots Should Be Done Dog Should Be Pa…Read More

  8. Dog Bite Facts & Prevention

    A dog bite can easily be prevented if you are aware of the situation with an unknown dog. Dog's as lovable and cuddly as they may be all have an instinctual voice inside to protect themselves. What you do and how you act around a dog may be viewed as threatening and in that case you could be bitten. Please take a moment and read through this info-graphic on national dog bite statistics. And see ho…Read More

  9. Simple tips to make home buying and selling easier for you and your dog

    Buying a new home can seem complicated, especially for dog owners.  Recent studies  show that many dog owners are even making home buying choices based on the needs and  comfort of their dogs. Thankfully there are several ways to make the process easier for you  and your pet.   Find the right new home There are a few things you should consider when shopping for your new home. Rules and regula…Read More

  10. Protection Dog Training – Getting A Dog For Your Business

    Most business owners when tossing around the idea of a protection dog immediately think LAWSUIT or LIABILITY. The truth is that a properly trained protection dog and handler team is not a liability, and with proper documentation you will not lose a lawsuit if it ever comes to that. We hope that it never does. However, we also live in reality and know threats are out there. Better to be prepared an…Read More