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Martingale Collar Safety & Use

by on June 15, 2018 - Leave a Comment

What Do we Mean by Martingale Safety & Use? Martingale collars are excellent for maintaining control and keeping your dog safe on leash. But you must be mindful if you keep a martingale collar on when off-leash. Martingale collars are ideal for training and control. But they can pose a danger to your dog if […]

Martingale Collar on a Small Italian Greyhound Dog

Martingale Collars for Small Dogs

by on July 30, 2016 - Leave a Comment

Martingale Collars for Small Dogs Martingale collars for small dogs can be particularly hard to find at local pet stores, as this type of collar has yet to gain widespread use or popularity. If you speak to any trainer, rescue advocate, or dog owner who has a dog that slips out a traditional collar, you […]

Barky Dogs – Humor Goes a Long Way When You’ve Got One

by on January 25, 2014 - Leave a Comment

To all those out there with barky dogs – this blog is for you. I love my dogs, but their barking is, well, pretty nerve racking at times. Having 4 dogs, and all terriers (3 Schnauzers and a Westie), you can imagine the kind of barking that occurs throughout my household. In addition, I work […]

Martingale Collar Training

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Is Martingale Collar Training Right for You? Is martingale collar training the right technique for you and your dog? Well, it all depends on the dog and the training technique used. While some dogs learn quickly with the use of a traditional buckle-on collar & leash, others need a little more help. One tool that […]

Dog Walking – Lessons I’ve Learned

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

I have 4 dogs – two raised as pups, the other two rescues, and all of them terriers. One of my rescues, Wes, came to me with lots of baggage. He was food possessive, marked every corner and outpost in the house, would get manic when I would leave, and would escape out of the […]

A Rescue Dog Story – in Memory of Pepper Ann

by on January 22, 2014 - Leave a Comment

Today I lost a friend. Her name was Pepper Ann. Not a name I would have given her, but it suited her well. She was a little spitfire, and made her presence known wherever she was. And she was, well, very peppery! Pepper was saved from being euthanized last year by the Schnauzer Rescue of […]