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APBC’s Complete Guide to Holiday Sanity with your DOG

APBC’s Complete Guide to Holiday Sanity with your DOG

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town and all the relatives too, Don’t let your dog end up on the Naughty List. If you want your pup to stay off Santa’s Naughty List, then remember, it’s the Season when your dog needs protection from kids and over-exuberant adults and some...

Dog Tricks for Treats – The Leg Weave

Dog Tricks for Treats – The Leg Weave

One of the most popular blog series of 2021 was Tricks for Treats. In this series of posts Aly shared fun tricks that you can teach your dog — we promise there is nothing scary here!  The tricks are easy to teach and fun to learn. This week we are teaching THE LEG...

Dog Tricks for Treats: The Hop Over Progression

Dog Tricks for Treats: The Hop Over Progression

One of the most popular blog series of 2021 was Tricks for Treats. In this series of posts Aly shared fun tricks that you can teach your dog — we promise there is nothing scary here!  The tricks are easy to teach and fun to learn. This Halloween Season we are bringing...

Dog Tricks for Treats – Twinkle Toes

Dog Tricks for Treats – Twinkle Toes

One of the most popular blog series of 2021 was Tricks for Treats. In this series of articles on Aly shared fun tricks that you can teach your dog -- we promise there is nothing scary here!  The tricks are easy to teach and fun to learn. This Halloween Season we are...

What is the best way to train your puppy?

What is the best way to train your puppy?

At Aly's Puppy Bootcamp, we often get asked what the best way to train a puppy? The answer is always to build a strong foundation of relationship and obedience through the Pillars of Pack Leadership. It is never too early or too late to build a healthy foundation for...

How to Create Safe Spaces for Dogs and Kids

How to Create Safe Spaces for Dogs and Kids

If you don't follow me on social media, you may not know that I am a grandma. As a grandma,  I’m learning an entirely new level of safety in my home that simply didn’t exist when my children were little!  Today there are locks on cabinets, toilets, paper rolls that...

Dogs and Kids – How to Keep them Both Safe

Dogs and Kids – How to Keep them Both Safe

Dogs are strangers in a strange land, called HUMANLAND and they are doing their best to navigate it. Our world is full of strange smells, strange sights, strange sounds, strange energy, strange everything.  Kids only add to the complexity of an already strange world...

Kid and Dog Safety – What if it Were a Bear?

Kid and Dog Safety – What if it Were a Bear?

Whenever we are talking about kids and dogs safety, I want to emphasize what that really means is ADULTS & KIDS & DOGS safety. You should NEVER have babies and toddlers around dogs without adult supervision!  All too often we allow our kids to wobble, toddle,...

How to Best Prepare Your Dog for Your New Baby

How to Best Prepare Your Dog for Your New Baby

You just got the news, a baby is on the way!  Supreme joy, shock, surprise, and even a bit of fear (probably a mix of all the above)! Now is the time to think about how you are going to prepare for the baby, right?  Equally important, you also need to prepare your dog...

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