August 26, 2019 | Tips and Training
We had the opportunity to attend the seminar “The Science and Nutritional Literacy Behind the Fresh Food Movement” by Dr. Karen Becker (practicing Proactive Integrative Veterinarian) and Dr. Donna Raditic (professor for both the Nutrition and Integrative Medicine Services at University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine).The Fresh Food Movement is definitely strong.
August 4, 2019 | Tips and Training
Why do otherwise good dogs bite the people they love? Fear and pain are common triggers. For today, we're going to focus on one very preventable aspect of that: discomfort with restraint and body handling.
August 1, 2019 | Tips and Training
Article from ASPCA.org. We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts.
June 26, 2019 | Tips and Training
“How long do I have to give him the food treats?” Positive reinforcement based dog training is fabulous for dogs and people -- solving problems, building skills, enriching relationships. The most commonly used reinforcer is food-- it's powerful, quick to deliver, and we have to feed them anyway!
June 2, 2019 | Tips and Training
The Animal Keeper is proud and delighted to announce that Justin Webster, lead trainer at our Poway location, has earned his CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed) certification from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (the CCPDT).